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Brendan Murphy says CSL will reach a million COVID vaccines a week soon

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The head of the Health Department has outlined some of the reasons why Australia's local production of the AstraZeneca vaccine has not hit its original goal of a million doses a week. Key points: CSL made around 830,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the first week of local production Batch release and manufacturing work fl...

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Bupa aged care boss vows snap inspections of nursing homes

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The head of Bupa’s aged care operation has promised to make surprise visits to some of the company’s embattled residential centres alongside a public advocate, to “find out the truth” of what’s happening. Bupa aged care managing director Suzanne Dvorak made the undertaking to Stewart Johnston at a meeting in Melbour...

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Better aged-care begins with more registered nurses in homes

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People are marching in the streets demanding better care for older Australians in aged care homes after increasing media reports of neglect, abuse and negligence. If we want to improve the situation for residents, we need more registered nurses in aged care homes. When registered nurses are on duty, residents have better health outcomes, a highe...

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BrainyApp makeover to train your brain

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After more than 370,000 downloads globally since its launch in 2011, this fresh, new version of BrainyApp, the dementia risk-reduction innovation from Alzheimer’s Australia and the Bupa Health Foundation, has been re-released to coincide with Brain Awareness Week 2016, held from 14-21 March. BrainyApp is based on scientific research that l...

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