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Patients who quit prescription opioids with specialist pain care are more likely to improve than those who remain on the…
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The 1970s system where Medicare sends out paper cheques to patients who then pass them on to their doctors in payment for…
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“This is a once-in-a-generation reform to aged care to deliver respect, care and dignity to our senior Australians.” That…
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The federal budget seems unexpectedly awash with cash given the grim prognosis for the Australian economy made last year…
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The so-called Health Care Homes revolution, where practices are given capitation payments to fund patient care, is finally…
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A coroner has called for ‘red flag’ alerts to be added to GP practice software to prompt more assertive follow-up of…
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Just one dose of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is about 80% effective in preventing COVID-19 deaths in the elderly,…
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