Research is fine, but what can we do today for health?

Crikey readers talk overhauling the healthcare system and the relative merits of roads.

Is there a better way to help healthcare than medical research?

Tony Luff writes: Re. “Keane: Hockey robs from the poor — but not the rich — in first budget” (yesterday). Have just heard that Hockey claims that the Medicare co-payment will go into a medical research endowment fund that “will be the best in the world”. Two aspects to that.

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