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GP woe: judging seniors’ ability to run finances

GPs need more help assessing the capacity of elderly patients to make informed financial decisions, states a paper published by University of Queensland researchers in the Medical Journal of Australia. Co-author Dr Paul Gardiner, of the university’s school of public health, said ...

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Nurses dig in over RDNS service changes

Victorian nurses are calling on the state’s Royal District Nursing Service to stage the introduction of its new services model over a longer time period and are demanding a range of guarantees for any staff the changes affect. The demands come ...

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Leadership matters in aged care

In an extended interview, education editor Antonia Maiolo spoke to Yun-Hee Jeon, professor of ageing and chronic disease from Sydney Nursing School at the University of Sydney. Jeon discussed her interest in leadership and management specific to aged care and ...

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