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Medical Leadership through COVID-19

In this section RACMA is collating critical strategic material to provide support to medical leaders and decision makers when managing a crisis.

> Update on PPE In Hospitals from Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Australia Dr Nick Coatsworth

> The Group of Eight (Go8) universities Roadmap to Recovery

> First Peoples Disability Network Australia COVID-19 Ethical decision-making for First Peoples living with disability

The impact of COVID-19 on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with RACMA Fellow Kelvin Billinghurst

Dr Billinghurst is working with the Rural Clinical School based at the University of Western Australia, Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison, clinical work with a community six hours from the Goldfields. Former DMS of Goldfields for five years, covering many remote communities in WA.

The impact of COVID-19 on Mori communities with RACMA Board Member Kiri Rikihana

Kiri Rikihana is a Mᾱori Health and Equity Speaker and Commentator, Executive Director New Zealand, Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and RACMA Community Board Member. She is interviewed by RACMA Communications and Engagement Adviser Felicity Gallagher. For a list of links and references to support her podcast click HERE.

> Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Management and Operational plans for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Populations

> Information to assist NDIS providers to better understand behaviour support and restrictive practices due to COVID-19

> NZ Ministry of Health Initial COVID-19 Māori Response Action Plan

> NZ Ministry of Health COVID-19 Health and Disability System Response Plan

> National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce supporting Australia’s healthcare professionals with continually updated, evidence-based clinical guidelines

> Lessons learnt in Hong Kong – a report from Dr William, Shiu Wei HO  Hong Kong College of Community Medicine

> Lessons from Italy – Harvard Business Review

> Modelling the impact of COVID-19 upon intensive care services in New South Wales. Fox et al Preprint MJA 30 March 2020

> Medical Board of Australia support for interns, medical students and International Medical Graduates

> Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand Principles to support medical students’ safe and useful roles in the COVID-19 health workforce

> RACMA Guide to Practical Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice Processes – 2020 Update

> RACMA Clinical Governance Framework

> Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC)

> Medical Students’ contribution to the health workforce response to COVID-19

> American Association for Physician Leadership

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A message from RACMA President, Associate Professor Alan Sandford AM