oa Professional Nursing Today - Health minister to assume more powers if new bills are passed : news

Volume 12, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Two bills recently tabled in Parliament are set to shake up the private hospital industry and centralise decision-making over hospital tariffs as well as the regulation of new medicines and scientific trials within the health minister's office. The National Health Amendment Bill (health bill) and the Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill (medicines bill) were both published in April and there is widespread agreement that they are the most important pieces of health legislation to be proposed in recent years.

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