Prof Graeme Stewart retired recently after 40 years as Director of Clinical Immunology at Westmead Hospital in Sydney with ongoing contribution to research and teaching. He continues a career-long commitment as an advocate for the public hospital system.
The statistics released by ABC journalist, Stephanie Dalzell on April 20, define a national disgrace and expose a massive hole in the once intact Medicare safety net. Continue reading »
Widening inequity in access to health care is curable but it may take the Teal Independents to write the script
There is a large and widening hole in the Medicare safety net of which Australians should be ashamed. Far too many people can no longer afford appropriate access to specialist care for serious disorders. The focus provided by the federal election provides an opportunity to explain the cause and start the repair process. Continue reading »
Public policy and personal reticence due to side effects continue to impede the use of Australia’s available and effective AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine at a time when it is most needed, the now critical 6 months before sufficient supplies of alternate vaccines can deliver the desired 80% vaccination rate required to end the need for Continue reading »