Opinion

Karen Willis, Associate Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University People may be prepared to pay for private care if they think they will get a higher quality of care and not have to wait. But it’s a challenge to find useful information about hospital options....

Melanie Davern, Lucy Gunn, Rebecca Roberts The association between life expectancy and postcodes, neighbourhood locations or train stations tells us that health starts where we live, work, learn and play. They also concisely communicate the importance of social determinants of health. ...

Sarah Winch, Director, Bill Lukin, John Devereux Predicting how long a patient will survive is critically important for them and their families to guide future planning, yet notoriously difficult for doctors to predict accurately. While many patients request this information, others do not wish to know, or are incapable of...