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‘Empowering people to self-manage their pain on a daily basis is key to managing chronic pain, reducing pain-related disability and facilitating return-to-work,’ said Senior Research Director Dr Linc Thurecht when commenting on the latest Health Policy...

‘A new report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that if you’re very sick, very young or very old, or live in rural areas, and you want to use your private health insurance and choose your doctor, public hospitals are...

‘Australians using services across the healthcare and social services sectors may fall through the cracks as they try to navigate complex and interwoven systems,’ said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Acting Chief Executive Krister Partel...

Reports that the Australian Bureau of Statistics is considering cutting its Patient Experience Survey should be of concern to everybody who wants health policy based on evidence rather than anecdote, say the Consumers Health Forum, and Australian...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) welcomes the release of the National Health Performance Authority’s latest report, Hospital Performance: Costs of acute admitted patients in public hospitals from 2011-12 to 2013-14 . “This...

A new Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Issues Brief has shown the pitfalls of using the National Emergency Access Target (NEAT) to reduce the length of stay in hospital Emergency Departments (EDs) and improve overall patient outcomes. NEAT...

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