Lecturer, University of Sydney
I am a qualitative health researcher interested in exploring the health needs and experiences of consumers, and the ways in which society and culture influence people’s health choices and behaviours. I have a particular interest in obesity, breast cancer, and the impacts of stigma on health.
I am currently contributing to an ARC research project exploring how Australians make choices about healthcare, and the resources they draw upon when making healthcare choices.
Many Australians, especially those experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, are asking whether they can afford to keep their private health insurance. Others dont know if they should drop or downgrade their...
A topic of discussion at many barbecues this summer will inevitably be private health insurance. Is it worth it? Do we need it? Every year it gets more expensive. The average 4.8% increase in premiums just announced will...