Media Releases

Media Releases

100% surgery target achievable, with non-government support

A new target to treat all people waiting for elective surgery within clinically recommended times can likely only be achieved if non-government hospitals take on expanded roles in delivering both public and private hospital services.

Health and aged care already acting on climate change

Efforts to cut carbon pollution have been underway in health and aged care services for some years, with many Catholic hospitals and aged homes having in place energy, waste, and water reduction initiatives, and several innovative renewable energy programs.

Better care for older Australians at risk in hung Parliament

In the lead up to next Monday's release of a long awaited plan to improve Australia's aged care system, the Nation's largest network of not-for-profit hospital and aged care services has called on all members of the Federal Parliament to put older people's needs ahead of short term politics.

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