18 June 2015

Chronic failure: next steps for primary care

Why aren’t services and outcomes for chronic disease better? What can be done to improve them? This seminar addressed these questions and outlined proposals in the forthcoming Grattan report on Chronic Failure.

14 December 2014

Why we need new roles for physician assistants

Graduation address (about meeting primary care access limitations in rural and remote Australia) by Stephen Duckett, Director Health Program Grattan Institute, at the Graduation for Division of Tropical Health and Medicine at James Cook University on 17 December 2014.

14 October 2014

The political, economic, social and technological forces reshaping health

Graduation address (about political, economic, social and technological environment of health care), given by Stephen Duckett, Director Health Program Grattan Institute, on his induction as an Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences’ Graduation Ceremony at La Trobe University on 14 October 2014.

3 October 2014

Dying well in Australia

Stephen Duckett discusses a new Grattan report at an ACHSM Queensland Breakfast Forum on good end of life care,

25 September 2014

The great money identity

Keynote presentation by Grattan Health Program Director, Dr Stephen Duckett, at the Australasian College of Health Service Management National Congress, Adelaide, September 2014

1 August 2014

Change to die for?

The baby boomers are reaching old age and in the next quarter century the number of Australians who die each year will double.

1 May 2014

A new way to fund hospitals that could save $1 billion

Stephen Duckett’s presentation about the findings of Grattan Institute’s Controlling costly care report at the South Australian Women’s and Children’s Network’s Futures Forum

1 May 2014

AHHA Roundtable: 30th Anniversary of Medicare

Stephen Duckett’s presentation at the AHHA Roundtable for the 30th anniversary of Medicare.

1 May 2014

Why our wish to be well is putting pressure on our politicians

Government budgets are under pressure and rising health costs are the biggest single cause. But costs can be managed, if our leaders can be brave.

1 May 2014

Ending Australia’s bad drug deal: the three elements of pharmaceutical pricing reform

Australians are paying far too much for prescription drugs, especially drugs that are no longer under patent. At this free public lecture hosted by ANU Canberra, Stephen Duckett discussed how drug prices are set elsewhere and explained the three steps that will get a much better drug deal for Australia.