Leadership in Positive Ageing

Catholic Health Australia has recognised an aged care facility purpose-built for people with difficult behaviours with the inaugural CHA Leadership in Positive Ageing Award.

Cancer rehab the focus for CHA's Nurse of the Year

A nurse who created a new model of outpatient care for cancer patients undergoing rehabilitation has been named Catholic Health Australia's inaugural Nurse of the Year.

Aged Care Community wins Outreach Healthcare Award

An aged care facility that has united residents in supporting a disadvantaged community in Papua New Guinea has won the inaugural Catholic Health Australia Outreach Healthcare Award.

New book offers moral roadmap

Catholic Health Australia CEO Martin Laverty today launched Christian Conscience, a publication designed to guide health care practitioners through moral dilemmas in an increasingly complex world.

Government can't ignore crucial aged care reform

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) today offered to partner with the Australian Government to implement aged care reforms recommended in the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission's (NHHRC) final report.

Renewable energy to cost health millions

The Federal Government's proposed Renewable Energy Target Scheme will cost Australian hospitals and aged care around $10 million a year, Catholic Health Australia (CHA) revealed today.

CHA: Scrap aged care accreditation

Catholic Health Australia has asked the Federal Government to abolish the current three year accreditation process for residential aged care services and replace it with a constant accreditation cycle that focuses on the quality of care being given to residents.

International experts in social justice, Catholic health to examine Australian disadvantage

Australian and international leaders in social justice will gather in Hobart next month to examine why disadvantaged Australians get sicker more and die earlier.

Waiting lists to grow: 216,000 extra public hospital admissions expected

Four times more people than predicted by Treasury may go without private health insurance as a result of changes to the private health rebate and Medicare levy surcharge, Catholic Health Australia (CHA) revealed today.

09 Health Budget: Gotta do the sums

Catholic Health Australia chief executive Martin Laverty said the health and aged care sectors will have to do the maths on changes to private health insurance and the age pension before the full impact of today's Federal Budget will be understood.

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