Mandatory reporting deters Health practitioners seeking help

This is a copy of letter I have sent to support removing mandatory reporting from Queensland Health Practitioner legislation. Mr Aaron Harper MP Chair, Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee I believe that the proposed Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 still fails to meet […]… Continue Reading

Sex, Power and Vulnerability: Safeguarding on Expeditions — Adventure Medic

Katie Beck / Medical Coordination Manager and Nurse / Raleigh International Katie Beck is a Registered Nurse with a specialist interest in Emergency, Expedition and Travel Medicine. She has worked on a number of overseas expeditions and in remote environments, and is currently Medical Co-ordination Manager and Deputy for Safeguarding at Raleigh. In the second… via… Continue Reading

Air Care Series: Burns Management — Taming the SRU

History of Present IllnessAir Care 1 is dispatched for a scene flight involving a young male patient with extensive thermal burn injuries. In addition to his severe burns, the patient was reportedly hypoxic on a non-rebreather mask and tachycardic. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) at the scene reports that there are no known traumatic injuries. The… via… Continue Reading