MEDIA RELEASES

TURNBULL NEEDS TO DO MORE TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM MENINGOCOCCAL B The Turnbull Government needs to progress a national response to meningococcal B, to ensure as many young Australians as possible are protected against the devastating disease. Today’s release of the Medical Journal of Australia looking at the issue of meningococcal B show that Australia
TURNBULL’S LATEST ATTACK ON PUBLIC HOSPITALS Waiting times for elective surgery and in emergency departments are set to blow out even further under Turnbull’s latest cuts to hospitals. Reports today confirm that Turnbull plans to pursue retrospective cuts that will see every public hospital in Australia worse off. This is just another sign of how
CATHERINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND MEDICARE MEMBER FOR BALLARAT   SENATOR DEBORAH O’NEILL SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR INNOVATION SENATOR FOR NEW SOUTH WALES   LABOR TO INTRODUCE NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR PRIVATE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT PROVIDERS A Shorten Labor Government will protect patients and families by
The Turnbull Government cannot ignore their obligation to ensure that refugees in Nauru and PNG continue to receive medical treatment based on the best medical advice. Australian doctors are rightly concerned about the lack of transparency and handling of medical treatment at regional processing centres under the Turnbull Government. The Department of Immigration and Border
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