By Ben Vincent, PhD; foreword by Dr. Stuart Lorimer
Based on cutting edge research and the lived experience of the author as a non-binary person, this British Medical Association Medical Book Awards finalist shows healthcare and medical practitioners how to deliver excellent primary and secondary care to gender-diverse patients. Also available in e-book format. Biblio = 5112
By Ruth Pearce
Drawing on the findings of an extensive research project, this book addresses urgent challenges and debates in trans health. It interweaves patient voices with social theory and autobiography, offering an innovative look at how shifting language, patient mistrust, waiting lists and professional power shape clinical encounters, and exploring what a better future might look like for trans patients. Also available in e-book format. Biblio = 5113
By Caroline Criado Perez
From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, and the media, Invisible Women reveals how our world – built for and by men – systematically ignores half of the population, often with disastrous consequences. It brings together an impressive range of case studies, stories and new research to illustrate the hidden ways in which women are forgotten, and the profound impact this has on us all. Biblio = 5101
Members seeking further information on these topics, including the Branch’s position statement on sexuality, sex and gender diversity, may find the social justice online guide useful.
CINAHL journal subscription update
The ANMF (Vic Branch) Library recently upgraded its journal subscription offerings to branch members. The new CINAHL Ultimate provides members with full text access to many high-quality journals, with no publisher delays. Titles include Breastfeeding Review, Contemporary Nurse, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Nursing Praxis in Aotearoa New Zealand, Nursing Standard and Nursing Times, alongside journal titles that are already popular with members – such as British Journal of Nursing, British Journal of Community Nursing and Health Expectations.
The upgrade also includes access to continuing education modules, full-text evidence-based care sheets and full-text quick lessons. Members can access CINAHL Ultimate through the Member Portal. For more details and tips, visit the CINAHL online library resource guide.
The ANMF (Vic Branch) Library is open to members, who are welcome to visit and browse the collection of specialist print and digital publications relating to nursing and midwifery practice, education, history and working conditions. Members can also search for these books and others online at anmfvic.intersearch.com.au and borrow titles by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. A mail service for members outside the metropolitan area is free and you will receive a reply-paid return label.