Norman Swan


Producer and presenter of the Health Report on ABC Radio, Dr Norman Swan, is a multi-award winning producer and broadcaster.

Dr Swan’s career has been highlighted by his desire to keep the Australian public informed of health developments as they happen. This allows him to combine medical expertise with investigative reporting, clear analysis and the knowledge to report the latest research in health and medicine.

One of the first medically qualified journalists in Australia, Dr Swan is highly regarded by the medical and health professions.


Lower the alarm (We’ve been here before)

EssayTHERE'S NOTHING LIKE a good plague to get the blood moving. When you look at plagues past it is hard to escape the conclusion that there is a hard-wired human response: fear and blame, dread and outrage. Plagues have been...

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