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Clarity is key in transfers of care: panel

The importance of good communication and concerns surrounding consumer-directed care were among the key points of discussion at Akolade’s Transfer of Care for Complex Consumers conference today. The topics were covered during a panel discussion on what consumers expect from ...

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Patients hurt by govt health plan: inquiry

State governments and health experts have come out swinging against the federal government's plan to slash public hospital funding. The government's 2014/15 budget included plans to change the way it funds public hospitals from 2017/18, indexing it on population growth ...

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Quarantine health from GST: ANMF

Nurses have called on the government to rule out any move that would result in the GST being extended to include basic health services. In a statement, ANMF federal secretary Lee Thomas said reports that the Coalition was considering such ...

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Verhoeven calls for collaboration on funding

As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull begins to reframe the government's approach to economic management, discussions on how Australia funds its health system must remain front and centre, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association has said.  AHHA's chief executive, Alison Verhoeven, ...

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Proponents rally to keep RNs in aged care

Union members, community groups, local government representatives and aged-care workers gathered outside NSW Parliament last week ahead of a debate on the future of registered nurses in NSW nursing homes. Prior to the scheduled parliamentary debate on a petition of ...

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