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Wound care digital toolkit ‘powerful asset’ to improve health and quality of life for aged care residents

More than 400,000 Australians are estimated to suffer chronic wounds at any given time, with the condition costing the system more than $3.5 billion. Coviu, the Federal Government's video telehealth platform of choice, is being funded to develop an innovative digital solution for wound care. BIANCA ROBERTS reports

Roleplay a vital part of quality aged care training according to expert

Dr Annie Banbury, clinical research lead at Australian telehealth software company Coviu, says role-playing is a vital aspect of quality training, especially for sensitive conversations, including arrangements around advanced care directives.

Heart Foundation closes Heart Health Helpline due to sharp decline in demand

The Heart Foundation will close its telephone helpline service from next Friday, October 22, and callers will now be referred to alternative medical services including Health-direct, Nurse-on-call and their doctor for immediate support.

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