How do we break the cycle for our politicians? How do we empower them to celebrate big funding decisions into universal and preventive services with the same level of celebration as the big infrastructure spends or acute health bed increases?
Establishment of a statutory body that strengthens the linkages across all areas of government and community with a focus on improved overall health is an appropriate policy response to Tasmania’s long term health outcomes.
Pride. Compassion. Strength. These are the key themes that rose to the top of our discussions with residents of Tasmania’s North West and Western regions.