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

Shingles vaccine

Shingles is a serious disease, but the good news is that it's vaccine preventable. 

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Labor backs Dental

Labor is ramping up the pressure on the Australian Government to reverse cuts to dental funding.

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ACDs rock

The NSW Government has updated it's Advanaced Care Directive (ACD) booklet providing more options for planning future care. 

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Campaign update: Keep our hospitals public

Efforts to oppose the part-privatisation of Shellharbour Hospital stepped up last month, with Unanderra CPSA front and centre.

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Ambulance ‘superstations’ under question

Centralised ambulance superstations raise concerns for patients. 

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