Category: Health

Local cancer treatment

Last month I received a significant amount of correspondence about the absence of Oncotice treatment at Port Lincoln hospital. Oncotice treatment, which I was unfamiliar with until then, is the administration of Bacillus Calmette and Guerin (BCG), an immunotherapy drug used to treat some non-invasive bladder cancers. The treatment is considered Cancer Treatment, but also […]

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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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