Created by excessive workloads.

Associate Professor Sargent says current Commonwealth financing arrangements for nursing homes, introduced in 1997, have placed pressure on operators to spend less and Australia’s rapidly-ageing people is putting an unprecedented stress on aged-care provision which will probably continue in arriving years which pressure is likely to further damage the standard of working lifestyle for staff and undermine resident treatment. The Australian Nursing Federation says there can be an urgent dependence on improvement in working conditions in the aged treatment sector with nurses under significant tension because of excessive workloads, cost cutting, and hostile work environments.SPIRIT III: Four-year outcomes from SPIRIT III will become presented through the Scientific Symposia starting at 1 p.m. On Wednesday, Sept. 22. SPIRIT III is a potential, multi-center, randomized, single-blind, controlled clinical trial evaluating XIENCE V to TAXUS in 1,002 patients with either one or two de novo coronary artery lesions. Related StoriesBioresorbable vascular scaffold shows similar safety, efficacy results compared to steel stentAdministering ticagrelor in the ambulance cuts ischaemic events 24 hours following PCIWyss Institute, UMass team up to develop drug-device mixture for treating blood clots in stroke patientsXIENCE V USA: One-year outcomes from XIENCE V USA, including subset data, will be presented during the Scientific Symposia beginning at 3:30 p.m.