Category: Health

Country health

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (16:15): I rise proudly today to talk about the initiatives in relation to country health, in particular, that were announced in yesterday’s budget. As we have seen all too clearly in recent times, attracting and retaining health professionals—particularly general practitioners, otherwise known as doctors—to our country towns is a challenge. Recently, I […]

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Regional Health Services

  Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:35): This week, in this place we have been debating the inquiry into regional health services, which was referred to the Social Development Committee as a result of a number of concerns raised following the implementation of the Health Care Act, the subsequent dismantling of hospital boards and the restructuring of […]

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I submitted my PATS review, did you?

Complaints regarding the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) make up a large portion of the constituent enquiries my Port Lincoln and Ceduna offices receive. It is after much reflection of these enquiries that I have submitted my review into the PATS Review Consultation Paper. I welcomed the chance to put forward the concerns of the people […]

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