IT is almost four years since pre-schoolers Parker, Hendrix, Lachlan and Evelyn were last photographed together, featured on the front page of The Bunyip for being born on one of the luckiest days of all.
MORE than 70 Gawler Health Service nurses and midwives have protested outside the hospital and along Lyndoch Road as part of a state-wide series of industrial actions taken by their union.
INDUSTRIAL action could affect Gawler Hospital from as early as next week, with the state’s nurses’ union doubling down on demands for better working conditions.
NURSES at the Gawler hospital could take industrial action if pay and working condition negotiations between the State Government and the nurses’ union continue to stall.
MEMBER for Spence Nick Champion has forewarned federal health minister Greg Hunt that more questioning is to come over his decision to overlook Gawler hospital for a fully Medicare-rebatable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) licence.
Sound Radiology chief executive Cara Miller has penned a letter to the bunyip defending the federal government’s decision to award her adelaide based practice a fully Medicare rebatable MRI licence, instead of Gawler Hospital.
SOUTH Australian health minister Stephen Wade refused to write a letter of support to the private Adelaide radiology clinic that beat out Gawler Hospital for one of only four fully Medicare-rebatable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) licences awarded in South Australia earlier this year.
GAWLER hospital was overlooked by the Federal Liberal Government for a Medicare rebatable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) licence in favour of four other South Australian sites – one of which is managed by the South Australian Liberal Party vice president.