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May 31, 2021

The Future of Battlefield Surgery.

The traditional battlefield involved soldiers on both sides, fighting against each other.

Today, the battlefield is quite different and this has impacted how we practice surgery. Why?

First, the world is full, more than half of humanity lives in cities. Hospitals in developing...

May 30, 2021

Pacific Island Playlist 5: Mental Health.

From #SMACC2019, the incredible Jess Morton speaks candidly about her own mental health journey.

Jess knows first-hand how important it is that we give mental health the focus it deserves.

Eliminating the stigma that surrounds mental health starts with us as healthcare...

May 27, 2021

In this episode, we examine accessibility in healthcare and the limitations to accessing equitable care for all. We must understand both the limitations posed by a patient's disability and the predicted accessibility challenges they face. This requires asking questions about a patient's disability. Healthcare...

May 25, 2021

The Covid restrictions saw an increase in Telehealth services and a flow-on effect was that it provided a safe space for people with accessibility differences. To sustain this, planning must go into adapting existing clinical practices.

We need triage tools to identify which consultations are suitable to provide virtual...

May 23, 2021

Healthcare should be equitable and accessible for everyone, but what exactly is equitable access to healthcare? Access is the ability to seek healthcare. The ability to physically connect and to pay for healthcare. Most importantly, access is the ability to engage with healthcare. Open and honest communication with...