CATHOLIC Health Australia (CHA) chief executive officer Martin Laverty is doing a good job at keeping the need for health reform in the spotlight (page 1).
What’s even more important, is that his statements are made with sound foundation because he is drawing on the experience and expertise on offer in the extensive network of Church-run hospitals and aged-care facilities throughout Australia.
These are not organisations motivated by profit but by the call at the heart of the Gospel to care for the sick, frail and dying.
Mr Laverty and CHA are not about to let the politicians dodge or continue to delay on this issue, and with talk in the air about triggers for an early election, the chances of achieving their goals must improve.
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