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Federal Election 2007

Health and the federal election, 2007

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (9): 484.

Can politicians rise to the challenge, or do doctors need to become politicised?

As the federal election campaign unfolds, two key questions emerge: how will alternative health care policies of the two major political parties influence voter choice, and how will health care change once the political victors take charge of the Treasury?

Martin B Van Der Weyden, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, Editor
The Medical Journal of Australia, Sydney, NSW.
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