9 facts about the Oz health system

How does Australia stack up against the rest of the world when it comes to the health system?

If you listen to politicians, economists, shock jocks or public opinion, you may get the idea that Australia’s health system is falling apart.

Long waits, poor care and unsustainable costs are the common complaints fuelled by a media obsessed with bad news.

But what’s the reality? 

Australian Doctor offers some facts and figures.