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Australia’s health system rates well on an international scale

June 18th, 2014

Listen to our politicians and you could think Australia has a very expensive health system that does not give an effective and quality service. Look at the latest Mirror, Mirror on the Wall report of the American Commonwealth Fund comparing 11 developed nations and you would find a quite different picture.

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Australia ranks better than most – significantly on the measure of providing quality care – with per capita health spending well below that of most countries.

The UK’s National Health Service tops the rankings on almost every measure.

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