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A senior clinician and innovator, Michael is a leader within research and commercial spaces in advocating for staff safety in healthcare. Michael has more than 35 years’ experience in clinical medicine, where he engaged in the education of more than 4,000 junior doctors, 200 registrars, and innumerable medical students.
In the field of research, Michael promotes an evidence-based approach to emergency medicine research and practice, and the development of a culture which generates and supports research findings.
He continues to have an active role in the development of safety guidelines and standards in the USA and Australia, and speaks at healthcare conferences around the world including the AORN Surgical Conference (USA), Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (Australia), and the WHO World Patient Safety Day (Malaysia).
Dr Neville Henry, AM was a Senior medical officer accident and emergency dept. Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane.
His past roles include working with Red Cross in the Pacific; as a health delegate for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRCS) in Goma, Zaire during the Rwanda emergency; Lecturer in Public Health and Child Health Specialist in Papua New Guinea; Medical Coordinator with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Kabul, Afghanistan; Medical delegate for the IFRCS in Malaysia; and a multitude of other roles with the Red Cross.
His work has awarded him a designation of Member of the Order (AM) of Australia.
He has invented the multi-awarded Qlicksmart Single-handed blade remover, and continues to help improve staff and patient safety for healthcare institutions worldwide.