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The Rudd hospital plan — many pitfalls to avoid on the way to a better health system

Kathy Eagar
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (9): 515-516.
Published online: 3 May 2010

We are waiting for the details — without these the plan will fail

The Rudd hospital reform plan1 could be better. That said, it does have the potential to be a significant improvement over what we have now. No doubt it would be better to have one level of government assume 100% of health funding. But that was never going to happen. So it’s time to accept that and move on.

  • Kathy Eagar

  • Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.

Correspondence: keagar@uow.edu.au

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