Australian Medical Association

Not enough focus has been put on doctors and nurses’ warnings about the deterioration of WA's healthcare system that, as Polly Watkins writes, has been run down for years. 

Health workers are taking action about system failures after seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath died while waiting for care. Polly Watkins reports.

The premise seems simple and hard to argue with: establish an online database for medical records, controlled by the patients themselves, to improve access to crucial information for healthcare providers.

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