Australian Research Council Review – Potential for Culturally Safe Research?

What the ARC Review could mean for First Nations Australians The Hon Jason Clare MP announced on 30 August 2022 an independent review of the Australian Research Council Act 2001 (the ARC Review). 1. A power point of research governance The ships of governance – stewardship, leadership, and governorship – direct and steer the cultural tone of…… Continue reading Australian Research Council Review – Potential for Culturally Safe Research?

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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