Health

All health services must be accessible to all consumers. Those consumers who are forced to travel long distances for health care must be adequately catered for. There should be more community participation in health and community service. There is a need for adequate representation at local and regional health services. CPSA opposes a two-tier system of health care and the privatisation of health services.

Read CPSA's full health policy here


Nowra Community Dental Clinic is something to smile about

Nowra dental clinic is filling the gap in public dental services on the South Coast.

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Medical alarms and the NBN

Medical alarm users face a number of hurdles with the continued roll-out of the national broadband access network (NBN). 

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Advance care directives: what they are and how to make one

Advance care directives help you take control over important health decisions in the future.  

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Hospital privatisations dead and buried

Cast your mind back to September 2016, when the NSW Minister for Health announced plans to privatise five major hospitals, including Wyong, Goulbourn, Shellharbour, Bowral and Maitland. Since then, following community backlash, the NSW Government has decided to back down on its project to sell off regional hospitals.

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NSW health care too costly for some

In a recent survey comparing health care for older patients in eleven countries around the world, NSW has been ranked worst for affordability.

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