Organisation

National Health Performance Authority

Acronym
NHPA

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28 Apr 2016
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Every day, decisions are made in hospitals, or by governments, that influence how efficiently hospitals run. In 2013–14, the running costs of public hospitals ($44 billion) continued to represent the largest proportion of the $154.6 billion that was spent on health by all governments, insurers...

Report

18 Feb 2016
139

Although the percentage of children fully immunised in Australia is high, rates are not uniform across the country and there are significant variations at the local level.

Overview: The third report on child immunisation rates from the National Health Performance Authority finds that...

Report

30 Apr 2015
119

Some public hospitals spend nearly twice as much money as others to provide similar services to similar groups of patients.

Overview

Hospitals account for a large share of the funds Australia spends on the health sector each year. In 2011–12, about 30%...

Report

19 Mar 2015
126

More than one-third of Australians (35.3%) went to a GP six or more times in 2012–13, and those who went most often tended to be older and less wealthy, were more likely to have several long-term health conditions and were more likely to see several...

Report

24 Oct 2013
369

This report presents adult smoking rates at the local level across Australia.

In 2011–12, 2.8 million adults smoked tobacco daily and smoking rates varied across local areas. This report shows that the percentage of adults who smoked daily varied four-fold across local areas, ranging...

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