Projects

Built on Phases 1 and 2 with a view to integrating HIA into the NSW Health System as a tool to improve internal planning and decision-making, and as a way to engage external partners on initiatives which influence health outcomes. ...
This partnership project focuses on a model for access and continuity of primary health care of refugees in three regions (2 in Melbourne and 1 in Sydney).  It involves a partnership between Universities, primary health networks and other health services and refugee services. ...
Ensuring that Australians have access to health care is an integral component of Australian health care policy. Growing awareness of the importance of PHC in delivering equitable and cost-effective care is creating interest in better understanding and addressing access to best practice PHC. ...
This project will identify the opportunities where optimising the skill-mix of the primary health care workforce will benefit older Australians.A series of policy alternatives will be defined to optimise skill-mix of the primary healthcare workforce to meet the needs of older Australians. ...
This project will support the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) oral health policy and service directions through an exploratory study investigating the current utilisation patterns of oral health services provided in SESLHD. The study will utilise existing data sets available through the SESLHD Oral Health Service and the Centre for Oral Health Strategy to determine changes to...
This project consisted of a literature review of the evidence available for overweight and obesity among refugee and migrant adolescent populations who have recently arrived in their resettlement country. ...
The project will focus on the experiences and perspectives of PWSMI and what has helped or enabled them to establish and maintain a positive relationship with a GP. This information will assist with further research and codesign of an intervention to improve access to preventive health care for PWSMI. ...
This dissertation presents an exploratory conceptual model of patient engagement in the management of their chronic illness(es) developed within the context of understanding and operationalising the construct of self-management. The study was funded by a Dora Lush Priority NHMRC Scholarship from March 2010 until December 2013.  ...
The study aims to investigate the organizational capacity of general practices for chronic diseases and to identify those features of the organization which are associated with high quality care. ...
This is a cluster randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of an intervention which uses accessible and interactive information technology to support general practice nurses to better communicate with patients with low health literacy, to help them use information, set priorities, navigate referral and maintain behaviour change. ...
This study evaluates the impact of recalling patients to general practice for a visit to assess their risk of chronic disease and to help them to lower their risk by changes to smoking, diet, alcohol consumption and physical activity behaviours as well as pharmacological management of their blood pressure and cholesterol. ...

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