Projects

This review focussed on those chronic diseases most commonly managed in primary care. The review was informed by the Chronic Care Model proposed by Wagner and colleagues which includes the six dimensions of organisation of health care, delivery system design, decision support, self management support and community resources. ...
This was a systematic review of the literature on effective interventions and drivers for health literacy in relation to the SNAP risk factors in primary health care, and the implications for practice and policy ...
Cancer patients, their cancer specialists and GPs were interviewed about expanding the role of GPs in the long term care of patients with cancer.  This identified the need for a shared care plan between the hospital specialist services and GPs.   ...
This study explores whether improvements in teamwork between general practitioners and referral services lead to improved patient outcomes. ...
The aim of this study is to examine the extent to which quality of care for patients with cardiovascular disease and diabetes can be increased through a structured intervention involving practice managers, receptionists and nurses. ...
This rapid systematic review was commissioned by NSW Ministry of Health, working with the Sax Institute. The review will inform thinking about a possible state wide telephone coaching service for people who are, or at risk of becoming, high users of the hospital system for the management of their chronic conditions. ...
This study will use standard psychometric techniques to ensure that the CCPS is a reliable and valid scale for use in studies of interventions to improve the health outcomes of people with chronic and complex illnesses. ...
Investigation of the feasibility of CVAR implementation in Australian general practices and the impact of CVAR assessment and management has on several factors. ...
The aim of this new research is to describe the health, early learning and service context of these urban Aboriginal children from age 5 to 9 years. ...

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