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‘Huge step’ as abortion access changes

All doctors and nurse practitioners will be able to prescribe the pregnancy termination pills, and all pharmacies can stock it as new rules are brought in. Until now, prescribers and dispensers of the two-part medical abortion treatment needed extra certification ...

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Student nurses lead the way in aged care placements

The Australian Primary Heath Care Nurses Association (APNA) has stationed its first 76 student nurses in aged care homes to complete their clinical placements. The students are part of a new Commonwealth-funded aged care placement program, where eventually, the residential ...

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NSW and QLD report alarming uptick in flu cases

Australia is facing a sharp rise in influenza cases across several states, including New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland, putting health authorities on alert. While Covid cases in Australia have decreased by 20 per cent compared to last week, there's been a ...

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