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Private health insurance – what’s changing on April 1?

Australians with private health insurance will see their premiums rise on April 1, as well as some big reforms to the health insurance system. Here's what you need to know.

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Primary health networks (PHNs)

Primary health networks (PHNs) were set up to improve patient care and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. Learn more about the role of PHNs.

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Cost of dental care

Dental care can be expensive and patients must often pay for it themselves. This article explains the different ways in which to pay for dental care.

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Foot care

Some health conditions can affect the health of your feet, so it's important to care for them as part of managing your health and wellbeing. Find out more about foot care by reading our page.

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Health and safety of carers of persons with dementia

It’s very important for carers of people with dementia to look after their own health and make sure the home environment is safe for them as well.

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Community nursing

Community health nurses work with people and their families to help prevent disease, maintain health and treat any existing health problems.

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Maternity care in Australia

If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, find out what care, support and services may be available to you in Australia.

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Caring for someone with a mental illness

Caring for a friend or family member with a mental illness can be challenging. These tips will help you look after your own mental health and access support.

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Paying for mental health services

Mental health costs vary depending on where you are and what service you are provided. Learn more about the services and what the costs might be.

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Costs of healthcare

Australia's healthcare system changes for services in different ways depending on the service you are looking for and your own circumstances. Find out more about how charges are levied and paid for.

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