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


Dementia in the spotlight

A series of Australian projects are underway to combat the growing rates of dementia accompanying an ageing population.

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My Health Record: How to opt-out

By December 2018 every Australian will have a My Health Record, unless they opt-out.

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Budget 2018: New medicines listed on Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

The Government will set aside $1.4 billion over five years for a number of new medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS).

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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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