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Gen Y nurses: happy to be nurses… but for how long?

FIONA CASSIE talks to researcher Dr Isabel Jamieson about the workforce implications of her survey of more than 350 Generation Y nurses.

Best practice: infection control in the management of wounds

AMANDA PALMER discusses how to prevent and manage infection in wound care.

Spotlight on… technology

INsite looks at how technology is transforming the services offered by retirement village operators and aged care providers.

Putting falls prevention into practice

Falls prevention remains a key focus for researchers, but are changing funding policies impeding the right information reaching older people at risk of falling in their homes?

Staffing pressure and ethical clashes behind moral distress

Research indicating nearly half of nurses have considered quitting their job because of moral distress hit a chord recently. FIONA CASSIE talks to researcher Martin Wood about moral distress and why we can’t keep ignoring its toll.

To contract out or do it yourself?

That is the question JUDE BARBACK considers here, looking at the pros and cons of contracting out catering services.

What’s on the menu?

JUDE BARBACK looks at how aged care facilities balance legal, nutritional, and specific dietary requirements with budget, resources, and changing taste preferences when it comes to menu planning.

Up close and personal with… Diana Triplow

JUDE BARBACK chats with the 2012 winner of the INsite/RVA Village Manager of the Year Award.

Pressure injuries: an ugly sore on the health system

They rarely grab the headlines but thousands of New Zealanders each year get preventable pressure injuries – and some die. FIONA CASSIE looks at new guidelines, the new name, and new efforts to heal this health system scar.

Dementia and nutrition

CAROLINE BARTLE discusses the importance of good nutrition for people with dementia and gives some practical advice to help make meal times easier.

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