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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1. 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.

Tutor

Alan de Costa
FRACS, Senior Consultant in Surgery, Other, Cairns, Clinical School
Ronny Gunnarsson
Adjunct Professor at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Närhälsan FoU-centrum Södra Älvsborg

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Research & Innovation - Cairns institute workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Cairns, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

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

Date commenced

2015-05-01

4. 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