Members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) have reacted strongly to the National Disability Insurance Agency’s (NDIA) acceptance of recommendations from the recently released Independent Pricing Review conducted by McKinsey & Company.
Ahead of Lymphoedema Awareness Day on Tuesday 6 March, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is joining the Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) in calling on the federal government to support Medicare funding for Australians living with this chronic illness.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on major political parties ahead of this month’s state election to commit to world class rehab hospital facilities for patients recovering from surgery and stroke.
The APA strongly supports the federal government’s announcement on a reform package for private health insurance (PHI), which will improve affordability for all Australians and provide simpler package choices.
The newly released osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee Clinical Care Standard, endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association, outlines the gold-standard best professional care for optimum patient outcomes. However, the APA believes that both Medicare and private health insurance systems need to undergo significant change to make sure patients can get this gold standard care.
Increased exercise and weight loss should be among the first treatment options for Australians with knee osteoarthritis, as per a new Clinical Care Standard released today by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care and endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
The improved budget and design of facilities for general rehabilitation patients under Transforming Health has been welcomed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), who say that physiotherapists’ expertise is finally being listened to.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has joined the call for the Weatherill Government to suspend its ‘Transforming Health’ agenda in response to decisions that show implementation is being driven by budget cuts rather than a commitment to deliver a world-class health system for South Australians.