Ticking all the boxes for equitable surgical care
Ticking all the boxes for equitable surgical care
Document number : 212731
Created by: Elzerie de Jager, 2017-04-24
Last revised by: Elzerie de Jager, 2019-10-27
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

There are disparities in surgical access and outcomes for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians. This thesis will examine surgical quality improvement initiatives, construct tools to measure surgical disparities and display the role of advocacy for disease and injury prevention.

Supervisor

Yikhong Ho
Professor & Head of Surgery, School of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University
Ronny Gunnarsson
Adjunct Professor at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Närhälsan FoU-centrum Södra Älvsborg

Workplaces involved in this project

Added workplaces

Health Care - Health care providers - Queensland Health - Townsville Hospital and Health Service - The Townsville Hospital - Surgery - Other
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
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Research & Innovation - Graduate Research School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Ticking all the boxes for equitable surgical care

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

2017-02-14

Ticking all the boxes for equitable surgical care, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/212731