Linda Starr
12 October 2017

Ethical and Legal Allocation of Resources

Resources are becoming increasingly scarce in the modern healthcare environment. On top of this strain, we ourselves as healthcare providers are also resources, and we need to ensure we are allocating ourselves correctly. But what happens when there is a shortage of nurses AND a shortage of physical resources - what will happen to our patients then?


Linda Starr


Dr Linda Starr is a general and mental health qualified nurse, lawyer, and associate professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Flinders University. Her research interests have been in health law for health practitioners, criminal law, forensic health care, and elder abuse investigation and prosecution, which was the subject of her PhD. Linda is currently the chair of the state board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board, Australia, the director on the Board of Directors at the Aged Rights Advocacy Service, and is the founding president of the Australian Forensic Nurses Association. She has an extensive speaking record, nationally and internationally, on issues in health law, forensic nursing, and elder abuse.


Wadzana Nollie HWATA30 Mar 2018
Informative lecture

Michele Selby25 Mar 2018

Norest Mashonganyika23 Dec 2017
well presented

Theresa Diane Johnson18 Dec 2017

Ashley van Ryneveld15 Dec 2017
A very informative presentation

Natalie Lawrence15 Dec 2017
Very informative

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