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Inside track: Healthcare

15 June 2020

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Inside track: Healthcare

In the media

‘We can’t say they don’t have it’: Patients seeking impossible clearances for coronavirus
The RACGP has created a template to help GPs grappling with requests for employer-mandated medical clearances that ‘guarantee’ patients are virus-free before returning to work (10 June 2020).  More...

RACGP: More support needed for GPs on the frontline of COVID-19
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is urging government to provide more support for GPs protecting patients during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. The RACGP President said that inconsistent and confusing messaging and advice has been a source of significant concern (09 June 2020).  More...

Travelling in Queensland and COVID-19 – what Queenslanders need to know
Queenslanders have understood the seriousness of coronavirus (COVID-19) and followed restrictions and directives so well that we have now started to ease restrictions. Queenslanders can now travel freely (except for designated areas) within the state and stay overnight or longer in accommodation. Note: All accommodation providers must have a health management plan in place to reopen (11 June 2020).  More...

Tourism operators lose High Court bid to access Queensland Government documents over border closure
A group of tourism operators, challenging the Queensland Government's border closure, have lost a High Court bid to get copies of the documents the Chief Health Officer relied upon to shut the border (09 June 2020).  More...

Practice and Regulation

Inquiries into the Queensland Government's economic and health responses to COVID-19
The Queensland Economics and Governance Parliamentary Committee is calling for submissions on their inquiry into the Queensland Government's economic response to COVID-19. Further information and details on the terms of reference can be found on the Inquiry Homepage. Submissions close on 30 June 2020.

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