Regional palliative care funding welcome

The Nationals WA welcome today’s announcement to further invest in regional palliative care services ahead of a debate commencing next week on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. Health spokesperson Hon Martin Aldridge MLC says any increase in healthcare is welcome in rural communities but is concerned the State Government’s announcement of more palliative support is…

Martin Receiving his Flu Shot

Martin welcomes expanded vaccinations by pharmacists

West Australians will be able to get vaccinated against illnesses such as whooping cough, measles and meningococcal disease at their local pharmacy from 1 August 2019 following changes made by the State Government. Nationals spokesperson for health Martin Aldridge welcomed the move and recognised the important healthcare contribution community pharmacies make to regional communities. “The…

Fire Truck

Firefighter Cancer Legislation delivers timely and effective compensation

The Nationals WA have welcomed a review into Firefighter Cancer Legislation which confirmed legislation introduced by the previous Liberal National government had assisted more than 20 firefighters impacted by cancer since 2013. Member for the Agricultural Region and former firefighter Martin Aldridge welcomed the recent findings of the WorkCover WA Statutory Review of Firefighter Cancer…