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Are pill organisers doing more harm than good?

The humble pill organiser could be doing more harm than good, according to researchers. Researchers from the University of East Anglia have developed a guidance system to help prescribers and pharmacists decide which patients should use a pill organiser. The study ...

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NSAIDs overused and putting residents at risk

Researchers have found that NSAIDs, such as common Ibuprofen, are being overused in aged care, putting residents at risk. The study – which looked at over 10 thousand residents during a three-year period – also found that the “triple whammy ...

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Jump in complaints lodged to aged care body

Australia’s current aged care complaints body has seen a 23 per cent increase in the number of issues raised. The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner’s 2017–18 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on Friday by Minister for Senior Australians and Aged ...

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