Health

NSW Parliament looks at elder abuse

ON 22 February 2016 CPSA gave evidence at the NSW Upper House Inquiry into Elder Abuse in New South Wales.

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Nation-wide Carer Gateway launched

THE AUSTRALIAN Government has launched Carer Gateway to help Australia’s 2.7 million carers to access information, advice and support services in one spot. It includes a national telephone line, a website and an online service finder that links carers to local support services.

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Cuts a plenty

BOOM times reigned supreme when Mid-Year Economic and Financial Outlooks (MYEFOs) came in, intended as an upbeat gift from your federal Government just before Christmas.

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Interstate emergency ambulance charges

A REMINDER at the start of summer - the travelling season: NSW holders of a Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card, Commonwealth Seniors Health Card, Gold Card or White Card who travel to Queensland are covered for emergency ambulances only. However, they will receive an invoice.

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One in five skip the dentist due to cost

THE LATEST figures out by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that the cost of dental care continues to be a barrier for many Australians. One in five people are putting off visits to the dentist because of the cost.

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