CHA pre-budget submission for health

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) is Australia’s largest non-government grouping of health, community, and aged care services accounting for around 15per cent of hospital-based healthcare in Australia.

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CATHOLIC HOSPITALS WELCOME TELEHEALTH FUNDING EXTENSION SHOULD BE A PERMANENT FIXTURE

Catholic Health Australia (CHA) says the Federal Government’s decision to extend the current list of Medicare services delivered via telehealth to March 2021 is welcome, but that it should remain beyond the pandemic.

Welcome to this update on CHA activities in 2020

Welcome to this update on CHA activities in 2020. This year has tested the health and aged care sectors more than any other in recent memory. Your systems and staff are under great strain, and are called upon time and again to focus on the task ahead.

CATHOLIC HOSPITALS AND AGED CARE HOMES SAY INVESTMENT IN PALLIATIVE CARE SHOULD COME BEFORE LEGALISED EUTHANASIA IN TASMANIA

Catholic Health Australia rejects the proposed euthanasia legislation and says it members remain more committed than ever in delivering compassionate end of life care to Tasmanians.

AUSTRALIA’S AMBASSADOR GOES TO ROME WITH MISSION ON HER MIND AND FOCUS ON CATHOLIC HEALTH, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

It has to be one of the more unusual postings - a state the size of an Australian suburb with a global community equal to the population of China. But as Chiara Porro, Australia’s newly-installed Ambassador to the Holy See says it is every bit as important as a conventional state.

On behalf of the Catholic Bishops in Victoria, on the release of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board Report of Operation January – June 2020

“The latest report from the Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board is not a celebration of good healthcare, but a sad story of the loss of hope and care for vulnerable people.

The report is notable mostly for what it does not address: mental health, the proportion of patients who died alone, and the number of patients who were able to receive a comprehensive palliative care assessment before a VAD assessment.

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Catholic Sector Welcomes Additional Aged Care Support

The largest non-government grouping of aged care services in Australia, Catholic Health Australia (CHA), welcomes the additional investment of $563.3 million to help aged care providers to continue responding to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

Algorithms Deployed to Save Queuing Time at Hospitals

It’s one of the biggest bugbears for patients the world over and can waste hours of valuable time for paramedics.

SJOG Subiaco Hospital Trials Wearables to Reduce Workplace Injuries

St John of God Subiaco Hospital is the first private hospital in the country to trial a ground-breaking wearable coaching device designed to reduce workplace injuries.

STATEMENT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COVID-19 VACCINE BY OXFORD UNIVERSITY

CHA supports the health and welfare of all Australians. We support the rapid development and equitable distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine for all but especially the poor, marginalised, aged and vulnerable.

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