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Dr Nikki Stamp

Dr Nikki Stamp

The NIB Boss Is Wrong, Scrapping Medicare Would Be A Disaster

4 min read

As a doctor, I take pride in the fact that when my patients walk out of hospital, the only piece of paper they get is a letter detailing what happened while under our care.

Health

Health

NIB Health Insurance Boss Slammed For Scrapping Medicare Suggestion

2 min read

It's been branded the "worst idea ever", with the boss of a private health insurer slammed for suggesting Medicare be scrapped and private insurance be mandatory.

Politics

Politics

What A Labor Government Would Really Mean For The 'Medicare Freeze'

4 min read

Last federal election Labor went hard on Medicare, claiming the Coalition would privatise health care.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Cycling Safety Ad Slammed For Being 'Sexist'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

National

National

The Money You're Missing Out On From Medicare And How To Get It

1 min read

About 670,000 Australians are missing out on Medicare rebates because they haven't passed their bank accounts details onto the government. 

News

News

Painkillers Killing More Aussies Than Heroin, Damning Figures Reveal

4 min read

Deaths from opioid abuse have increased by 62 percent over a decade -- and it's Australian women who are its biggest users.

Health

Health

Lifesaving Screenings Shouldn’t Come At A Cost: Breast Cancer Network

2 min read

More than 18,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and doctors say 1 in 5 need an MRI for treatment planning

Views

Views

It's Time To 'Gonski' Health Care For Children

4 min read

When it comes to our children’s education, needs-based funding for schools is well supported and understood.

Views

Views

Hackers Are Helping Themselves To Your Medical Records

3 min read

The ‘Dark Web’ sounds like something invented by Hollywood; the title of a B-grade science fiction movie.