Tag Archives: Red tape

Cheap Healthcare or Great Healthcare – your choice


Yesterday an opinion piece in our local Newspaper stated in big bold letters “Why do ACT women still need to see a GP to get the pill? “ The article was the latest volley in the relentless war that the … Continue reading

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Is this progress ?


It is 1979 Tom is a builder and walks into his his GP in Canberra’s office saying “Doc, my hip is buggered. What can you do for me” Dr Dick examines the offending joint and sends Tom off for some … Continue reading

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