Menzies Centre for Health Policy

The University of Sydney Menzies Centre for Health Policy

The Menzies Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) is the leading independent scholarly voice on health policy in Australia. It brings together scholars and practitioners with broad expertise in health policy, economics and health services research to produce high-quality analyses of current health policy issues, deliver annual public seminars, education programs and undertake comprehensive research projects. MCHP’s research program addresses four themes that include policies for health futures, serious and continuing illness, equity and governance.


Health policy requires democratic participation

Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder

30 July 2014: Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder argues that formation of health policy needs to be found, rehydrated and nourished if healthcare in Australia is to regain its proud and ­worthy purpose. Read More

Crisis rhetoric is overplayed in healthcare

University of Sydney

30 July 2014: Professor Andrew Wilson, Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder, and Associate Professor Adam Elshaug recently contributed to the Financial Review & GE Healthcare 2.0 Symposium, which brought together industry leaders to identify the key challenges confronting the health sector in Australia. Click here for the highlights package and post coverage of the event.

Getting the research funding balance right

Professor Andrew Wilson

30 July 2014: Professor Andrew Wilson contributes to an article on the proposed Medical Research Future Fund. Read More