TITLE

Privatisation: the threat to Australia's public hospitals

AUTHOR(S)
Carrigan, Cate
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal;Sep2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues on the planned privatization of hospitals in Australia. Topics covered include claims that private investors will focus more on profitability instead of healthcare delivery, possible increase in nurse workloads with lower pay, and the action taken by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation to fight privatization.
ACCESSION #
89967128

 

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