Health policy

Statistics

Sixth and final edition – May 2018
28 May 2018

Transforming Health was a major South Australian state government initiative that ran between 2015 and 2017. Its stated aims were to improve the metropolitan Adelaide public acute hospital system and align better models of health care delivery with new and upgraded hospital facilities.

Research report

14 May 2018

This report explores ‘deficit discourse’ in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy. ‘Discourse’, in this context, encompasses thought represented in written and spoken communication and/or expressed through practices.

Research report

14 May 2018

This report explores strengths-based approaches to shifting the deficit narrative in the Australian aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector.

Research report

14 May 2018

This report, sets out a framework for the evaluation of policies, programs and services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia.

Journal article

1 Apr 2018

This study found strong support in the majority of submissions for the Queensland Parliament to draft and enact a Human Rights Act for Queensland (HRAQ), and for the inclusion of the right to health in such legislation.

Report

5 Jan 2018

Transforming Health was a major South Australian state government change initiative to improve the metropolitan Adelaide public acute hospital system. It ran between 2015 and 2017, with the aim of aligning better models of health care delivery with new and upgraded hospital facilities.

The...

Report

12 Dec 2017

This bitesize report looks briefly into public hospital admissions in South Australia that are potentially preventable, how they vary according to where South Australians live, and what that might say about regional inequalities. The report analyses routinely collected public hospital data.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report contains an overview of the ‘top 10’ ranked issues facing Australia’s leaders in 2018, combined with analysis and forecasts from KPMG experts.

Report

16 Oct 2017

Transforming Health was a major South Australian state government change initiative to improve the metropolitan Adelaide public acute hospital system. It ran between 2015 and 2017, with the aim of aligning better models of health care delivery with new and upgraded hospital facilities.

The...

Report

A Health Performance Council report as part of the 4-yearly review (2015-2018)
8 Sep 2017

This report outlines advice on possible improvements to Country Health Advisory Councils (HAC) governance arrangements and information provision and engagement activities.

Draft report

4 Sep 2017

This review is recommending the adoption of consistent accrual accounting and business standards and thedevelopment of a single set of funding principles to guide the setting of fees and charges for accreditation andthe application of a transparent cost recovery policy and methodology.

Report

17 Aug 2017

This NSW Auditor-General audit report finds that there is no overall policy framework for palliative and end-of-life care in the state, nor is there comprehensive monitoring and reporting on services and outcomes.

Statistics

14 Aug 2017

Health Performance Council (HPC) indicator reports monitor changes over SA Health's Transforming Health program implementation.

Journal article

14 Aug 2017

Explores some key questions to ask of potential future governments in relation to health policy in New Zealand

Research report

Four Cooperative Research Centres and the Lowitja Institute: the story so far
9 Aug 2017

This report outlines the journey and the successes of the Lowitja Institute and the CRCs, and showcases how their cumulative efforts have pioneered a new way of conducting health research in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Discussion paper

29 Jun 2017

This paper argues that a comprehensive Framework to guide and direct better health outcomes in rural and remote communities is critical.

Journal article

20 Jun 2017

This journal article attempts to quantify the potential impact of an additional 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on productivity in Australia.

Report

14 Jun 2017

This report looks at what Australia invests in preventive health measures and argues that governments must spend more wisely to contain the burgeoning healthcare budget.

Research report

Second indicator report monitoring the implementation of Transforming Health contains new and updated quarterly data from the first quarter of the 2007-08 to the second quarter of 2016-17
7 Jun 2017

Our indicator reports monitor changes over the Transforming Health program implementation. We selected indicators to monitor changes in patient access and equity taken from the case for change stated in SA Health’s Our Next Steps :

Too many deaths occur in our hospitals Long...

Article

30 May 2017

Leaked documents reveal Commonwealth bureaucrats are considering a proposal to simplify how public hospitals are funded in Australia.

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