Western Australia

Feb 1, 2018

New corrections policy accused of putting West Australian prisoners’ health at risk

Western Australia's peak medical body says a "short-term cost-cutting measure" is putting prisoners' health at risk.

Charlie Lewis — Journalist

Charlie Lewis

Journalist

Don Dale

Western Australia has drastically reduced medical care for new prisoners, putting an already vulnerable group at further risk, according to WA’s peak medical body.

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  1. Kfix

    Smells a bit like the doctor’s union protecting their turf at the expense of nurse practitioners and our health spending.

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