Working with the Marginalised with Dr Austin O Carroll
Mar 2nd, 2022 by primarycareknowledgeboost
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Doctors Lisa and Sara talk with GP Dr Austin O'Carroll. Austin works in Inner-City Dublin with marginalised and homeless/rough sleeping communities. He is co-founder of Safetynet Ireland, North Dublin City GP Training, and GPCareForAll. He talks to us about his take on how unhelpful the label of personality disorder is for patients in his care, about his take on the situation: the Triple F**k syndrome, and how medicine contributes to the systemic oppression of people born into poverty. We talk about trauma informed care and examples of outcomes for patients in his care.
Dr Austin O'Carroll's TED talk about developing health services for homeless people (July 2017): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiwRSPY_JqI
Safetynet Ireland Charity: https://www.primarycaresafetynet.ie/
BJGP Article: The Triple F**k Syndrome: How medicine contributes to the systemic oppression of people born into poverty (Jan 2022): https://bjgplife.com/the-triple-fk-syndrome-how-medicine-contributes-to-the-systemic-oppression-of-people-born-into-poverty/
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