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Public health buffeted by free-trade winds

Australia's pharmaceutical benefits scheme is being challenged by lobbying from US industry, writes Patricia Ranald. Giant US pharmaceutical and tobacco corporations are setting the agenda at negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement (TPPA) between Australia, the US, New ...

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Filling the gaps

New rights for nurse practitioners have been welcomed, but will rural health teams survive? The fact that nurse practitioners now have access to the Medicare Benefits Scheme and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme mustn’t obscure that fact that there is a serious ...

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An assurance of support for mum and bub

Federal government strikes deal to give midwives professional indemnity insurance. For the first time in more than seven years, midwives will be able to purchase professional indemnity insurance, under a deal struck by the federal government with a private company. ...

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