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More options for an ACFI replacement laid out

Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt has released a new report canvassing options to modify the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI). The report, Review of the Aged Care Funding Instrument, was prepared by research and analysis company Applied Aged Care Solutions ...

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Freeman, Kennerley make no bones about fractures

Olympic gold medallist Cathy Freeman and television icon Kerri-Anne Kennerley are urging politicians and their constituents to ‘Know Your Bones’ this World Osteoporosis Day. The ambassadors also staged a photo call with politicians at Parliament House in Canberra yesterday following ...

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Grants accelerate solutions to HIV

Four Australian organisations have received a share in close to $155,000 worth of funding for their HIV programs. The funding, provided by ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action Community Grants (PACG), will support organisations in leading community programs that address stigma, discrimination ...

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Awareness of dementia ‘shockingly low’

A new survey of the general public has revealed shockingly low awareness and understanding of dementia, says the peak body representing people with the condition. The survey of more than 1,000 people found more than 80 per cent of Australians ...

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Brushing up on aseptic technique in wound care

Health professionals hoping to learn more about aseptic technique in wound care now have access to a new consensus document by Wounds Australia. Chief executive Anne Buck said the publication will help clinicians provide evidence-based wound care and meet infection ...

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