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  • Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill

    The VHA has produced a member bulletin summarising the Bill and the process of requesting and accessing voluntary assisted dying.

    27 September 2017
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  • ACFA report | Funding & financing of the aged care sector

    This member bulletin provides a summary the findings of the ACFA's Fifth report on the Funding and Financing of the Aged Care Sector.

    31 August 2017
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  • Voluntary Assisted Dying report

    The Ministerial Advisory Panel report provides 66 recommendations to guide the introduction of a voluntary assisted dying framework in Victoria. 

    26 July 2017
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  • Victorian Health Policy & Funding Guidelines 2017-18

    The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has released the 2017-18 policy and funding guidelines.

    20 July 2017
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  • Independent Hospital Pricing Authority – the National Efficient Price; the National Efficient Cost

    This bulletin outlines IHPA’s key changes and determinations as they apply to VHA members.

    08 March 2017
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  • Department of Health and Human Services Policy and Funding Guidelines 2016-17

    The VHA summary of key funding policy changes for Victorian public hospitals.

    08 July 2016
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  • Inquiry into End of Life Choices

    The Victorian Parliament's Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee final report from the Inquiry into end of life choices was released on 9 June. 

     

    16 June 2016
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  • Violence in Healthcare Taskforce Report
    16 June 2016
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  • Royal Commission into Family Violence

    Today the final report of the Royal Commission into Family Violence (the Report) was tabled inParliament, after an extensive 15 month consultation and submission process.

    30 March 2016
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  • VAGO reports into patient safety and bullying and harassment

    VHA member bulletin outlining key findings and recommendations from the VAGO reports Patient Safety in Victorian Public Hospitals and Bullying and Harassment in the Health Sector.

    23 March 2016
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  • VAGO report - Hospital Performance: Length of Stay

    The Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO) has released its report on hospital performance: length of stay. The VHA has undertaken an analysis and summary of the report for VHA members.

    10 February 2016
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  • Changes to Meal Entertainment and Entertainment Facility Leasing Expenses

    A Bill to introduce changes to meal entertainment and entertainment facility leasing expenses announced in the 2015-16 federal budget have passed both houses of parliament and will become law on 1 April 2016.

    16 December 2015
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  • 2015-16 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook

    VHA summary of the 2015-16 Mid-Year Fiscal and Economic Outlook.

    16 December 2015
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  • Victorian Health Policy and Funding Guidelines Pricing-Part 1
    29 July 2015
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  • Victorian Health Policy and Funding Guidelines- Part 2
    29 July 2015
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  • VHA Board of Directors

    In accordance with the VHA Constitution, we are calling for nominations from voting member agencies for positions on the VHA Board of Directors.

    27 July 2015
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  • The Commonwealth Budget 2015-16 Analysis
    13 May 2015
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  • Change to meals, entertainment and entertainment facility leasing fringe benefits tax exemption
    07 May 2015
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  • State Budget Analysis
    06 May 2015
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  • IHPA National Efficient Cost Determination 2015-16
    26 February 2015
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  • Victorian Public Hospital Audits 2014-15
    26 February 2015
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  • Mergers and cuts in MYEFO
    16 December 2014
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  • Victorian state election announcements 2014
    20 November 2014
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  • IHPA Pricing Framework 2015-16
    12 November 2014
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  • VHA board election
    22 October 2014
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  • Health Policy and Funding Guidelines 2014-15
    19 September 2014
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  • Plan Melbourne: VHA analysis
    24 June 2014
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  • Changes to Commonwealth Home Support Program
    28 May 2014
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  • Federal Budget 2014-15
    13 May 2014
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  • Medicare Locals Review
    13 May 2014
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  • Mental Health Costing Study
    07 May 2014
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  • Victorian Budget 2014-15
    06 May 2014
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  • National Commission of Audit
    01 May 2014
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  • PDRSS recommissioning
    14 March 2014
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  • Productivity Commission Report on Health
    31 January 2014
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  • Ministerial Review of Victorian Health Sector ICT
    31 October 2013
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  • Update to Rotary Wing Air Transport Fee Increase, and Review of Funding Model for Ambulance Services
    31 October 2013
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  • Review of Australian Govt Health Workforce Programs
    21 May 2013
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  • Release of Senate report on implementation of NHRA
    07 March 2013
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  • NHPA Healthy Communities Report
    07 March 2013
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  • Aged Care Workforce Supplement
    06 March 2013
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  • Federal Government health funding cut threat - Update
    11 January 2013
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  • NHPA Hospital Performance Report
    14 December 2012
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  • Revised Victorian HACC Program Manual
    22 November 2012
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  • ACFA Interim Operating Framework
    10 August 2012
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  • National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards
    30 July 2012
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  • Changes to Aged Care Funding Instrument
    22 June 2012
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  • AIHW Report - Australia's Health 2012
    21 June 2012
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  • Review of Health Services Act 1987
    20 June 2012
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  • New Directions for Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services
    15 June 2012
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  • Rural Capital Support Fund
    13 June 2012
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  • IHPA Final Determination
    12 June 2012
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  • Aboriginal Health Plan 2012-2022
    30 May 2012
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  • VAGO Report- Payments to VMOs in Rural and Regional Hospitals
    23 May 2012
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  • Nurses with Scheduled medicines
    11 May 2012
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  • Performance and Accountability Framework
    10 May 2012
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  • State Budget 2013-14
    07 May 2012
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  • Living Longer.Living Better. Aged Care 10-Year Plan
    20 April 2012
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  • NBN Enabled Telehealth Pilots Program
    04 April 2012
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  • Health Innovation and Reform Council
    07 March 2012
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  • National Advisory Council on Dental Health
    02 March 2012
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  • Prevention Community Model Standards and Guidelines
    06 January 2012
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  • Victorian Health Priorities Framework Release
    03 May 2011
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