The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency hosts conversations and interviews with people in our community. We discuss current issues, address myths and common questions, and think about what we can do to best protect the public and support the safe delivery of health care in Australia.
Practitioners providing safe healthcare for our LGBTQIA+ communities
In this episode, we hear two stories of people in LGBTIQA+ communities and their experiences with healthcare. Host Tash Miles talks with clinical neuropsychologist, Board member Victorian Pride Centre, and Commissioner at the Victorian Multicultural Commission Dr Judy Tang and clinical psychologist and Senior Research Fellow Dr Lee Cubis.
Safe and person-centred healthcare for refugee and asylum seeker communities
What does respectful, accessible, person-centred healthcare look like for communities who come from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds? In this episode, host George Hyde speaks with infectious diseases specialist Dr Nadia Chaves, counsellor Tigist Kebede, and lawyer Sahema Saberi.
Openness and candour - a road to greater patient safety
In this episode we look at the benefits of greater openness and candour between health practitioners, their patients and patients' families - especially when things go wrong.
Two voices from LGBTIQA+ communities
In this episode, we hear two stories of people in LGBTIQA+ communities and their experiences with healthcare. Host Tash Miles talks with Jasper Peach a writer, editor, speaker, health promoter, and Toby Halligan, a comedian, writer, broadcaster.
Patient safety and cosmetic surgery
Today we're talking about cosmetic surgery, an industry that is rapidly changing and has had some explosive media coverage in recent times - especially through new and increased uses of social media. It's a timely discussion of what changes are needed to improve patient safety.
Health practitioners' role in eliminating family violence
Family violence is a reality that many people face every day. Host Susan Biggar begins this episode with the first-hand story of a survivor, Emma*, on her pathway out of family violence and her varied experiences with health practitioners on the journey. After telling some of her story, Emma is joined by Professor Kelsey Hegarty, an academic GP who holds the joint Chair in Family Violence Prevention at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Women's Hospital and Dr Anne Tonkin, Chair of the Medical Board of Australia.
Engaging and Informative
Taking Care is a lovely approach by AHPRA - reflective and most helpful to give understanding of our complex health system challenges