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Rise in out-of-pocket costs

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released its annual report – Health Expenditure Australia 2017–18 – and it shows that out-of-pocket costs for individual Australians have risen 32.6 per cent. The report also reveals a slight increase in overall ...

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Skilling up: the postgrad edge

  In comparison to other disciplines, Australian nursing has only come relatively lately to academia. Traditionally, academic qualifications were not viewed as necessary for nurses. The movement of nursing education to the tertiary sector has seen many changes from the ...

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