Rudd Government announces $632 million to train new doctors (15/03/2010)

The Rudd Government will invest $632 million to train a record number of doctors - to tackle doctor shortages, expand capacity and deliver better health and better hospitals. In total, the Rudd Government’s investments will deliver an additional 5,500 new or training General Practitioners, 680 medical specialists, and 5400 pre-vocational general practice program (PGPPP) training places over the next ten years. Continue reading

Rudd Government Plan for Health Reform (12/3/2010)

The National Health and Hospitals Network will deliver better hospitals by establishing a national hospital network, funded nationally and run locally. This is the most significant reform to our nation’s health system since the introduction of Medicare. For more information including speeches, reports and media releases, click here. Continue reading