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Massive health services shake-up: report

Federal Labor has taken the government to task over reports Medicare, pharmaceutical and aged-care benefits could be delivered by the private sector. The $50 billion-plus outsourcing would be the first time the private sector has delivered a national service subsidised ...

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Union, providers split on 24/7 RN coverage

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation has revealed it is lobbying for regulations that would require at least one (RN) onsite and available at all times at nursing homes. This is one of the major components of the ANMF's submission to the Senate Inquiry into the ...

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