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RTE News
IHCA highlights critical shortage of hospital bedsrelegated to a secondary consideration. Dr Ryan added that healthcare administ
IHCA highlights critical shortage of hospital beds
RTE News / Posted an hour ago
relegated to a secondary consideration. Dr Ryan added that healthcare administrators engage in the "annual charade" of the Emergency Department Task Force. Arriving to address the conference in Kilkenny, Minister for Health Simon Harris said he... Read more
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The Courier
Thousands of patients leaving emergency departments without treatmentget there, call an ambulance. It was pretty scary," she says. Ms McIver's husb
Thousands of patients leaving emergency departments without treatment
The Courier / Posted an hour ago
get there, call an ambulance. It was pretty scary," she says. Ms McIver's husband drove her to Monash Medical Centre's emergency department in Clayton. When she arrived, it was packed. She joined a standing queue of six people waiting to see... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Majority of A&E visitors could be wasting time, figures suggestUniversity Hospitals Trust (NUH) suggest that during a four week period, among
Majority of A&E visitors could be wasting time, figures suggest
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 hours ago
University Hospitals Trust (NUH) suggest that during a four week period, among a selection of patients who turned up to the emergency department by themselves, the majority were either sent home or referred to a non-emergency medical centre. It... Read more
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Times of Malta
Industrial action at hospital Emergency DepartmentThe Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses has called industrial action at the emer
Industrial action at hospital Emergency Department
Times of Malta / Posted 4 hours ago
The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses has called industrial action at the emergency department at Mater Dei hospital, which commenced at 7am, because of work conditions leading to unsafe practices. The nurses are still handling patient needs at the... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Bad medicine: The fentanyl epidemicknow local drug-related emergency room visits are on an upswing. As of June, t
Bad medicine: The fentanyl epidemic
Dundas Star News / Posted 4 hours ago
know local drug-related emergency room visits are on an upswing. As of June, there had already been more than 800 emergency department visits across Hamilton for drug-related and opioid-related complaints this year. With six months left in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Garden Grove nurses' house calls program helps seniors prolong independenceor help a family find a new housing arrangement. Since the pilot started three
Garden Grove nurses' house calls program helps seniors prolong independence
Orange County Register / Posted 5 hours ago
or help a family find a new housing arrangement. Since the pilot started three years ago, advocates estimate that emergency department visits by an original group of 55 participating elderly people have been reduced by about 23 percent.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Treatment via telemedicinean iPad to teleconference with a mental health clinician who works at the netwo
Treatment via telemedicine
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 hours ago
an iPad to teleconference with a mental health clinician who works at the network. The service is offered at New Milford’s emergency department and in primary care practices in Brookfield, Ridgefield and Southbury. In late October, the health... Read more
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The News-Times
Treatment via telemedicinean iPad to teleconference with a mental health clinician who works at the netwo
Treatment via telemedicine
The News-Times / Posted 7 hours ago
an iPad to teleconference with a mental health clinician who works at the network. The service is offered at New Milford’s emergency department and in primary care practices in Brookfield, Ridgefield and Southbury. In late October, the health... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Recent editorials from the Plains statesto Rapid City Regional Hospital, which is what IHS said it will do when it anno
Recent editorials from the Plains states
Minot Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
to Rapid City Regional Hospital, which is what IHS said it will do when it announced Tuesday the imminent closure of the emergency department at Sioux San Hospital in Rapid City. For those who are counting, IHS has now temporarily closed two... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bianca GurraGovernment reveals plans to reopen 12 beds at the Launceston General Hospital i
Bianca Gurra
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
Government reveals plans to reopen 12 beds at the Launceston General Hospital in the hopes of easing pressure on the emergency department. Older Tasmanians are increasingly being left behind as few of them have internet connections at home... Read more
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The Border Mail
Thousands of patients leaving emergency departments without treatmentget there, call an ambulance. It was pretty scary," she says. Ms McIver's husb
Thousands of patients leaving emergency departments without treatment
The Border Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
get there, call an ambulance. It was pretty scary," she says. Ms McIver's husband drove her to Monash Medical Centre's emergency department in Clayton. When she arrived, it was packed. She joined a standing queue of six people waiting to see... Read more
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The Courier
Thousands of patients leaving emergency departments without treatmentget there, call an ambulance. It was pretty scary," she says. Ms McIver's husb
Thousands of patients leaving emergency departments without treatment
The Courier / Posted 8 hours ago
get there, call an ambulance. It was pretty scary," she says. Ms McIver's husband drove her to Monash Medical Centre's emergency department in Clayton. When she arrived, it was packed. She joined a standing queue of six people waiting to see... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds incomplete and ambiguous POLST forms in emergency care for elderly patientsSocial Work and a nationally- recognized expert on palliative care, is senior a
Study finds incomplete and ambiguous POLST forms in emergency care for elderly patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 hours ago
Social Work and a nationally- recognized expert on palliative care, is senior author. The study was conducted in the busy Emergency Department of Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), a partner hospital of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical... Read more
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The Age
The long wait for emergency treatment: 'I was so angry that my bank account dictated my care'had been playing up for days and she was starting to feel dizzy, nauseous and l
The long wait for emergency treatment: 'I was so angry that my bank account dictated my care'
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
had been playing up for days and she was starting to feel dizzy, nauseous and lethargic. Linda McIver walked out of a busy emergency department in August. Photo: Penny Stephens "I called Nurse-on-Call and they were very clear… they said you need... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Man dies after a motorbike and car crash at Alligator Creekspokesman said a man of unknown age had multisystems trauma and was taken to th
Man dies after a motorbike and car crash at Alligator Creek
The Daily Mercury / Posted 10 hours ago
spokesman said a man of unknown age had multisystems trauma and was taken to the Mackay Base Hospital's emergency department in a serious condition. A Queensland Police services spokesman said the man was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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The Mercury News
What caused American sisters’ mysterious deaths at African resort?a Northwestern Medicine assistant professor of emergency medicine in Chicago.
What caused American sisters’ mysterious deaths at African resort?
The Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
a Northwestern Medicine assistant professor of emergency medicine in Chicago. “One of the more common things we see in the emergency department is related to drug overdose,” Lank said. “Alcohol would be a really common one. Also, cocaine, heroin... Read more
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Salon.com
Mystery at island resort: Why did 2 sisters die?a Northwestern Medicine assistant professor of emergency medicine in Chicago.
Mystery at island resort: Why did 2 sisters die?
Salon.com / Posted 15 hours ago
a Northwestern Medicine assistant professor of emergency medicine in Chicago. “One of the more common things we see in the emergency department is related to drug overdose,” Lank said. “Alcohol would be a really common one. Also, cocaine, heroin... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Oaklawn Hospital (MI) Series 2016 Revenue Bonds 'BBBa capital spending ratio of approximately 1.0x. Highlighted projects include bu
Fitch Rates Oaklawn Hospital (MI) Series 2016 Revenue Bonds 'BBB
Business Wire / Posted 15 hours ago
a capital spending ratio of approximately 1.0x. Highlighted projects include build out of shelled operating room space, an emergency department redesign, CT and MRI investments, and land purchases for future ambulatory growth. Oaklawn does not have... Read more
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The Sault Star
Police get lessons in mental illnesslast fall. Chief Robert Keetch was concerned with the number of hours his offic
Police get lessons in mental illness
The Sault Star / Posted 16 hours ago
last fall. Chief Robert Keetch was concerned with the number of hours his officers could potentially be tied up at SAH's emergency department with someone with a mental health issue. City police have seen mental health calls roughly double in... Read more
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Greenwich Time
New facility revives Stamford Hospital’s imagein the making. The transition will be complete when the old emergency room clos
New facility revives Stamford Hospital’s image
Greenwich Time / Posted 18 hours ago
in the making. The transition will be complete when the old emergency room closes and ambulances are directed to the new emergency department — three times larger — on Sept. 26. “A tremendous amount of planning went into this,” said Ellen Komar,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Here’s a way Maine can keep more babies alivehome in just a week. Everyone was happy and healthy. Two months later another
Here’s a way Maine can keep more babies alive
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
home in just a week. Everyone was happy and healthy. Two months later another late night call brought this doctor to the emergency department to resuscitate an infant. It was one of the twins. He was unresponsive to all efforts to revive him. It... Read more
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The Irish Times
Television: ‘The Fall’ sets itself up for one – or a riveting finaleGeneral Hospital, where an ICU team is waiting to tend to his horrific injuries
Television: ‘The Fall’ sets itself up for one – or a riveting finale
The Irish Times / Posted 21 hours ago
General Hospital, where an ICU team is waiting to tend to his horrific injuries. What follows is far from your cliched emergency department sequence. No doctors shouting “clear!” or “dammit, we need more morphine now!” The medical staff speak... Read more
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Business Insider
Colorado is tightening restrictions on marijuana ediblesto Colorado hospitals for consuming marijuana edibles. Only 8 children were ad
Colorado is tightening restrictions on marijuana edibles
Business Insider / Posted 21 hours ago
to Colorado hospitals for consuming marijuana edibles. Only 8 children were admitted to the Children’s Hospital Colorado emergency department for marijuana consumption between 2005 and 2013, prior to recreational sales beginning in the state,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Central Texas hospital prepares for tornado season with disaster simulationever hit one of their buildings. The drill simulated a strike to the South Tow
Central Texas hospital prepares for tornado season with disaster simulation
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 hours ago
ever hit one of their buildings. The drill simulated a strike to the South Tower of the hospital, which includes the emergency department and the labor and delivery area. During the scenario, 75 people from local nursing programs, Texas A&M... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Central Texas hospital prepares for tornado season with disaster simulationever hit one of their buildings. The drill simulated a strike to the South Tow
Central Texas hospital prepares for tornado season with disaster simulation
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 23 hours ago
ever hit one of their buildings. The drill simulated a strike to the South Tower of the hospital, which includes the emergency department and the labor and delivery area. During the scenario, 75 people from local nursing programs, Texas A&M... Read more
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Western Advocate
Jump to conclusionsin the backyard that was not so much a piece of play equipment as a means of ke
Jump to conclusions
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
in the backyard that was not so much a piece of play equipment as a means of keeping people employed in the hospital emergency department. It was just a big bit of plastic stretched taut across a steel frame, with huge, cruel springs placed... Read more
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The Border Mail
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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The Young Witness
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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Western Advocate
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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Manning River Times
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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The North West Star
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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The Age
Hospital queues: 'There are times when things get so chaotic ... you wonder if you'll get out alive'Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency depar
Hospital queues: 'There are times when things get so chaotic ... you wonder if you'll get out alive'
The Age / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly stuck in long queues, doctors say. Nearly two years after the Labor party vowed to fix Victoria's ambulance service, leaked... Read more
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The Courier
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctorsSeriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency d
Busy Victorian hospitals still causing ambulance queues: doctors
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Seriously ill Victorians are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency departments where paramedics are still regularly getting stuck in long queues, doctors say. Seriously ill people are being put at grave risk in overcrowded emergency... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business Briefsgreater access to their primary doctors are more likely to see them regularly a
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted yesterday
greater access to their primary doctors are more likely to see them regularly and less likely to seek primary care in the emergency department or to require hospitalization saving both time and money," explains Kris Fay, Chief Administrative... Read more
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The Columbian
Crisis center sought for Vancouverand the Clark County Jail are fall-back plans when they have nowhere else to go
Crisis center sought for Vancouver
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
and the Clark County Jail are fall-back plans when they have nowhere else to go. “For far too long we’ve relied on the emergency department and the jail for crisis care,” said Jeff Hite, program manager for Clark County Crisis Services. “We... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Central Texas hospital prepares for tornado season with disaster simulationever hit one of their buildings. The drill simulated a strike to the South Tow
Central Texas hospital prepares for tornado season with disaster simulation
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
ever hit one of their buildings. The drill simulated a strike to the South Tower of the hospital, which includes the emergency department and the labor and delivery area. During the scenario, 75 people from local nursing programs, Texas A&M... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Volunteering at Nanaimo hospital leads to health careerwith Island Health. She is still volunteering at the NRGH Auxiliary gift shop a
Volunteering at Nanaimo hospital leads to health career
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
with Island Health. She is still volunteering at the NRGH Auxiliary gift shop and is now the volunteer lead for the NRGH Emergency Department’s Discharge With Dignity program. Discharge With Dignity began in May 2016, when emergency staff... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Guthrie hospital earns national stroke accreditationaccording to a news release. “Achieving this distinction is truly a team effor
Guthrie hospital earns national stroke accreditation
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
according to a news release. “Achieving this distinction is truly a team effort," said Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital’s Emergency Department chairman Dr. Marc Harris. "Hospitals named as Primary Stroke Centers must have a (highly) skilled,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Hospital expansion a boon for Stamford neighborhoodAve. The 13-floor, 650,000-square-foot building will significantly expand the
Hospital expansion a boon for Stamford neighborhood
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
Ave. The 13-floor, 650,000-square-foot building will significantly expand the hospital’s operating capacity. The new Emergency Department can accommodate more than 100,000 visits per year, compared with about 54,000 visits in the old complex.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hospital expansion a boon for Stamford neighborhoodAve. The 13-floor, 650,000-square-foot building will significantly expand the
Hospital expansion a boon for Stamford neighborhood
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Ave. The 13-floor, 650,000-square-foot building will significantly expand the hospital’s operating capacity. The new Emergency Department can accommodate more than 100,000 visits per year, compared with about 54,000 visits in the old complex.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hospital expansion a boon for Stamford neighborhoodAve. The 13-floor, 650,000-square-foot building will significantly expand the
Hospital expansion a boon for Stamford neighborhood
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Ave. The 13-floor, 650,000-square-foot building will significantly expand the hospital’s operating capacity. The new Emergency Department can accommodate more than 100,000 visits per year, compared with about 54,000 visits in the old complex.... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham's hospitals take on 200 nurses and midwiveswith diabetes - but he's never been happier Among those that have been recruit
Nottingham's hospitals take on 200 nurses and midwives
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
with diabetes - but he's never been happier Among those that have been recruited, 38 will work in medicine wards like the emergency department, 21 in surgical, 19 in cancer wards, 21 in clinical and a further 87 in family health, including 45... Read more
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ABC News
2 in Critical Condition After CrashKenneth Garay, Jersey City Medical Center's chief medical officer. Eight peopl
2 in Critical Condition After Crash
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Kenneth Garay, Jersey City Medical Center's chief medical officer. Eight people are also being evaluated at the hospital's emergency department for injuries and may be admitted, Scott said. The hospital has set up its cafeteria to accommodate the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Extensive overhaul of ACT's health system in the works after two major contracts issuedof all parts of the ACT's health system and develop "core ratings" for each ser
Extensive overhaul of ACT's health system in the works after two major contracts issued
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
of all parts of the ACT's health system and develop "core ratings" for each service assessed, including "in-patient, emergency department, outpatient and mental health services including cross-border flows from New South Wales". A final... Read more
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The Border Mail
Putting patients on a path to recoveryjob, but it’s what we do and I think we just have to keep in our mind that what
Putting patients on a path to recovery
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
job, but it’s what we do and I think we just have to keep in our mind that what we do matters." HELPING: Bendigo Health emergency department registrar Dr Dhruv Mori says there is always an emotional impact when seeing severely injured road... Read more
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The Courier
Putting patients on a path to recoveryjob, but it’s what we do and I think we just have to keep in our mind that what
Putting patients on a path to recovery
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
job, but it’s what we do and I think we just have to keep in our mind that what we do matters." HELPING: Bendigo Health emergency department registrar Dr Dhruv Mori says there is always an emotional impact when seeing severely injured road... Read more
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