Health

Waiting to get on the waiting list

FIGURES released by the NSW Bureau of Health Information shows that there are long waits for some health services with some patients waiting up to a year (or in some cases even longer) just to get to see a doctor and then be put on a waiting list.

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Medicare review underway

THE AUSTRALIAN Government is currently undertaking a review of the Medicare Benefits Schedule.

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Petition for more patient accommodation

DR Linda Samera, a GP and someone who must travel once per month to Sydney for treatment herself, has started a petition calling for adequate on-site accommodation at all major hospitals.

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Start a discussion about your end of life plans

DYING to Know Day (D2K) to be held on 8 August is about encouraging people to discuss their end of life plans.   

Read more: Start a discussion about your end of life plans

Welcome to health care in NSW, where there are waiting lists for waiting lists

A SYDNEY woman who is already blind in one eye and now has a cataract in the other has been told that she will have to wait until March 2016 to be put on the waiting list for cataract surgery.

Read more: Welcome to health care in NSW, where there are waiting lists for waiting lists