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Under-fire Bupa meets with aged care advocate

After another horror week of revelations, aged care behemoth Bupa has taken a step towards repairing its reputation by meeting with prominent aged care advocate Stewart Johnston. Last week the ABC reported that more than half the nursing homes run ...

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Gout on the rise, underdiagnosed in aged care

Gout is a condition that affects approximately 187,000 Australians yearly. The global prevalence of gout is increasing and is highest in the Australasia region. More prevalent in older people, instances of gout peak in the age bracket 75–84 years (up to ...

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