CATHOLIC HEALTH AUSTRALIA URGES GOVERNMENT TO EMBRACE AUSTRALIAN AGED CARE COLLABORATION’S WAY FORWARD

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) is urging the Morrison Government to use the Federal Budget to adopt the Australian Aged Care Collaboration’s (AACC) priorities for reform detailed in its new report Aged Care - The Way Forward.

CATHOLIC HEALTH AUSTRALIA MEMBERS MATCH CARITAS AUSTRALIA FUNDING TO BRING CATHOLIC CASH INJECTION TO FIGHT COVID-19 IN PNG TO HALF A MILLION DOLLARS

Catholic Health Australia members have announced they will match Caritas Australia’s funding to bring the total amount raised to more than $500,000 to fight COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea.  

PNG’S CATHOLIC HEALTH WORKERS FACE DAUNTING COVID CHALLENGES

Papua New Guinea is facing a catastrophic COVID outbreak, with nearly 100 new cases daily. Catholic Health Australia and Caritas Australia have joined forces in an emergency appeal that will contribute $250,000 to Catholic Church Health Services in PNG.

PANDEMIC HAS LESSONS FOR GOVERNMENT AND HEALTH AND AGED CARE OPERATORS

Catholic health and aged care operators are calling on government to create clear lines of communication to avoid the confusion that beset the sectors at the height of the COVID pandemic, a review into operations has found. 

MELBOURNE’S EXPECTANT MUMS PUT ON POUNDS DURING THE PANDEMIC, AND SO DID THEIR BABIES

Research by a team of specialists from 12 maternity hospitals and seven health services across Melbourne found babies' birth weights were up, new mums were more likely to be heavier and have gestational diabetes, and fewer babies were exclusively breastfed during the 2020 lockdown.

FORMER NSW PREMIER MIKE BAIRD TO ADDRESS CHA NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Former NSW premier Mike Baird AO has been confirmed as a speaker at this year's Catholic Health Australia National Conference in Brisbane this August.

EPILEPSY BATTLE CLIMBS NEW HEIGHTS

Lisa Gillinder and the epilepsy team at Brisbane's Mater Hospital are scaling new heights to help Make March Purple.

REDEMPTION LIES IN WINNING BACK COMMUNITY TRUST

The Catholic Church’s redemption in the eyes of the community rests on the performance and mission of its agencies, the head of its largest lay ministry says. 

THE CHA VIEW ON THE ROYAL COMMISSION’S REPORT INTO AGED CARE

This week the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s final report into aged care was published detailing an extensive plan to overhaul Australia’s aged-care system. The seven volumes of the report cover every aspect of reform needed to ensure that the growing number of older Australians can live out the remainder of their lives with dignity. 

SCIENTIST MOTHER IS AN INSPIRATION TO ALL

On the face of it Tu’uhevaha Kaitu’u-Lino is a typical Melbourne mother, working from home and wrangling her four kids children through Victoria’s numerous COVID lockdown challenges.

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