Page 751 - Week 03 - Tuesday, 28 March 2023

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the same, whether they are senior or junior, and the team member was stood down pending investigation.

In relation to other questions I was asked, CHS has also been able to advise that, while they do not currently have a single system that holds all information related to breaches of privacy and therefore cannot say with certainly that all information has been captured in the short time frame that they have had, they have been able to identify, in relation to other breaches of access to personal health information which have proceeded to termination, a misconduct investigation or referral to an external body for eight individual matters, but none of those matters are of a similar nature to the breach last week that is currently the subject of media attention, and has been today, which CHS has said was deliberate and sustained over a number of years.

Mr Hanson: On the minister’s statement, she just clarified that a senior nurse who is not in Dhulwa was stood down for inappropriately providing information to the union but last week said in this place there is absolutely no evidence—

Mr Rattenbury: Madam Speaker, on a point of order: there is not a space for Mr Hanson to debate the minister’s response in the standing orders.

Mr Hanson: It is on a point of order. I believe she has misled the Assembly, Madam Speaker.

Mr Rattenbury: You have to bring that as a substantive motion.

MADAM SPEAKER: Please, members.

MS STEPHEN-SMITH: I would encourage you to review the Hansard from last week, Mr Hanson, because your question was about the specific type of incident.

MADAM SPEAKER: Members, please.

Mr Hanson: Leaking information to the union outside of Dhulwa?

MADAM SPEAKER: Members—enough. There is no point of order. If you want to raise a matter, I suggest you consider it and bring it back through a motion.

Mr Hanson: I will. Thanks, Madam Speaker.

MADAM SPEAKER: Do you have further information, Minister?

MS STEPHEN-SMITH: Thank you, Madam Speaker. I shall provide clarity in case Mr Hanson, when he reviews the Hansard, considers that he is of the opinion that I misled the Assembly last week. I can state very clearly that I had certainly interpreted the question and my comments were in relation to the type of activity that CHS had identified—

Mr Hanson: Madam Speaker, on a point of order—

MADAM SPEAKER: Members, please.


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