Health

Leg ulcer care needs Government subsidy

AS UNPLEASANT as they are, lower leg ulcers – technically, venous leg ulcers – have a false reputation for being almost impossible to heal.

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Health Promotion Service for Older People Evaluation Report

Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association of NSW Inc. (CPSA) commissioned an evaluation report on the Health Promotion Service for Older People (HPSOP) to examine the value of a Peer Education model in supporting healthy ageing.

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Don’t Trade away the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

THE AUSTRALIAN Government is currently negotiating a free trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement which they hope to finalise by the end of this year.

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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.

Read more: No prostate cancer checks for men (or women!)

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