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Concern over palliative care levels

Concern over palliative care levels Despite more than 70% of deaths being due to other causes than cancer such as respiratory illness, circulatory conditions and dementia, people with non-cancer diagnoses still account for only 20% of all new referrals to specialist palliative care services.

Fran O'Sullivan: Questionable 'medical' practices not confined to overseas ...

When I was a 20-year-old trainee nurse in Dunedin in the early 1970s, the then-mental health institutions still contained a number of patients who suffered from neurosyphilis dementia or general paralysis of the insane. Some had been committed by

Saudi Prince lists three-floor luxury New York apartment for $48million

Saudi Prince lists three-floor luxury New York apartment for $48million The home was originally created by merging six smaller units of the 31-story condo building on the fifth, sixth and seventh floors, according to court records released by the Wall Street Journal. With large slabs of Calacatta marble throughout the

Sambany has one stone tumour removed after walking for three days to seek help

Sambany has one stone tumour removed after walking for three days to seek help At its heaviest the mass weighed a stone and measured twice the size of his head. But after walking for three days, Sambany is finally free of the growth, after charitable medics performed a 12-hour operation to rid him of the tumour. The procedure

Melbourne Rebels re-sign Lopeti Timani for two more Super Rugby seasons

Melbourne Rebels re-sign Lopeti Timani for two more Super Rugby seasons Timani joined the Rebels ahead of their 2014 campaign and while injury curtailed his season last year, he impressed with a try in last Friday's 20-10 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch. The 24-year-old played in the second row, but also has the