Dr. Alex Poole, General Surgeon from Whitehorse, a city in the northwest of the Yukon Territory in Canada, talks about acute healthcare and First Nations People.
A podcast regarding the mobile ears nose and throat clinic, the Deadly Ears Mobile van in use in south-east Queensland. Deadly Ears, the Queensland state-wide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ear Health Program, working with children and families from Indigenous communities in Queensland.
Dr Michele Poppinghaus is a paediatric anaethetist in Newcastle. He came from Australia from Germany via Cornwall in 1995. Dr Poppinghaus completed his anaesthetic training in Newcastle and worked in Darwin, Katherine and Gove in 2004 and 2005. As someone born overseas ‘Mich’ was stunned to see the general lack of understanding of cultural differences and its far reaching consequences.
A series of podcasts developed by the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. These resources have been developed to provide an introduction into working with indigenous patients, for further information you are encouraged to consult the rest of the podcast series.