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Déjà vu 4 U

Allan D. Spigelman (St Vincent's Hospital Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)

Clinical Governance: An International Journal

ISSN: 1477-7274

Article publication date: 25 April 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to describe early developments in the Australian healthcare agenda stemming from a recent change in national government.

Design/methodology/approach

The approach is to give the perspectives of an interested observer and stakeholder.

Findings

Healthcare looms large in any democratic election agenda. Promises are made that possess international echoes. Delivery of health care reform in the first few months of the new Australian Labor [sic] Government comply with these suppositions. Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose=the more things change, the more they stay the same.

Originality/value

Health care changes in Australia are drawn to the attention of an international audience.

Keywords

Citation

Spigelman, A.D. (2008), "Déjà vu 4 U", Clinical Governance: An International Journal, Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 147-148. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777270810867357

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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