Health care rationing

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Briefing paper

What should be done to fix the crisis in social care?

The number of people unable to get the care they need for things like washing and dressing is increasing; care providers are going out of business and, faced with the possibility of catastrophic costs, many people are fearful of the future. This analysis sets out...
Report

Better health and care for all: a 10-point plan for the 2020s

This final report of the Lord Darzi Review puts forward a 10-point plan to achieve this, as well as a 10-point offer to the public which sets out what the health and care system will be able to offer if this plan for investment and...
Report

The Lord Darzi Review of health and care: interim report

This interim report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health presents evidence in preparation for the final report, which will be published in the lead up to 70th anniversary of the NHS, and will set out a long-term funding and reform plan for health and...
Report

Removing seriously ill asylum seekers from Australia

Asylum seekers go through an extensive assessment process in Australia. Those who are found not to be refugees are removed from Australia by process of law. For those who are seriously ill, removal is a particularly distressing event, leading to a future heavy with the...
Video

Rationing: the case of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

This lecture was filmed on 18 May 2015 as part of the public lecture series of the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at the Queensland University of Technology. Topic: Rationing - The case of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the place of...
Briefing paper

Rationing in healthcare

Rationing healthcare in some form is inevitable, even in wealthy countries, because resources are scarce and demand for healthcare is always likely to exceed supply. This means that decision-makers must make choices about which health programs and initiatives should receive public funding and which ones...
Report

Trends in aged care services: some implications

The ageing of Australia’s population will call for the provision of aged care services to much larger numbers of people over the next few decades. Services will also need to meet the challenges posed by the increasing diversity of older people in terms of their...