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Aussies didn’t skip GP trip in COVID times – Busselton Dunsborough Mail

Australians kept going to the doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic, although the mental health of almost one in three suffered amid increasing social isolation……

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Australians kept going to the doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic, although the mental health of almost one in three suffered amid increasing social isolation.
Those are among the insights gleaned from the Australian Healthcare Index, a new report checking the pulse of the national system through patient perspectives.
In the first survey of 8168 Australians last November, more than one in three (37.3 per cent) reported having more appointments than usual over the previous six months.
Some 53 per…

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