Department of Health (Australia)

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Government of Australia

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Discussion paper

15 Mar 2011

This Discussion Paper has been prepared by the Department of Health and Ageing as a basis for consultation with pathology stakeholders. These consultations will inform the development of advice to the Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, regarding options for future...

Research report

3 Mar 2010

This paper outlines the federal government's plan for a national hospital network, funded nationally and run locally.

The National Health and Hospitals Network will:

• create a single national network of hospitals, instead of eight separate systems,

• be funded nationally, with...


21 Apr 2009

The vision of the National Mental Health Policy 2008 is for a mental health system that:

enables recovery prevents and detects mental illness early ensures that all Australians with a mental illness can access effective and appropriate treatment and community support to enable them...

Research report

6 Jun 2008

Accreditation of Australian Government subsidised residential aged care homes (aged care homes) was introduced to improve the quality of services delivered to older members of the Australian community living in aged care homes. The Aged Care Act 1997 (the Act) firmly established the link between...

Research report

3 Jul 2007

This report provides a picture of public hospitals during 2005-06, using data provided by the states and territories. It reports against an agreed set of performance indicators established under the 2003-08 Australian Health Care Agreements. This year the report includes a focus on older Australians...

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23 Jun 2017

The vision underpinning this interim report is for an integrated and sustainable community pharmacy sector, which is adaptive to the inevitable changes in health care given Australia’s ageing population, rapid advances in technology and ongoing Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) reform.

Research report

4 Oct 2016

The MBS Review Taskforce has completed the first phase of Clinical Committees review under the terms of reference by providing an interim report for the Federal Health Minister. The Interim Report highlights a number of key areas including;

The need for the review Methodology...

Research report

8 Aug 2016

This anaesthesia report is part of the first segment of analysis under the capacity and distribution work. This report 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...

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...

Research 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...

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