Surgical Outreach in Far North Queensland
Surgical Outreach in Far North Queensland
Document number : 180751
Created by: Andrew Foster, 2015-07-29
Last revised by: Emma Anderson, 2016-06-28
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Abstract for the general public

This is a retrospective, observational pilot study aiming to provide a detailed description of surgical outreach services, and the access to these services, to rural, disadvantaged communities in Far North Queensland. Furthermore to guide further improvements it will be identified where timely delivery fails.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2015-05-01

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Alan de Costa
Surgery at Cairns Base Hospital and Cairns private Hospital
Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is given by a HREC

Outcome

Principal investigators assessment of implementation

checked Strong implementation internationally


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Surgical Outreach in Far North Queensland, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/180751