Health

CHA submission to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) regarding Assisted Reproductive Technology

CHA submission to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) regarding Assisted Reproductive Technology

Catholic Health Australia's recent submission to the NHMRC entitled "Draft ethical guidelines on the use of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Clinical Practice and Research (Parts A and B) - NHMRC Draft Guidelines". This submission answers the NHMRC's request for consultation on the draft guidelines from a Catholic perspective, consistent with the Code of Ethical Standards for Catholic Health and Aged Care Services.  

Please follow this link to read the submission. 

Submission on End-Of-Life Care in Victoria

Submission on End-Of-Life Care in Victoria

Catholic Health Australia has recently lodged a submission with the Legal & Social Issues Committee. CHA calls on the Legal & Social Issues Committee to affirm the value of people at the end of their lives by recognising and calling for greater investment in palliative care and to reject attempts to introduce deliberate killing or assisted suicide.

To access the full document, please follow this link

Concerns with proposed changes to proposed Chemotherapy Compounding Payment System (CCPS) on behalf of Catholic Health Australia (CHA)

Concerns with proposed changes to proposed Chemotherapy Compounding Payment System (CCPS) on behalf of Catholic Health Australia (CHA)

Catholic Health Australia's recent submission to the Department of Health outlining its concerns with proposed changes to proposed Chemotherapy Compounding Payment System (CCPS).

To access the full document, please follow this link

Submission to Fair Work Commission: Nurses Award

Submission to Fair Work Commission: Nurses Award

Catholic Health Australia has recently lodged a submission to the Fair Work Commission with regards to the matter of the Four Yearly Review of Modern Awards: Nurses Award. 

For the full document, please click here

Submission to Fair Work Commission: Health Professionals and Support Services Award

Submission to Fair Work Commission: Health Professionals and Support Services Award

Catholic Health Australia has recently lodged a submission to the Fair Work Commission with regards to the matter of the Four Yearly Review of Modern Awards: Health Professionals and Support Services Award. 

For the full document, please click here

CHA submission to Department of Health on eHealth

Catholic Health Australia has recently lodged a submission to the eHealth Division, the Department of Health providing feedback on the 'Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Identifiers: Legislation Discussion Paper'.  

For the full document, please click here

Letter to the PM: Save our Community-Based Mental Health Services

Catholic Health Australia has joined another 71 healthcare organisations as signatories to an open letter, addressed to the Prime Minister, imploring the Australian Government to continue its funding of hundreds of community-based mental health services and programmes across Australia.

With grants due to end on 30 June 2015, the uncertainty surrounding the question of future financing may result in job losses and the termination of important programmes and services for the nations' mentally ill and their carers.

To access the full document, please click here.

CHA submission to IHPA

Changes to Rehabilitation Coding Standard effective 1st July 2015

Together with the Australian Private Hospitals Association, Private Healthcare Australia and the Health Insurance Restricted Membership Association of Australia, CHA has recently lodged a submission to the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority concerning the new Australian Coding Standard (ACS) 2014 which comes into effect on 1 July 2015.

Click here to download the submission

Back to top