Save only the important bits of Medicare

Dust off Medicare. Save the really important clauses as a start — namely complete care for those who could never afford it. Have a five- to 10-year plan for changes in a bipartisan manner, please!

Australia cannot afford a blowout in healthcare. 

A universal health system is encouraged by WHO. 

However, all doctors and patients/consumers of the health dollar need to step back and analyse and be honest about numbers of consultations required to improve health. Central issues that need addressing