CHA Nurse of the Year cares for the forgotten

A clinical manager who makes an extra effort to ensure people are well cared for in their dying days has been named Catholic Health and Aged Care Nurse of the Year 2010.

Youth program garners Outreach Healthcare Award

A program that supports young people with alcohol and other drug problems has been honoured with Catholic Health Australia's second annual Outreach Healthcare Award.

Informing holistic pastoral care

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today launched a new publication to assist pastoral carers working across the spectrum of health and aged care, Pastoral Services in Catholic Health, Community & Aged care -- Contemporary Practice.

Health promises: What role for private health?

With 65 per cent of all surgery performed in private hospitals, Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today questioned why neither the Government nor the opposition has outlined new initiatives for private health care.

Meeting the challenges for Catholic care in modern Australia

Plans to expand Catholic health, community and aged care in Australia will be examined at a national gathering in Adelaide this month.

New vision to transform aged care in Australia

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today affirmed its support for Leading the Way -- Our Vision for Support and Care of Older Australians, a strategic plan for transformation of aged care services in Australia.

Health reform has failed the poor: CHA Election Platform

The Government's health reform plan has ignored the needs of Australia's most vulnerable, Catholic Health Australia said today in releasing its 2010 Federal Election Platform.

Health reform implementation plan a good start: CHA

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today welcomed the Federal Government's plan for implementing its major health reforms but said consultation with non-government health care providers is necessary before a workable plan can be formulated.

Lack of detail causing planning confusion for hospitals, aged care

Hospital and aged care service planning is in uncertainty across Australia as the Government continues to make health reform announcements without detailing how they work with the yet to be established Local Hospital Networks, Catholic Health Australia (CHA) said today.

Empowering Nurse Unit Managers to achieve best practice in patient care

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) and Health Super today announced a partnership to conduct a study into how patient care in hospitals and aged care services can be improved by providing Nurse Unit Managers with better support and training.

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