Lifeline proposed for ailing medical practices

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A deal to buffer private health practitioners and medical schemes from the financial effects of Covid-19 has been proposed by an advocacy group that includes some of SA’s leading health activists, clinicians and researchers.

The Progressive Health Forum (PHF) said its plan would keep cash-strapped practices afloat and put private sector health-care professionals in a better position to help with state patients as infections continue to rise...

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