Health

Fewer pharmacist checks of older people’s medications

EVERY year, one third of unplanned hospital visits are because of poor reactions to medicines.

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Bulk billing must stay

THE campaign to prevent the introduction of co-payments for visits to your local GP is well under way.

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Campaign for country patient accommodation

REGULAR travel to Sydney is non-negotiable for many with serious illnesses which require regular treatment. Yet sadly what seems to be negotiable for those responsible for the health budget allocation is patient accommodation, an essential that is becoming increasingly scarce.

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Axing Medicare by stealth

LAST month CPSA expressed concern about the abhorrent suggestion that bulk billing patients pay a $6 fee.

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Beer, burgers and bulk billing

WHAT do beer, burgers and GP visits have in common?   

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