Australian Association of Consultant Physicians

Government Reports

National Health Reform Plan

The Government released stage two of its National Health Reform Plan on 13 April 2010, containing further information on the areas of reform and final details of the National Health and Hospitals Network plan. Read the report A National Health and Hospitals Network: Further Investments in Australia's Health.

National Funding of Hospitals

The Prime Minister announced on 3 March 2010 the Government's plans for major changes in the funding of health and hospital care.  Read the Government's proposed changes in the National Health and Hospitals Network for Australia's Future report.  Other related reports are also available at the yourhealth site.

Review of Health Technology Assessment

Read the report of the 2009 Review of Health Technology Assessment in Australia (HTA Review) released by the Minister for Health and Ageing and the Minister for Finance and Deregulation on 27 February 2010. 

AIHW Reports on Medication use for Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Read the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report on Medication Use for Arthritis and Osteoarthritisreleased on 26 February 2010.