Health Alert (Australia) - 4 November 2013


In This Issue:

- Judgments

- Legislation

- Reports

- Excerpt from Reports:

Australia. Department of Health & Ageing -

..1 November 2013 - GPs can now order subsidised magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services. GPs can request four new Medicare eligible (MRI) services for patients over 16 years of age.

..1 November 2013 - New one stop shop clinical training centre opened. A $17.7 million clinical education centre to train a new generation of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals has been opened by the Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Peter Dutton, in Sydney.

..30 October 2013 - Australians to access more affordable medicines sooner. The Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Peter Dutton, has announced that the Government has honoured its election commitment to make more affordable medicines available sooner for Australians.

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