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Stephen Duckett

Health and Aged Care Program Director

Dr Stephen Duckett has held top operational and policy leadership positions in health care in Australia and Canada, including as Secretary of what is now the Commonwealth Department of Health.    

He has a reputation for creativity, evidence-based innovation, and reform in areas ranging from the introduction of activity-based funding for hospitals to new systems of accountability for the safety of hospital care. An economist, he is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

Recent

Melburnians heave a sigh of relief – except the health workers

The end of lockdowns means the burden of responding to the pandemic shifts from the whole population to nurses and hospital staff.

18.10.2021 News

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