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Hospital patient dies after police arrest

A patient at a Sydney hospital has died after being handcuffed and put on a stretcher by police following concerns about his behaviour. The officers were called to Prince of Wales Hospital at Randwick at about 6.30pm on Monday and ...

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Libya: Medical care amongst inhumanity

It was completely heartbreaking to see people caged up in the detention centres, standing behind bars. Their eyes held nothing. Yet when I spoke to them, every single person had a story. There were child soldiers escaping a horrific life ...

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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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Aged care head nurse vindictive, a bully: judge

The head of nursing at a Queensland aged care facility was drunk on the job and bullied her staff, a court has found. She was also incompetent in her care for residents at the Millmerran Centenary Retirement Village, west of Brisbane, ...

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