Understanding the Australian Health Care System - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729578615

Understanding the Australian Health Care System

1st Edition

Authors: Eileen Willis Louise Reynolds Helen Keleher
eBook ISBN: 9780729578615
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 30th October 2008

Description

The text provides an overview of the Australian Health Care System at a level suitable for 1st year undergraduate students. It describes the ‘architecture’ of the system and its key components (public hospital sector, private hospital and health insurance, GPs and primary care, community health, public health), some of the things that shape the system and introduces key concepts that underpin it such as the idea of the welfare state or a universal health system.

Details

Language:
English
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729578615

About the Author

Eileen Willis

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Social Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Flinders University, SA, Australia

Louise Reynolds

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Social Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Flinders University, SA, Australia

Helen Keleher