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Calls for simpler, more transparent health insurance

Frustration with complex private health insurance policies and unexpected out-of-pocket costs is leading to increased complaints and even some people abandoning their hospital policies.The ACCC has today released its annual report into the private health insurance industry, calling for the industry to make its products more consumer friendly by providing reliable

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New CT scanner for Geraldton as planning begins for major hospital expansion

Health Minister Roger Cook has today announced Geraldton Health Campus is set to receive a new 64-slice, state-of-the-art CT scanner worth more than $500,000.The funding, secured under the Department of Health's Medical Equipment Replacement Program, was confirmed during the Minister's visit to the Mid-West region.Mr Cook also announced project planning

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Historic day as Perth Children’s Hospital welcomes first patients

Western Australian families have today attended the first-ever appointments at Perth Children's Hospital, marking a major milestone for paediatric healthcare in the State.The inaugural outpatient clinics signal the start of a staged opening for Perth Children's Hospital, with the full transfer of services and patients from Princess Margaret Hospital taking

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