Are cultural safety definitions culturally safe?

Preprint article for public comment: https://www.researchsquare.com/article/rs-1179330/v1 Abstract Cultural safety is a keystone reform concept intended to improve First Nations Peoples’ health and wellbeing. Are definitions of cultural safety, in themselves, culturally safe? A purposive search of diverse sources in Australia identified 42 definitions of cultural safety. Structuration theory informed the analytical framework and was applied…… Continue reading Are cultural safety definitions culturally safe?

A cultural safety lens

Cultural safety lens (Mark Lock, 2021, CC By 4.0) It’s often difficult to “see” cultural safety because it’s a philosophy of intangible concepts: power, identity, culture, and reflexivity. In this drawing, which is my eye rendered in pencil using MS PowerPoint’s artistic effects, I want to convey a sense of how cultural safety is lens…… Continue reading A cultural safety lens

Aboriginal Patient Reported Outcome Measures – What are rural and remote perspectives?

From Dr Mark J Lock (Ngiyampaa nation), Aboriginal Co-Chair (Aboriginal Health Working Group – Patient Reported Measures, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation) What do you think a Patient Reported Outcomes Measure can do to ensure that rural and remote Aboriginal people receive culturally safe care? Cultural voices need to be heard I know that Aboriginal…… Continue reading Aboriginal Patient Reported Outcome Measures – What are rural and remote perspectives?

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