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‘It is with great sadness that we report the death of Professor John Deeble AO at the age of 87 years’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. Often dubbed ‘the father of Medicare’, John Deeble...

‘Despite national guidelines recommending that the safest option for pregnant and breastfeeding women is not to drink, almost half of pregnant women in Australia consume some alcohol during their pregnancy—one of the highest rates in the OECD,’ Deeble...

‘Innovations and lessons learned by our New Zealand neighbours could help Australia provide better coordinated healthcare across our hospitals and general practice, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven...

Four Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early career health professionals have been awarded scholarships to attend the 42nd World Hospital Congress, being held in Brisbane from 10–12 October 2018. The scholarships are sponsored by the Australian...

Today’s Grattan Institute report, Safer care saves money , highlights the importance of investing in safety and quality in healthcare to achieve the best outcomes for patients and the best value for the health system and taxpayers. ‘It fails, however, to...

There is startling new evidence tonight as to why it doesn't pay to get sick. More than a million Australians can no longer afford to go to the doctor. AHHA Chief Executive, Alison Verhoeven features in this Channel Ten news piece on out-of-pocket...

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