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Teenager given ‘shut-up pill’ before death

A teenage girl was given Panadol by a remote north-west Queensland hospital and sent home on multiple occasions before succumbing to a serious heart condition that went untreated, Four Corners has revealed. Yvette “Betty” Booth was just 18 when she died from ...

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World’s nurses urge end to Ukraine conflict

The world’s largest nursing federation has expressed solidarity with the nurses and health workers trapped in Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine.  The International College of Nurses (ICN) released a statement urging for an end to the conflict, which as of ...

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Warning over dangerous mosquito virus

Residents in NSW, Victoria and Queensland are being warned to protect themselves from mosquito bites after the detection of a virus that can turn into a potentially life-threatening condition. Traces of the mosquito-borne Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus were found in ...

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Suspended doctor’s bizarre act

A Melbourne doctor who continued to practise after being suspended and then hid from authorities by locking himself in a bathroom, has been convicted and ordered to do 300 hours of community work. Nicholas Sevdalis was handed a two-year community ...

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