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Country Pensioners Welcome Patients Travel Increases

“CPSA cautiously welcomes the increases in travel and accommodation allowances for people in regional and remote areas announced by the NSW Government,” said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.

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Decent dental policy like hen’s teeth

“Labor’s $12.5 million dental plan for NSW falls well-short of the $102 million needed to bring NSW per capita expenditure on dental in line with that of Queensland’s,” said CPSA Policy Coordinator Charmaine Crowe.

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Pensioners need dental policy with bite: CPSA welcomes Greens dental announcement

“Pensioners welcome the Greens’ policy for universal dental care, and calls on both Labor and the Coalition to match this policy if they are elected”, said CPSA Policy Coordinator Charmaine Crowe.

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NSW health system risking lives

“The NSW health system is in a state of crisis, putting lives at risk and failing frontline staff” said Charmaine Crowe, CPSA Policy Coordinator.

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Cataract surgery Medicare rebate under the knife

“Cataract surgery patients can expect to be out of pocket by at least $311 effective 1 November 2009 because of the Federal Budget’s cut to the Medicare rebate by 50%” said Charmaine Crowe, CPSA Policy Coordinator.

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