COVID-19

COVID-19

COVID-19 has disrupted all aspects of healthcare. On this page you will find different AHHA publications examining various aspects related to COVID-19.

‘Australia has succeeded in limiting and largely controlling the spread of COVID-19 and we must now shift our focus to responding to the long term health consequences of COVID,’ says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive Adj...

In Australia, the immediate urgency of responding to the pandemic and the pressing need to respond operationally has moved attention away from health system reform. This situation will not persist...

Five Australian health services have been recognised in the International Hospital Federation’s (IHF) Beyond the Call of Duty for COVID-19 recognition program. Beyond the Call of Duty for COVID-19 acknowledges hospitals and health services around the...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has today announced it will jointly award the 2020 Sidney Sax medal for outstanding contributions to the development and improvement of Australian healthcare to the Australian National University...

The RPA Virtual Hospital, known as rpavirtual, is a new model of care which combines Sydney Local Health District's (SLHD) integrated hospital and community care with the latest digital solutions. rpavirtual was launched in early 2020 as an...

‘Tonight’s Commonwealth Budget makes major commitments in health and aged care, much needed to address the major challenges Australia has confronted during the COVID-19 pandemic - but there are many areas of significant need where more effort is required...

‘The pandemic experience this year is a clear reason for the establishment of an Australian Centre for Disease Control,’ says Alison Verhoeven, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive. ‘We welcome Labor’s announcement today...

‘Telehealth hospital outpatient specialist appointments do not seem to have a reduced rate of non-attendance compared with face-to-face appointments’, says the Editor-in-Chief of Australian Health Review , Dr Sonĵ Hall. Australian Health Review (AHR) is...

AHHA provided the following submission in response to the Australian Government Department of Health’s Consultation Paper to inform the development of a 10-year National Preventive Health Strategy. The consultation paper was made available at...

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