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‘Parliamentarians need to actively consider evidence when deliberating on proposed voluntary assisted dying laws’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive, Alison Verhoeven. ‘This is aside from differing ethical...

Out-of-pocket spending on health by households in Australia is rising faster than overall household spending on goods and services—and taking an increasingly bigger slice of the household budget, according to a research study published today in...

Research on 20 Emergency Departments (EDs) in Queensland shows considerable variability in models of care used to meet ever-increasing patient demand. The study has been published today in Australian Health Review, the peer-reviewed journal of the...

Australia’s first enduring voluntary assisted dying laws come into effect today in Victoria. ‘The laws are not only a major shift in the response to end of life —they are a watershed in the rise of the consumer voice in health’, Australian Healthcare and...

An opinion piece on value-based healthcare by renowned breast cancer surgeon and commentator Professor Christobel Saunders, AO , leads topics covered in the April 2019 edition of Australian Health Review (AHR). AHR is the peer-reviewed academic journal...

Unplanned readmissions, GP registrar referrals to emergency departments, the impact of mental illness, and privately practising nurse practitioners are among the topics investigated in the February 2019 edition of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

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