Episode 4: Looking back on health in 2020

Content Warning: This podcast episode contains discussion relating to suicide from 17:45–18:28. If you, or someone you know is distressed, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or lifeline.org.au.

In this episode of Behind the data, host Peter Jean discusses the AIHW’s final releases of the year which examine the impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s health system—including mental health, elective surgery, emergency department presentations, MBS & PBS service use, hand hygiene in hospitals and cancer screening—with Adrian Webster and Matthew James of the AIHW.

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Credits

Presenter: Peter Jean
Interviewees: Adrian Webster, Head of Health Systems Group; Matthew James, Deputy CEO
Producers: Tanya Li, Elise Guy
Music: Bensound

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