This guide has been designed for anaesthetists interested in Indigenous health to locate relevant resources on this topic, including those available through the ANZCA library.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible.
See also the Cultural Safety for Health Professionals portal.
The Cultural Safety for Health Professionals portal aims to support teaching health professionals to critically reflect on the concept of cultural safety and to deliver safe, accessible and responsive healthcare that is free from racism. Links are provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and cultural safety resources, relating to the five capabilities of a refreshed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework.
Indigenous Australians to benefit from pilot pain program. ANZCA Bulletin. 2019;28(3):33-33.
Dossetor PJ, Thorburn K, Oscar J, et al. Review of aboriginal child health services in remote Western Australia identifies challenges and informs solutions. BMC Health Services Research. 2019;19(1):758-758.
Cosgrave C, Malatzky C, Gillespie J. Social determinants of rural health workforce retention: a scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019;16(3).
Francis-Cracknell A, Murray M, Palermo C, Atkinson P, Gilby R, Adams K. Indigenous Health Curriculum and Health Professional Learners: A Systematic Review. Med Teach; 2018 Oct 9:1-7 [Epub ahead of print].
The Health Quality and Safety Commission (New Zealand) has just released some modules for health practitioners about implicit bias, as part of its Patient Safety Week.
The learning and education videos below were developed for Wiki Haumaru Tūroro - Patient Safety Week 2019.
Access the three modules, and one quiz here.
This issue of MJA has a diverse collection of articles on a range of health issues facing Indigenous Australians.
The editorial concentrates on the need to tackle "the clinical, social, cultural, communication, and research determinants of health together."
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