Surgeons and dentists cost more, but drugs are getting cheaper.
New figures show we are spending less on health than we used to but it mightn’t last, and surgeons and dentists are charging more.
Finance minister Grant Robertson delivering his first budget.
Health, housing and education get funding boosts in the fiscally conservative first budget delivered by New Zealand’s coalition government.
Nearly every Canadian family has a wait time story. This is because our system is not designed to provide optimal care for patients with multiple chronic diseases.
To improve wait times for surgery, Canada needs to fix its health-care system. Developing a national seniors’ strategy would be a good place to start.
Men and women living in areas of highest socioeconomic disadvantage have a 29% higher risk of being obese.
The government’s focus on treating chronic disease neglects the importance of obesity and the benefits of preventive health measures tailored to gender and socioeconomic circumstances.
David Cameron deceives us once again.
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The government used careful wording to pull the wool over our eyes about NHS spending.
In the absence of evidence, the real reason for cuts to health spending may well be ideological.
The unsustainability of government health expenditure in Australia is a myth that has been carefully nurtured to justify policies to transfer costs from government to the public. Tomorrow’s budget is expected…
Researchers predict that the cost of mental illness to the Australian government, already at $7 billion a year, will double…