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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...

23 November 2016 Government action is urgently needed to curb the consumption of sugary drinks in Australia, according to the nation’s leading public healthcare body, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). The Association released a...

‘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...

The Sidney Sax Medal for 2016 was last night awarded to Professor Helena Britt at the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association’s (AHHA) annual dinner in Brisbane. “The Sidney Sax medal is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding...

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 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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