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Is there an alternative future for aged care?

The coronavirus has been described as a cunning and invisible enemy by virologists and politicians. They should know what it takes! As its genetic code compels it to continually reproduce to survive, the virus effectively seeks out whatever opportunity it ...

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Trauma informed care in a modern hospital setting

This article explores the relationship between physical trauma, psychological trauma and the integration of trauma informed care in a modern hospital setting. Traumatic physical injury is the leading cause of death in the first four decades of life. It accounts ...

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Dancing in the face of death

Around the world, nurses are in the thick of inconceivable conditions. Their workplaces have become warzones against a mysterious disease that has rampaged nations and ravaged lives. Daily, healthcare workers witness horrific scenes of suffering and death.  So why are ...

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There’s a hole in the aged care funding bucket

The royal commission’s interim report, ominously titled Neglect, was released on 31 October. A great early Christmas present for all Australians, chosen especially with the government in mind. In response, Prime Minister Scott Morrison joined Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck, ...

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