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Government injects $60 million into telehealth services

jenniferwratten Dec 20, 2018 4:46:39 PM
Government injects $60 million into telehealth services
There is a significant disparity in access to GPs across the Australian population. In 2014, the Bureau of Health Information reported our major cities utilised about 40% more GP services per capita than those in regional and remote areas, with roughly 36 million GP services being conducted in our cities compared to 2 million in regional and remote Australia. Mental health services are just as hard to access for regional, rural and remote dwellers - specifically, death by suicide is almost twice as likely in rural and remote areas due to lack of support services.

10/10 rebates for Better Access Mental Health Services

jenniferwratten Oct 11, 2018 6:52:24 PM
10/10 rebates for Better Access Mental Health Services
Did you know that people living in rural and remote areas of Australia face more daily challenges and stressors than living in the main cities?  These include a greater prevalence of chronic conditions, disability, and generally poorer health.  In some areas reporting 8 times the hospitalisation rate for mental health-related issues.

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