Decades of intellectual thought influencing the trajectory of Australian healthcare governance has produced another Great Australian Silence about the voice of First Nations Peoples. It is time for governance academics to apologise for their intellectual apartheid in Australian healthcare governance.
Introduction This is Blog #2 in the series The Structuration of Institutional Racism in Australia’s Governance of Safety & Quality in Health Service Standards (see Blog #1). My aim here is to detail the methodology of structuration theory, policy trajectory, Foucault, and corporate document analysis. Anthony Giddens’ Structuration Theory (AGST) Structuration theory is defined as the ‘structuring of social relations through space and time in […]
*Media Statement* by Ngiyampaa academic Dr Mark J Lock, Founder of Committix Pty Ltd, Australia’s only Indigenous private research company. In this traumatic case(1), the CEO of Tumut Hospital’s response was carefully crafted in accord with the technical bureaucratic words of NSW Health Policy on Open Disclosure(2): “Open disclosure is an individual and health service-level response to incidents of patient harm. It is a process […]
I propose that the Australian cultural training industry needs to become regulated, standardized, and accredited so that high-quality and culturally valid knowledge enables trust and confidence to grow between service providers and citizens. #culturalsafety #culturalsecurity