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Case study: Using matched-control groups to evaluate a volunteering scheme

Geoff Mulgan, Monday, 3rd June 2019 -  Do volunteers in hospitals make a difference? This programme used matched control groups in adjacent hospital wards to capture the impact of hospital volunteers, writes Geoff Mulgan,

Mental Health the Poor Cousin of the Health System

Contributor, Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 -  Although recent investment in mental health is welcomed, the budget isn’t hitting the mark for prevention services, heard attendees at the annual post-budget breakfast last Thursday.

The Need for Stronger Leaders in Healthcare

Contributor, Thursday, 10th May 2018 -  New health leaders are needed more than ever. But how do you become one? Australia’s largest industry – the healthcare sector, is changing, increasingly disrupted by new technologies

Healthcare Barriers Hurt Most Vulnerable – NFP Report

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 10th November 2016 -  Australia’s most vulnerable people continue to face fundamental barriers in trying to access health care, according to a new report. The QUT-led Real Health of the Nation survey

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Equal Healthcare Through Innovation

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 10th August 2016 -  Frustrated by healthcare inequality in the public system, five medical practitioners have set up their own clinic to service marginalised communities, writes Ellie Cooper in this

NFP Claims the Message from Voters is Health Matters

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 5th July 2016 -  In the wake of the tight election results the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has called for cooperation on health claiming the voters have spoken. The peak…

Budget 2016: Healthcare Budget a Mixed Bag for NFPs

Eisha Gupta , Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -  The federal budget delivered by Treasurer Scott Morrison has been met with mixed reviews by the healthcare sector. The budget included key proposals and provided:
  • $29.9 million

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SPOTLIGHT: Co-operatives Help Healthcare

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th July 2013 - 
A community medical co-operative in Canberra shows what can be done when communities get together to respond to a shortage of health services, reports Alan Greig from Social Business

Tax Changes Threaten Health Research Funding

Staff Reporter, Monday, 16th July 2012 -  Gina Anderson is a member of The George Institute Board and was Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Philanthropy Australia from 2005- 2010. Healthcare is a global issue,…

US Healthcare Philanthropy Under Pressure

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th November 2010 -  Lower donations to healthcare organisations in the US has resulted in more money being spent on fundraising and a lower Return on Investment , according to a new benchmarking report.…

Think Tank Backs Primary Care Organisations

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd September 2010 -  Regional Community and Primary Healthcare organisations should be established and resourced at Commonwealth level, according to a Not for Profit Policy Think Tank held in Canberra…
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