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Bupa's nursing home scandal is more evidence of a deep crisis in regulation

Australia's Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission found 45 of Bupa's 72 nursing homes failed health and safety standards. In 22 homes the health and safety of residents was deemed at 'serious risk'.www.shutterstock.com

British health-care conglomerate Bupa runs more nursing homes in Australia than anyone else. We now know its record in meeting...

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