In this section we provide working papers prepared by the Department on key policy areas or analytical questions. This output represents one example of the enhanced emphasis within the Department or use of analytical techniques and the sharing of working analysis publicly for the purpose of assisting the debate on health policy and the health services.
July 2017 – Department of Health, Acute Hospital Expenditure Review
May 2017 – Trends in Public/Private Patient Activity in Public Acute Hospitals
Oct 2016 – Introducing a tax on sugar sweetened drinks – Health Rationale, Options and Recommendations
May 2016 – Working Paper on Acute Hospital Finance and Efficiency
May 2014 – Projected Demographic Effect on Health Service Costs in 2015