The second issue of the journal this year presents publications related to leading and managing within the health sector environment as well as a selection of papers based on presentations made at the recent International Conference on Embracing Change and Transformation.
The critical agenda in relation to workforce has been addressed by Michael Ireland and colleagues to examine doctor attrition is a significant contributor to problems and issues associated with the health workforce world-wide. Richard Olley presents research findings regarding stress-related to the regulatory environment for aged care services employees. Fahimeh Ghardashi and colleagues surveyed nurses working in teaching hospital environments in around so as to evaluate the relationship between organisational justice, organisational commitment and human resource productivity.
Several contributions in this issue offer opportunities for first-order change such as the work by Nur Syazana Mad Tahir and colleagues who developed a comprehensive protocol for influenza management amongst the elderly in Malaysia. Samaa Faramawy and Sameh Reda examined the issue of sterilisation using light rays by focusing on definite spectral bands to prevent infection spread in the current COVID-19 pandemic. David Noble and colleagues completed a review of previous research regarding tele-psychiatry demonstrating Meriton equivalents to face-to-face review thereby providing benefits of access and timeliness of care.
Selected papers from the 7th International Conference on Embracing Change & Transformation are included in this issue.