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Inquiry to look at My Health Record system

The security measures around Australia's controversial e-health records system will be examined in a parliamentary inquiry. My Health Record came under fire when it was due to be fully rolled out over concerns people's data would not be protected adequately. ...

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Second nurse charged in Samoa baby deaths

A second nurse has been charged over the death of two babies shortly after vaccination in Samoa. Police on Wednesday arrested the woman and charged her with manslaughter and conspiring to defeat justice. She's understood to have been released from ...

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Nurse charged over Samoa baby deaths

A nurse has reportedly been charged with manslaughter over the deaths of two babies who died shortly after being vaccinated in Samoa last month. Last week police in Samoa confirmed the senior nurse had been charged with negligence and conspiracy ...

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Spotlight on the world of illicit medical cannabis use

Researchers have shone light on the medical reasons for illicit cannabis use among Australians. The team from the University of Sydney's Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics surveyed around 1700 individuals in a 12-month period who self-reported cannabis use for therapeutic ...

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Hobart nurse fronts clothing campaign

Retail brand Jeanswest is set to celebrate its fans in a campaign featuring seven of its members, with a Hobart nurse among them. Gracie Patten, who works as a paediatrics and theatre nurse, will take centre stage in the brand's ...

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