Submission - Access to Medicare in prison


Summary

Date: 10 August 2017

In August 2017, the College wrote to the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, and the Minister for Indigenous Health, the Hon Ken Wyatt MP, outlining support for the introduction of access to limited Medicare items for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners. This contributes to broader ongoing discussions regarding prisoner health and access to equivalent healthcare in prison.


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