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2020: Year of the nurse and midwife

In May, it will have been 200 years since the birth of Florence Nightingale and the World Health Organization (WHO) is marking the date by declaring 2020 as the first ever Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Early last year, ...

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MYEFO: What was in it for aged care?

The government has confirmed its aged care spend announced on the back of the royal commission’s interim report in December’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) but dashed hopes that there would be further funding for providers before Christmas. Last month, Prime ...

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Are you a little bit ageist?

I’m not ageist, but… That’s the train of thought an aged care provider wants Australians to consider this week. In support of International Human Rights Day on Tuesday, Benetas chief executive Sandra Hills asked Australians to unpack their preconceptions of older generations ...

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