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NSW public hospitals “struggling to cope with current demand”, says AMA

Just over a quarter of NSW public hospital patients – 27.6 per cent – were not treated within the clinically recommended time, an increase of… read more about NSW public hospitals “struggling to cope with current demand”, says AMA

New Dependents Bill promises to save young people thousands, but more is needed

The latest private health insurance reforms have passed the Australian Parliament, allowing young people to remain on their parents health cover until age 31, and… read more about New Dependents Bill promises to save young people thousands, but more is needed

Health and socioeconomic inequalities of Australian children revealed

Mirage.News writes about a new report revealing health and socioeconomic inequalities of Australian children and youth including potential years of life lost, hospital emergency visits,… read more about Health and socioeconomic inequalities of Australian children revealed

Key facts about the Medicare Benefits Schedule changes

Changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) are underway and have the support of doctors, The Australian writes. The changes bring about reforms to MBS… read more about Key facts about the Medicare Benefits Schedule changes

The Guardian: Australia’s maternity wards strained as evidence mounts of COVID-19 baby boom

The Guardian Australia writes demand for maternity services is increasing in some parts of Victoria, prompting fears the public system is ‘at breaking point’. Victoria’s… read more about The Guardian: Australia’s maternity wards strained as evidence mounts of COVID-19 baby boom

Sustained growth and record benefits signal Australia’s confidence in private health

Confidence in Australia’s private health care system continues to grow with the latest statistics showing more people are taking out hospital and general treatment cover…. read more about Sustained growth and record benefits signal Australia’s confidence in private health

October 20, 2021

Health insurers are bracing for an increase in complex NSW hospitalisations once COVID-19 restrictions end.… https://t.co/fPodAYW6rz

October 19, 2021

Good news for south-east Queensland region which is set to benefit from a $40.5 million redevelopment of St Andrew’… https://t.co/dobsp5PZVX

October 14, 2021

RT @healthdirectAU: Australia is hitting vaccination targets, which hopefully means the end of lockdowns. But what if, instead of feeling e…

October 14, 2021

Great to see not for profit health fund HCF giving back to their members. A fund run for people, not for profits.… https://t.co/aeP1zaQvVN

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