CPD Fellows argue for more inclusive, comprehensive dental reform to cover the most vulnerable While the government’s $4bn dental health reform package has the potential to reduce waiting lists and encourage early intervention, it has… more
CPD’s John Menadue was recently invited to speak at the 11th National Rural Health Conference, held in Perth in March 2011. One in three Australian live in rural and remote… more
CPD’s John Menadue was recently invited to speak at the 11th National Rural Health Conference, held in Perth in March 2011. Here is an edited version of John Menadue’s speaking notes: There are systemic problems in… more
Are the ads made by John Singleton attacking the ALP’s health record telling the whole story? Jennifer Doggett tunes in
The Coalition released its health and hospitals package today, including a pledge to establish local hospital boards. Before the paperwork stacks up too high, Jennifer Doggett has a closer look… more
Jennifer Doggett considers that the significance of the COAG meeting on health reform needs to be seen in terms of politics, rather than policy.
Jeff Richardson provides an alternative response to the National Health and Hospitals Network announcement with concerns about the Commonwealth creating a health monopoly
Ian McAuley describes how the health sector would look to an industry economist, and finds some strange practices.
John Menadue AO identifies a lack of political will as the essence of the problem for governments facing health care reform. The solution is governance reform that puts a permanent independent Australian Health Commission in… more