Health policy

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.

Journal article

14 Aug 2017

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

Statistics

14 Aug 2017

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

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.

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.

Journal article

27 Apr 2017

Formation of Australia’s National Drug Strategy (NDS) included an extensive consultation process that was open not only to community and public health stakeholders, but also to representatives of the tobacco and alcohol industries.

Australia is bound by the World Health Organization Framework Convention on...

Report

19 Apr 2017

The existence of labour and human rights abuses in medical goods supply chains has implications for Australian healthcare companies and public procurement, as the health and well-being of Australians should not come at the cost of the abuse and exploitation of workers in low-wage countries....

Journal article

1 Apr 2017

This paper explores the challenges that arise through the multidisciplinary nature of evidence-informed policy making.

Report

30 Mar 2017

Summary: This review presents a refreshed strategic direction for adult palliative care and proposes a suite of initiatives to help manage future increases in demand for palliative care.

We know that as people live longer there will be more people with complex conditions...

Discussion paper

27 Mar 2017

In 2016, the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) Policy Advisory Committee on Health and Wellbeing (PACHW) discussed increasing concerns by health services and multicultural advocates regarding the low levels of awareness among culturally diverse communities about the role and engagement of accredited interpreters....

Report

24 Mar 2017

Summary: The information used in the report in order to compare health funds is based on data collected for regulatory purposes. This information is the most appropriate, independent and reliable data available.

The report is intended to help you to decide which health...

Report

24 Mar 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...

Discussion paper

27 Feb 2017

The purpose of this Accreditation Systems Review is to build upon the information collated through the NRAS Review and provide advice to the Ministerial Council on the governance, structure and cost-effectiveness of accreditation systems in the National Scheme.

Journal article

15 Feb 2017

There is a growing body of literature about the barriers to, and enablers of, the use of research evidence in policy and practice. Research funders are in a unique position to influence activities aimed at promoting research use.

During the past decade, NSW (New...

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