Catholic hospitals, aged care facilities and community care operators are deeply disappointed that the Tasmanian Parliament has voted down an amendment that would have given them and their staff the right to not participate in a voluntary assisted dying scheme.
Catholic Health Australia is urging the Morrison Government not let the once in a generation opportunity presented by the Royal Commission for lasting and meaningful reform pass it by.
Catholic Health Australia, the largest group of not-for-profit hospitals, says reforms allowing younger Australians greater access to private hospital services could not come soon enough as latest Australian Prudential Regulation Authority figures show subdued uptake among young people.
Catholic Health Australia has welcomed an independent panel’s findings that hospitals or aged care facilities should not be forced into participating in an assisted suicide regime should it become law in Tasmania.
At the relatively tender age of just 31 Stephen Teulan could have declared to himself that he had scaled the heights. He had just become a Deloitte partner, done a stint in Washington DC, and had a year on secondment as finance director at a health group with a $250 million annual revenue.
Work is underway on the $154 million Calvary Bethlehem Health and Retirement Precinct in Caulfield South. The integrated development will bring retirement living, community care, GPs, other primary health care services, residential care, and Calvary Bethlehem’s existing specialist care services together in one location.
Catholic Health Australia is partnering with HESTA to launch a new category of award recognising the sector’s commitment to social justice.
Catholic Health Australia, Australia’s largest non-government grouping of aged care services, today welcomed the launch of a nationwide coalition of providers to advocate for better aged care standards and funding.
Catholic Health Australia says it’s more vital than ever to heed the central message of World Day of the Sick and deliver ’trust based care’ during the pandemic.
For decades the survival rates for ovarian cancer have remained stubbornly low.
Dubbed the silent killer, it has few symptoms and women are often diagnosed when the cancer is already at an advanced stage.