About Us « Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital

About Us

Mission Statement

Our mission is to deliver quality health care in a safe, compassionate and professional environment.

Our Values

Through our values of care, respect, teamwork, commitment and professionalism, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare.

Care – through empathy for others.

Respect – acknowledging the dignity and uniqueness of each individual.

Teamwork – understanding that nothing can be achieved without a combination of individual contribution and joint effort.

Commitment – to our patients and our profession.

Professionalism – through continuous learning and innovation, striving to be the best in all we do.

Our Commitment

The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital is committed to the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights (Second Edition).  The Charter recognises that all people seeking medical care in Australia have the right to seven key elements of Healthcare, being: Access, Safety, Respect, Partnership, Information, Privacy and Give Feedback.  For more information relating to the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights please visit: https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/australian-charter-healthcare-rights.


The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work and pays respect to Elders past, present and future.

Quality Commitment Statement

The team at Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital value our patients and your care is our priority. We pride ourselves in providing you with an excellent medical outcome as well as providing quality clinical care whilst you are staying with us.

We maintain high standards of patient care. Our quality and safety processes are continuously monitored and improved through our Organisational Risk Quality and Safety Management System.

By adhering to, reviewing and implementing new processes, through corporate and clinical governance, open disclosure, management reporting, policy development, audits, document control and reporting and responding to events that occur in a timely manner; we strive to meet the eight (8) National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital strives for excellence as a customer focused organisation through:

  • continuous improvement
  • innovative leadership
  • review and evaluation of our services
  • use of information gathered from a range of sources including our patients, their carers, suppliers and customers
  • effective use of equipment and resources

We provide our services on a non-discriminatory basis and access to our services are available to all interested customers and stakeholders.

The staff, management and board of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital pride themselves on their commitment to professional conduct and copies of our Whistleblowing and Protection Policy and Privacy Policy are available.


The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital is accredited to the National Safety and Quality in Health Services Standards (NSQHSS) with Globalmark Certification Body.


The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital services the local community and outlying areas of the Darling Downs. The LBPCH was originally opened as St. Aubyns Hospital in the early 20th Century, with the hospital upgraded in 1971.

In 2002 the former Kingaroy Shire Council purchased the Hospital land and buildings following the closure of St. Aubyns. The Hospital was later leased and reopened as the South Burnett Private Hospital. After a short closure, the hospital was reopened in 2016 and since then operated by the South Bank Medical Group.

Key Features:

  • One Operating Theatre
  • Eight bed overnight post-operative recovery rooms
  • 14 day procedure recovery chairs
  • Licensed for Surgical, Anaesthetic, Haematological and Oncology Services with the Private Licensing Division of Queensland Health

Our Staff

Executive Director – Professor Mark Radford MD (Nagasaki), PhD (Flinders)

Professor Radford is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for Queensland Eye Institute. Mark completed his first undergraduate degree at Flinders University of South Australia in 1978, and his Doctor of Medicine at Nagasaki University School of Medicine in 1992. During this period he also completed a PhD at Flinders University (1989).

Chief Operating Officer – Kelly Langdon

Kelly Langdon was a partner with Hanrick Curran, and from 2004 provided general management services for the Queensland Eye Institute. From January 2014, Kelly took on the full-time role as General Manager and in 2015 became the Chief Operating Officer for Queensland Eye Institute Foundation and the South Bank Day Hospital. Kelly’s qualifications included a Bachelor of Human Resource Management and Economics.

For the health and safety of our patients, staff and visitors, we ask you do not enter the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital if you:

  • Have been in contact with a known case of COVID-19
  • Have recently travelled overseas or interstate and have NOT undergone a two week quarantine
  • Are awaiting COVID-19 test results
  • Have cold or fever symptoms (sore throat, coughing, sneezing etc)
  • Recently visited a COVID-19 hot spot (as identified on the Queensland Government website)

Please note that all visitors at this time will undergo contactless temperature checking. Our staff will also require the full names and contact details of all visitors to the building.

Thank you for your cooperation at this time, please don't hesitate to contact us on 07 4162 1444 if you have any concerns.