Health

Hospital funding cuts

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to save Sydney’s Prince of Wales Hospital’s hydrotherapy pool from being privatised, after NSW Health cut the hospital’s funding by $35 million.

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No prostate cancer checks for men (or women!)

PROSTATE cancer in Australia is both the second most common cancer and the second leading cause of death in men.

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Palliative care Senate Inquiry calls for more funding and stronger standards

A Senate Inquiry into palliative care has recommended that there be separate funding for palliative care, rather than it being included in general funding and subsidies.

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Raising the alarm

There are a number of types of devices that act as medical alerts to raise the alarm should something go wrong.

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More bad news for the Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme

DESPITE the best efforts of campaigners, the Lower House voted to close the Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme.

Read more: More bad news for the Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme

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