With up to 14,000 preventable deaths in our hospitals each year, and with Australia falling behind in the e-health revolution, the case for health reform has never been stronger.

Australia has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make fundamental changes to the way society views and treats illness, a group of leading healthcare academics and clinicians will argue at a free public lecture and debate at the University of New South Wales on Monday 24 May.

Achieving lasting reform is the topic of the Faculty of Medicine 2010 Dean's Lecture Series - Solutions, Not Problems: Reinventing the Healthcare System. The forum will be moderated by the presenter of ABC Radio National's The Science Show, Robyn Williams.

Speakers include:

What: Free public lecture and debate, facilitated by ABC broadcaster Robyn WilliamsWhen: Monday 24 May, drinks 6pm, lecture 7pm- 8.30pmWhere: Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington Campus

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