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This report focuses on acute care services provided by hospitals for sports injuries treated in Australian hospitals in 2012–13.
This report covers work-related injury by providing information on two sets of hospitalised cases. The first is hospitalised cases funded by workers’ compensation. The second, which overlaps with the first, is hospitalised injury cases where the injury was reported as having occurred while the patient...
The aims of the present study were to illustrate and discuss the effects of the non-maintenance of equivalent prices when the comparators of pharmaceuticals listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule (PBS) on a cost-minimisation basis come off-patent and are subject to statutory...
South Australia's University of Adelaide is researching the social structure of Eyre Peninsula communities to determine potential impacts from oil and gas exploration in the Great Australian Bight.
It is part of a four-year, $20 million collaborative science program between oil giant BP, the...
South Australia enters 2017 facing mass layoffs in the automotive manufacturing industry and the potential closure of the local steel industry. These two shocks combined threaten to obliterate more than 25,000 jobs.
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The community-services sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia, as a consequence of governments moving away from direct involvement in service-provision and increasingly contracting with non-government welfare organisations (NGOs) to deliver human services. The perceived increase in NGOs’ reliance on government funding has...
This report provides an overview of the evidence base on work in health promotion settings that addresses the social determinants of health inequities. The review identifies key aspects of ‘what works’ to reduce health inequities in settings through focussing on social determinants of health. It...
This article discusses the challenges of combining significantly different methodological approaches to investigate citizens’ access to e-health. We define the term access beyond broadband connectivity (material access), to also include motivation, skills and different type of usages (van Dijk, 2005), which in e-health ranges from...
The South Australian (SA) Health in All Policies (HiAP) initiative provides a framework and mandate for intersectoral policy work on the social determinants of health. Participation in decent and meaningful employment is a key social determinant of health, and is also an important strategy to...
Across Australia, low-income people lose about six years of life compared to their better-off compatriots.
If policymakers want to reduce health inequities, one of the best ways is to create environments that promote better health. This is known as addressing the ‘social determinants of...