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April 23, 2021

JAMES MCMAHON – ST JOHN OF GOD HEALTH CARE BOARD DIRECTOR – REFLECTING ON HOW ANZAC VALUES LIVE ON IN CAREGIVERS

Service, courage, duty, and fellowship were values that guided James McMahon’s career in the Australian Defence Force – and they are values he sees reflected in […]
April 26, 2021

NEW TELEHEALTH EXTENSION WELCOME, BUT SHOULD BE WIDER AND PERMANENT

The list of Medicare services delivered via the telehealth program was due to end this month, but following calls from patients and providers, including CHA and […]
May 3, 2021

CHA CALLS ON SA GOV TO EXAMINE FUNDING PATHWAY FOR PALL CARE BEFORE EUTHANASIA

The peak body for Catholic health and aged care providers is calling on the South Australian Government to properly investigate the cost of a world class […]
May 6, 2021

ASSISTED SUICIDE NOT COMPASSIONATE CARE: CATHOLIC HEALTH AUSTRALIA

Catholic health and aged care providers have urged South Australian MPs to first hold an inquiry into how the state can fund a world class palliative […]
May 11, 2021

CATHOLIC HEALTH AUSTRALIA WELCOMES AGED CARE PACKAGE – LEGACY DEFINING MOMENT

Catholic Health Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s formal response to the Royal Commission in Aged Care calling the $17.7 billion package a landmark moment for […]
May 11, 2021

CHA WELCOMES PROSTHESES REFORM BUT WARN AGAINST REMOVAL OF ESSENTIAL ITEMS

Catholic hospitals have welcomed the Federal Government’s reforms to bring down the cost of medical devices but warn any move to remove essential items like hips, […]
May 28, 2021

PALLIATIVE CARE WEEK – COPING WITH THE DEATH OF A PARENT

By Natasha Michael A single death can transform a life, particularly when a child loses a parent. It is estimated that every year in Australia, 10,000 […]
June 1, 2021

COMPASSION IN ACTION: RECOGNISING INNOVATION & IMPACT IN SOCIAL JUSTICE

Social justice in the Catholic health and aged care sectors is a rich tradition that for many of us stretches back more than a century when […]
June 1, 2021

ST VINCENT’S INDIGENOUS HEALTH CLINIC – A SIGNIFICANT STEP TOWARDS CLOSING THE GAP

Indigenous health remains one of the biggest challenges facing the nation. While we work towards “closing the gap”, the fact remains that if you are an […]