Over 30 Australian healthcare organisations and patients have joined forces in voicing concerns at the potentially devastating drop in Australians presenting for health checks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It comes as the Continuity of Care Collaboration (CCC)  announced a  campaign telling Australians to “Don’t Wait Mate’ when it comes to their healthcare. The Don’t Wait Mate campaign has been formulated in response to concerning data that shows a decrease in patient attendance at various health services across Australia.