In light of recent statements in the media purporting that the private hospital industry in Australia is driven only by profit rather than patient care, Catholic Health Australia feel it timely to emphasise that our not-for-profit public and private hospitals make a substantial contribution to those needing hospital care, aged care and other services.
Catholic Health Australia Media Releases
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) welcomed today’s opportunity to present to the Western Australia (WA) committee as part of the WA inquiry into end of life choices.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) welcomes the recent release of the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association’s (AHHA) blueprint of Australia’s healthcare system for a post-2020 National Health Agreement.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) welcomes today’s release by the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare of a detailed report on the utilisation of private health insurance in all Australian Hospitals using data from 2006 to 2016.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) is disappointed the Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) Bill has been passed today by the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) congratulates the Health Minister for continuing to pursue important reforms in the private health insurance sector.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today stated that the David Tune five year review of aged care reform signals a way forward for further reform toward a single care service system with both residential and home care places allocated direct to consumers based on assessed needs.
Federal Health Minister the Hon Greg Hunt MP today at Parliament House launched Catholic Health Australia’s (CHA) newest report examining how the growth of privately insured patients in public hospitals is impacting Australia’s health system.
Access to high quality palliative and end-of-life care in aged care facilities will enable more Australians to have a good death, aged care, palliative care and aged care consumer peak bodies said today.