Organisation

Department of Health (Australia)

Owning Institution

Items authored

Discussion paper

27 Jul 2016

The Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation (the Review) forms a key component of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) made between the Commonwealth and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia (the Guild). As outlined in the 6CPA, the Review is based on specific Terms of...

Report

1 Jun 2016

The Australian Government has released the first National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy to guide the response to the threat of antibiotic misuse and resistance.

The strategy was developed in partnership with industry and government, and will guide action by governments, health professionals, veterinarians, farmers and...

Website

17 Apr 2016

A new free online tool will help guide and support athletes, coaches and sports administrators on the potential consequences of illicit drug use in sport.

Federal Minister for Sport, Sussan Ley, today announced the release of the Illicit Drugs in Sport (IDIS) e-learning education...

Report

9 Mar 2016

This psychiatry report is the first to be produced under the capacity and distribution work. It involves updating the supply and demand projections previously completed by the former Health Workforce Australia (HWA) and published in Health Workforce 2025-Medical Specialists Volume 3 (HW 2025 Vol 3).

Report

9 Mar 2016

The Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Doctors (AFHW-Doctors) report published in December 2014 indicated that Australia’s health workforce is under pressure and must undergo significant transformation to meet future demands for healthcare. Despite the projected overall position of oversupply, imbalances within the medical specialty workforces...

Items published

Website

21 Dec 2017

Over the past few years, a number of Australians have expressed interest in the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. There have only been a limited number of well-designed clinical studies on medicinal cannabis and so it is hard for some doctors to find quality...

Draft report

11 Dec 2017

This draft strategy continues the long-standing national commitment to tackling risky alcohol use and related harm in the community, through a combination of law enforcement, prevention, early intervention and health care strategies.

Strategy

6 Dec 2017

Australia’s Aged Care Diversity Framework is a timely and important step towards a more inclusive future for aged care services in Australia. Whether barriers to appropriate aged care are perceived or real, they must be addressed to meet the diverse needs of the community.

Report

23 Nov 2017

This report reviews the actions undertaken to implement the principles and goals of the LGBTI strategy and considers the success of the strategy – and opportunities for improvement – from the perspectives of stakeholders.

Report

25 Oct 2017

This review examined whether current systems provide assurance that aged care recipients receive appropriate care and that failures of care are rapidly identified and addressed.

Items authored

25

Items published/produced

102

Associated content

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