Kristen Pickles

Briefing paper

Decarbonising clinical care in Australia

This brief highlights the current gaps in understanding of the healthcare sector’s contribution to Australia’s carbon footprint. It focuses on the environmental impact of the delivery of care as the major source of emissions which is not reflected in emissions reductions policies.
Journal article

Health literacy and disparities in COVID-19–related knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours in Australia

The findings in this article show that there are important disparities in COVID-19–related knowledge, attitudes and behaviours according to people’s health literacy and language. These have the potential to undermine efforts to reduce viral transmission and may lead to social inequalities in health outcomes in...