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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2018

The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) began in 2006. It aims to reduce the morbidity and mortality from bowel cancer by actively recruiting and screening the eligible target population aged 50–74 for early detection or prevention of the disease. This monitoring report is the...
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Cervical screening in Australia 2018

The National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) aims to reduce cervical cancer cases, illness and death from cervical cancer in Australia. Cervical screening in Australia 2018 is the latest annual monitoring report for the NCSP, presenting key data for women screened in 2015 and 2016 (prior...
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Injury as a chronic health issue in Australia

This briefing provides an overview of injury as a chronic health issue in Australia. The report highlights the long-term health consequences following severe injury and the effects on individual's physical and psychosocial wellbeing. Types of injuries covered include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, severe...
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Sentinel events in Australian public hospitals 2004-05

Sentinel events in public hospitals 2004-05 is the first joint publication of the Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and presents data on the number and nature of sentinel events occurring in Australian hospitals...
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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2005-06: findings from the National Minimum Data Set

This report presents data on publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment services and their clients, including information about the types of drugs for which treatment is sought and the types of treatment provided. The data contained in this bulletin are derived from the comprehensive...
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Health and community services labour force, 2001

This report contains information on people employed in health and community services in 2001. It is divided into broad sections on the population, economy and industry context; characteristics of health and community services workers; health occupations; community services occupations; and geographic regions.
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Mortality inequalities in Australia 2009-2011

Australia is one of the healthiest countries in the world. However, despite relatively high standards of health and health care in Australia, not all Australians fare equally well in terms of their health and longevity.
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Community aged care packages in Australia 2002-03: a statistical overview

This report is the fifth annual compilation of national data on this Australian government funded program designed to provide assistance to enable frail or older people with complex care needs to continue living in the community. The aim of this report is to highlight the...
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Rural, regional and remote health: indicators of health status and determinants of health

This report focuses on a comprehensive range of health issues concerning people living in rural, regional and remote Australia. It includes information relating to health status (such as rates of chronic disease, injury and mental health) and determinants of health (such as tobacco smoking, alcohol...
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Rural, regional and remote health: information framework and indicators: version 1

The rural health information framework seeks to identify all the types of information that are important to develop an understanding of, and to monitor, the health of rural, regional and remote populations. Based on the National Health Performance Framework and written in consultation with a...