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End of life research given funding boost

Australia is set to become a leader in palliative care research, thanks to a $60 million grant for end-of-life care projects. South Australia will particularly benefit, as Flinders University received $8 million for its palliative care related research. College of ...

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Talks begin on $1.1 billion from workforce supplement

Coalition meets with stakeholders to determine fate of funding package.  The Coalition has begun consultations with the sector on the best way to redistribute $1.1 billion in funding from the scrapped workforce supplement, keeping a commitment it made last year. ...

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Aged care tops the urgent list

Leading nursing experts want to make aged care the profession’s top priority for the year ahead.  Nursing organisations and professionals from around Australia have agreed: aged care will be one of the biggest issues on the agenda in 2014. This ...

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A prescription for future care

It is essential that we expand the role of nurses in the delivery of primary healthcare if we are to meet Australia’s future health needs.  Our healthcare system is under threat. Our ageing population and the way we live are ...

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