What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?

3 04, 2018

Explain the roles of individuals, communities and governments in addressing the health inequities experienced by ONE group other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Another student answer provided by Xanthe. Take some time to read through this sample answer to question 24 from the HSC PDHPE 2012: Explain the roles of individuals, communities and governments in addressing the health inequities experienced by ONE group other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This question was worth 8 marks. Check out NESA's marking [...]

28 03, 2018

Describe the advantages of Medicare for Australian citizens.

By |2018-03-26T19:43:16+10:00March 28th, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on Describe the advantages of Medicare for Australian citizens.

Describe the advantages of Medicare for Australian citizens. comes from the 2012 HSC PDHPE exam. It is question 21 and is worth 3 marks. The answer provided, once again comes from Maja. Australia’s public health care system is supported by Medicare, which provides health care cover for all Australian’s. Introduced in 1984 by the Commonwealth [...]

23 03, 2018

To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians?

By |2018-03-22T15:08:26+10:00March 23rd, 2018|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians?

The 2015 HSC PDHPE exam, Questions 24 asks: To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians? and is worth 8 Marks. Below is a lovely sample answer from Xanthe. Personally, I loved the first paragraph. It really sets up the rest of the answer and shows that the question [...]

13 02, 2018

Closing the Gap – 2018 Prime Ministers Report

By |2018-02-13T10:16:23+10:00February 13th, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on Closing the Gap – 2018 Prime Ministers Report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR9Hkl_y3ho&feature=youtu.beClosing the Gap is the Government funded program aimed to close the gap between health inequities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Each year, the Government releases the Prime Ministers report on this program identifying which aspects are on track to achieve the targets in the specified time and which are [...]

30 08, 2016

What are the responsibilities of each of the three levels of government for the delivery of health services in Australia?

By |2016-08-30T10:06:15+10:00August 30th, 2016|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on What are the responsibilities of each of the three levels of government for the delivery of health services in Australia?

What are the responsibilities of each of the three levels of government for the delivery of health services in Australia? is question 22 in the 2014 HSC PDHPE exam paper, and is worth 4 marks. The question What are the responsibilities of each of the three levels of government for the delivery of health services in Australia? flows [...]

9 03, 2016

Primary Health Care for Chronic Disease

By |2016-03-07T14:01:43+10:00March 9th, 2016|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on Primary Health Care for Chronic Disease

Chronic disease in Australia continues to be a major health priority, but is this because of poor primary health care for chronic disease.  Health care expenditure and chronic disease go hand in hand in Australia's health care system. Each year Australia spends over $1 billion planning, coordinating and reviewing the care associated with chronic disease. [...]

27 11, 2015

Australia’s Health

By |2015-12-11T19:56:02+10:00November 27th, 2015|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, How are priority issues for Australia's health identified?, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|0 Comments

Every two years the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare release Australia's Health.  Australia's Health is one of the main publications HSC PDHPE students need to interact with. Many HSC PDHPE teachers will get their students to read through the smaller publication  Australia's Health in Brief, BUT I always encourage my students, particularly those who are looking to get [...]

10 11, 2015

Michelle Bridges Sells out

By |2015-11-12T13:32:50+10:00November 10th, 2015|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|0 Comments

Michelle Bridges recently featured in a Woolworths advertisement about health "freaks" and eating a "healthy" diet, that apparently comes out in a package!! Have to say it... sell out!! Michelle Bridges has built a good reputation in the health industry as an activist for... health. But this latest stunt has her declaring that growing your [...]

8 11, 2015

Smoking Risk Factor for chronic diseases

By |2015-11-08T20:00:15+10:00November 8th, 2015|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|0 Comments

Smoking is a risk factor for just about every chronic or lifestyle disease known to man. People who smoke place a greater burden on our health system. Smoking is linked with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, increases in CVD, diabetes, stroke, and pretty much every type of cancer. A recent article from channel nine reported [...]

13 07, 2015

Regulating Alternative Health Care

By |2015-11-02T12:37:22+10:00July 13th, 2015|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|0 Comments

Recently a mother was arrested for neglecting her baby boy along with her naturopath who had given her poor advice. The baby had lost 1 Kg in a month, which left the child malnourished and requiring emergency care at hospital. The greater issues raised on The Project was the need to regulate the alternative health [...]