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GP nurses could lead the way on anxiety diagnosis

The discussion about the mental health of our older population is slowly coming to prominence yet the scale of the issue is not fully understood. Approximately half of all aged care residents exhibit symptoms consistent with depression, but these stats are likely ...

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Rise in out-of-pocket costs

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released its annual report – Health Expenditure Australia 2017–18 – and it shows that out-of-pocket costs for individual Australians have risen 32.6 per cent. The report also reveals a slight increase in overall ...

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