Posts Tagged ‘health

Putting citizens at the centre of care

Nov 14, 2010 | Discuss

Putting citizens at the centre of care

The Gillard Government is going ahead with its plan to create local hospital networks, presenting a unique (but possibly elusive) opportunity for Central Australians. Tomorrow night (Monday 15 November) a public forum on local hospital networks will be held between 6.30 and 8.30pm at  the Andy McNeill Room at the Alice Springs Town Council Alice On Line has previously highlighted the various dilemmas for Central Australians that have been created by organising and financing health budgets by S...Read more

‘The choice is dialysis or death’

Mar 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

'The choice is dialysis or death'

If you have been moved by the plight of Central Australian dialysis patients who are being forced to travel to Adelaide for their ongoing treatment, you can help them. Supporters of Billy Nelson,  Nura Ward and other Aboriginal dialysis patients of Central Australia are encouraging people to write to politicians to break the deadlock on treatment of dialysis patients from the north of South Australia, who have no choice about where they can receive life-saving treatment. This ABC TV news report...Read more