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Residential aged care wait times stretch

Older Australians have been waiting longer to enter residential aged care facilities after being approved for the service by health professionals. The median waiting time for 2017/18 was 121 days, up from 105 days in 2016/17 and 84 days in ...

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Golden staph infections rising in Victoria, WA

The rate of golden staph infections is on the rise in Victoria and Western Australia, with men and older Aussies more likely to fall victim, research reveals. Doherty Institute experts found Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections acquired in the community had ...

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