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    • 24 OCT 19
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    Health Services and Policy Research Conference – New Workshop Announced!

    HSRAANZ 2019 is only 6 weeks away and the Standard Registration Fee closes 15 November.

    A new workshop has been added to the pre and post conference workshop program –   Reducing Waiting Time for Community Outpatient Services using the STAT Model. This workshop will be presented Friday 6 December 2019 by Katherine Harding and  Professor Nicholas Taylor from Eastern Health Clinical Research Office and La Trobe University,  together with Annie Lewis from  Eastern Health and Dr David Snowdon at Peninsula Health.

    • 17 OCT 19
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    New issue of Public Health Research & Practice: focus on countering the commercial determinants of health

    The steady flow of politicians and government staffers switching to roles in which they are  lobbying for the powerful food, alcohol and gambling industries is a serious threat to public health, according to the authors of an important new study published in the latest issue of Public Health Research & Practice (PHRP), a journal of the Sax Institute.

    • 15 OCT 19
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    How do you get policy makers to take more notice of your research?

    We would all like to believe that the best possible evidence informs health policy. Unfortunately, the translation of evidence into policy is not a simple process.  So how do we make our research more accessible and useful to policy makers?

    This was the dilemma tackled by 25 academic and clinical researchers at a two-day course presented by the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ), the Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) in Sydney on 3 and 4 September, at the The Sydney Policy Lab, curtesy of Sydney Health Partners.

    • 09 OCT 19
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    Actuaries Institute global perspective on Australian healthcare: optimism for progress in tackling sustainability concerns

    The Actuaries Institute Dialogue paper that compares Australia and other developed countries finds possibilities for better integration between private and public health care without the need for radical changes, but rather building on what exists.

    • 08 OCT 19
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    2019 Sustainability of Healthcare Awards and Colloquium – 19 November 2019

    Bond University has announced the launch of the Sustainability of Healthcare Awards and Colloquium, bringing together global leaders to promote best practice in high value healthcare and providing a total of $25,000 to support the award winners and their sustainable healthcare projects.

    The Sustainability of Healthcare Awards aims to improve health outcomes while using resources wisely. Sustainable health interventions should be evidence-based, effective, minimise waste, affordable and able to be implemented in the long term without accumulating adverse consequences for society or individuals.

    If you or someone you know has, or is, contributing to the sustainability of healthcare, visit the Sustainability of Healthcare Awards and Colloquium website to submit your work.

    • 04 SEP 19
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    NHMRC Investigator Grants – the first round – Presentation by the NHMRC CEO

    The University of Sydney has made available a recording of the recent presentation by the NHMRC CEO Professor Anne Kelso AO FAA FAHMS, on the ‘NHMRC Investigator Grant – the first round’ session. 

    • 04 SEP 19
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    New Zealand Cancer Action Plan 2019-2029

    The New Zealand Ministry of Health has developed the cancer action plan (the Plan) in consultation with a number of sector stakeholders to ensure they work collaboratively to prevent cancer and improve detection, diagnosis, treatment and care after treatment for all New Zealanders.

    The Plan sets out the actions required over the next 10 years to ensure better cancer outcomes

    • 04 SEP 19
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    New Zealand Health and Disability System Review Panel Interim Report Released

    The Health and Disability System Review Panel has released its interim report, having delivered it to the Minister of Health last week, consistent with the timeline in its Terms of Reference (TOR). The report reflects the submissions the Panel has received, the feedback from the many meetings attended around the country, and the analysis undertaken over the past several months.

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