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Walpiri Transient Camp, Katherine: Western medicine can’t be expected to work for disadvantaged Indigenous Australians unless housing and social disadvantage are also addressed.

How a rethink of emergency care is closing the gap, one person at a time

A safe home, a working fridge and access to transport are all needed before western medicine has a chance of working in the long term. But a new way of providing care can help.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has passed a new policy with no requirement that doctors accept after-hours messages. (Shutterstock)

Seeing a family doctor just got even harder in Ontario

Hospital overcrowding in Ontario is at an all-time high. And the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario just passed a policy that will make it worse.

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