Journal article

Transitioning to Aboriginal community control of primary health care: the process and strategies of one community-controlled health organisation in Queensland

This article reports on an evaluation of one Aboriginal community controlled health service‘s experience of transitioning local primary healthcare services to community control in Yarrabah, Queensland.
Report

Papua New Guinea's primary health care system: views from the frontline

This report aims to provide insights into how recent PNG government reform efforts are impacting on the primary health care system. Overall, the findings suggest that major health policies and broader reforms implemented under the O’Neill Government to strengthen the health system were struggling to...
Report

Traumatology talks – black wounds, white stitches

This report investigates how First Nations people can receive quality health care in culturally safe ways, when presenting to hospital emergency departments.
Journal article

Could health information systems enhance the quality of Aboriginal health promotion? A retrospective audit of Aboriginal health programs in the Northern Territory of Australia

This study identifies the potential benefits and limitations of health information systems for enhancing Aboriginal health promotion.
Conference paper

Influence of the built environment on patient safety and well-being: a functional perspective

In healthcare facilities, patient safety and well-being are known to be influenced by the built environment (BE). However, mechanisms linking BE to patient safety and wellbeing are not well-understood, which hinders the prevention and mitigation of undesired outcomes.
Journal article

Medical decision making using knowledge of patient identification as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander: what do medical students think?

This study investigates medical student attitudes regarding medical decisions made after asking if patients are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin.
Report

Characteristics and outcomes associated with carers in Central and Eastern Sydney aged 45 years and over

Care is fundamental to family life and our community wellbeing. This study looked at a group of more than 30,000 people in the Central and Eastern Sydney region who were recruited to the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study around 2008, and have been followed...
Report

General Practice: health of the nation 2020

This report gives a unique overview of Australian general practice, while also addressing the impact of COVID-19 on general practice and patients.