public health

High on the agenda of most Australian households is the need for affordable healthcare – and an expectation that our public hospitals will be well funded so that we can access care when we need it. The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (...

‘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...

A new online interactive map of health in Australia, ‘Australia’s Health Tracker by Area’ is a welcome step forward in highlighting areas for attention in health, as well as areas that could act as examples to follow, according to the nation’s leading...

‘The right of privately-insured hospital patients to choose their own doctor, whether in a private or public hospital, is fundamental to Australia’s health care system and should not be tampered with’, Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian...

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