Current Topics and Trends in Australian Healthcare

APA 2021 Awards:

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Now more than at any other time it is important we acknowledge the time and effort our healthcare professionals provide to the community.

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In APA’s Health Industry Awards.

Australian Healthcare Index:
The Australian Healthcare Index is a new report that provides a ‘pulse’ check on healthcare in Australia from a patients’ perspective. Produced by the Australian Patients Association and HealthEngine, this report will be released twice a year. APA sees the report as an opportunity to challenge how healthcare is delivered in Australia. Further information is available by clicking here

Continuation of Telehealth Services until 30th June 2021.
On the 14th of March 2021 the Federal Government announced, among other measures, an extension to the Medicare Subsidy of Telehealth Services. The extension will go until the 30th of June 2021. To read further details click here.

Medibank and doctors form new short-stay no-gap hospital joint venture:
Medibank and more than 40 specialist doctors have formed a joint venture to develop a no-gap surgical facility. The joint venture will give patients more choice in how their care is delivered. To read the full details click here.

APA and Your Wills:
APA is thrilled to partner with Your Wills. Having a legally recognised Will is a key component of financial wellness for all Australians. It provides unparalleled peace of mind when it comes to securing the future of your loved ones. Further details including a special offer for APA members are available by clicking here.

Help APA Campaign on behalf of patients by clicking here to Tell Us Your Story.