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Health crisis impacts emergency departments

Patients presenting to Victorian emergency departments may expect greater delays due to the growing number of bed closures. Dr Anthony Cross, president of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM), believes that the closure of over 340 beds across the ...

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International headlines

Overseas nurses may face more hoops to nurse in NZ Nurses trained in India and the Philippines may have to sit an exam and face tougher English language requirements to nurse in New Zealand. The Nursing Council of New Zealand ...

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Clever connections

Just as a round of government funding gets underway, new research looks at the growth of teaching nursing homes in Australia and highlights the role they can play in improving quality of care and countering workforce issues. Darragh O Keeffe ...

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Who will be caring for our elderly

A new report paints a bleak picture of aged care, particularly when it comes to nurse numbers, write Annie May. The ratio of aged care residents per nurse will double in the next decade if the current rate of decline in ...

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GPs can help close the gap: report

Many GPs don’t consider ethnicity to be relevant to quality of care, according to a new study. Better identification of indigenous patients in general practices would improve their access to Medicare benefits such as health checks that could help ‘Close ...

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