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February 15, 2020

EMERGENCY CARE IS IN EMERGENCY NEED

PEOPLE ARE DYING IN AMBULANCES PARKED OR “RAMPED” OUTSIDE ED

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS

15th June 2018: “Baby dies at Sunshine Hospital after two-hour wait in emergency” – The Age

8th October 2018: “Two-year-old dies while waiting in emergency room” – SBS

3rd January 2019: “Patient dies sitting in Calvary emergency department waiting room” – The Canberra Times

20th April 2019: “Emergency doctors warn patients dying, conditions unsafe at Royal Hobart Hospital – ABC News

20th September 2019:...

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October 17, 2016

Sign the Petition Before it's Too Late

GOVERNMENT SET TO LIMIT RENTS PAID BY BIG BUSINESS
SAY GOOD BYE TO BULK BILLING & THE FAMILY GENERAL PRACTICE

↓ Down Goes Pathology Rents
↑ Up Goes Pathology Profits
↓ Down Goes General Practices

To appease Pathology providers, the Government has decided that the rents OFFERED BY PATHOLOGY companies to the Landlord are too high.  

It would seem that our Government has decided that it, and not the market or the courts, will determine what...

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October 06, 2016

NEW LEGISLATION - A DISASTER FOR DOCTORS AND PATIENTS

Proposed GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION will mean

LESS GENERAL PRACTITIONERS,

HIGHER COSTS TO PATIENTS,

LONGER WAITING TIMES 

As a result of proposed Government action in relation to pathology collection centres, likely to take place this year, the prognosis for doctors and the public is bleak;

  • Less General Practitioners.
  • An increased likelihood of the need for patients to fund their medical care.
July 25, 2016

AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST HEALTH PRECINCT MAY BE JUST THE BEGINNING

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Artist's impression of Hawkesbury Road in 2036. Source: JRH Design Studio

A report titled “Westmead Innovation District: Building Western Sydney’s jobs engine” just released outlines the proposal for a "Westmead Innovation District" to be the next stage of development for the existing Westmead Health Precinct that will include health services, education and medical research facilities and a health technology park.

Deloitte, together with Healthcare Real Estate compiled the...

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