The Gillard Government must act immediately to reverse cuts which threaten to deny lifesaving treatment to cancer patients in regional Australia, Nationals Deputy Senate Leader Fiona Nash is demanding.
“This is the cruellest cut of all,” Senator Nash said.
In December 2012, the Government pocketed... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales—Deputy Leader of The Nationals in the Senate) (13:32): I always think that the Australian people are very positive and are always looking for the bright light at the end of the tunnel. They have a positive outlook on the future of Australia, which is why they get s... ...more
Nationals Senator, Fiona Nash, commended the many life savers who dedicate their summer to protecting lives.
“Thousands of people travel to the coast and other water tourist spots for holidays over the summer holidays making the job for surf life savers challenging,” Senator Nash said.
“These are ... ...more
The Labor government would be wise to listen to rural doctors on how to address the GP shortage rather than forging ahead with ill informed and ineffective policies, Nationals Senator Fiona Nash said.
Senator Nash, who’s been in regular contact with the Rural Doctors’ Association of Aust... ...more
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS INQUIRY - THE FACTORS AFFECTING THE SUPPLY OF HEALTH SERVICES AND MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS IN RURAL AREAS
TERMS OF REFERENCE:
The factors affecting the supply and distribution of health services and medical professionals in rural areas, with particular reference to:
(a) th... ...more
The Coalition has successfully pushed for a senate inquiry into rural doctor incentive payments that are draining country towns of GPs not attracting them.
It will also investigate factors limiting the supply and distribution of health services and medical professionals in regional Australia.
Last night's Nationals forum in Tumut was used as a platform to lobby for a renal unit...
“We were told we couldn't have a dialysis unit in Tumut for less than six patients...now we've gone last that.”
“My husband, Ted travels to Wagga three times a week for dialysis. We desperately need a new one... ...more
Terry Deefholts | 1st May 2010
Senator Nash spent about an hour talking to Shoppingworld customers yesterday afternoon with Nationals candidate for Page Kevin Hogan.
MOST people who have spoken to Federal National Party Senator Fiona Nash in recent weeks highlighted the poor state of t... ...more
Senator Nash (New South Wales) (8:36 PM) —I rise to make some comments on the changes the government is proposing to the private health insurance rebates. The chamber would be well aware that after the introduction of Medicare in 1984 membership of private health funds fell. By 1998, only 30.4 per c... ...more
From the Cooma Monaro Express
BY JOHN BANNON
06 Jan, 2010
Bronnie Taylor is used to helping others as a breastcare nurse in Cooma but even she was overwhelmed by the support of the Australian cricket team when she was photographed with them prior to the Sydney test against Pakista... ...more