Gold Coast paramedics have united with ambulance staff in Mongolia as part of Griffith's ongoing efforts to elevate emergency medical services (EMS) and disaster capacity.
Limited by a lack of resources, funding and training, emergency management in Mongolia is faced with a series of challenges recognised by policy makers and medical leaders including the Mongolian Society for Emergency Medicine. A delegation of four senior medical officials from the Mongolian Society of Emergency Medicine visited Griffith University’s Nathan campus last week […]
A Griffith University research team led by Dr Hamish McLean is changing the way Mongolia deals with medical emergencies.
The results of a survey conducted by researchers at theCentre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeingwith 272 Australian paramedics has revealed the invaluable role of family, friends and work supervisors’ support as they go about their job. With three years’ funding from theAustralia Research Council Linkage program(LP160100004) and industry partnersUnited Voice(QLD and NT branches) and theAmbulance […]
When you think of job stresses of police officers, it’s easy to imagine the extremes, but that is not the full story. In her work studying criminal justice workplaces and occupational stress research, Dr Amanda Biggs says the stresses that a lot of police and correctional officers face are similar to other occupations. “People like […]
An undergraduate degree focusing on industrial relations (IR), public policy and politics, coupled with previous management and [IR] practitioner experience combined to reveal for Associate Professor Keith Townsend, just how complicated working life can be. Spending his life talking to others about their workplace complications has set him on a path; and the destination is […]