27 September 2016

What do we know about the safety of hospital care? – Melbourne

The quality and safety of hospital care has been in the news in both Victoria and New South Wales in the last twelve months. In this Policy Pitch event Dr Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program at Grattan Institute discussed issues in monitoring and improving the safety of hospital care.

1 August 2016

Getting primary care right

Everyone agrees we need to improve primary care. The Commonwealth government is proposing ‘health care homes’ as part of the answer and a move to paying GPs to look after the whole patient. In this Policy Pitch, Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program at Grattan Institute presented some findings from Grattan Institute research. Anne Congleton, and Jane Gunn then joined him on a panel to discuss how to improve primary care.

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.