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    • Meeting the primary health care needs of refugees and asylum seekers 

      Jackson-Bowers, Eleanor; Cheng, I-Hao (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2010-12)
      Australia currently accepts over 13,000 refugee entrants each year. A refugee is a person who, “owing to a well founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social ...
    • A new climate for Indigenous health 

      Alfred, A; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2008-10)
      The Apology to the Stolen Generation set the tone for a new and vigorous approach to achieving health equity for Indigenous people. The symbolic impact of the Apology was reinforced and given practical direction by the ...
    • Nurse practitioner and midwife prescribing in Australia 

      Raven, Melissa Kendall (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2012-11)
      There is an increasing trend worldwide for nurses and other non-medical healthcare professionals to be accorded the right to prescribe drugs. In Australia, nurse practitioners and eligible midwives have gained prescribing ...
    • Nursing in General Practice: still some way to go 

      Alfred, A; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Jackson-Bowers, Eleanor (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-02)
      A number of barriers and facilitators to an expanded role for practice nurses have been identified. These include legal and funding issues related to the lack of a system-level model, poor role definition for practice ...
    • Oral health, dental care, and primary health care 

      Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      Australia's oral health is suboptimal, particularly among disadvantaged people. One quarter of Australian adults have untreated decay and 23% have moderate or severe gum disease. Poor oral health is not only a source of ...
    • Patient enrolment in Australian primary health care 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2014)
      Patient enrolment in general practice is an important consideration for health systems, administrators, service providers and consumers across the world. This RESEARCH ROUNDup reviews patient enrolment in the Australian ...
    • Patient experience of primary health care 

      Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      There has been considerable research on patient satisfaction and other aspects of patient experience, but much of it is dated, and the generally positive findings are complicated by significant conceptual and methodological ...
    • Patient-centred care and self-management support in primary health care 

      Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      Patient-centred care (PCC) is prominent in current healthcare, particularly in relation to the care of people with chronic diseases/conditions. Self-management by patients, in tandem with self-management support (SMS) ...
    • Pay for performance: Australian landscape, international efforts, and impact on practice 

      Masters, Stacey Cynthia; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2016)
      Fee-for-service (FFS) funding continues to dominate primary health care in Australia despite calls for reform. FFS, where providers bill for each service they provide, rewards increased activity. This may lead to over-servicing, ...
    • PHC and integration with aged care services: Challenges and approaches in Australia 

      Brown, Lynsey; Davis, Jenny (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      Recent Australian health reforms highlight the role of effective primary health care (PHC) in providing coordinated, person-centred care and keeping individuals out of hospital.1 In the context of an ageing population and ...
    • The primary care role for people with cancer 

      Jackson-Bowers, Eleanor; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-03)
      The announcement in January 2009 of funding of $5.6 million for cancer research and a Primary Care Cooperative Cancer Clinical Trials Group to focus on prevention, detection and care of people with cancer comes after the ...
    • Primary health care and preventive care 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2014)
      Preventive care refers to interventions which aim to prevent progression of a condition. They may be applied at individual or population levels and at various stages of disease development. For the primary health care (PHC) ...
    • Primary health care and social networking: opportunities to enhance communication 

      Anikeeva, Olga; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-10)
      The use of social networking technologies in health care and education is known as Health 2.0. Health 2.0 incorporates principles of open access, user-generated content and networking in order to personalise health care, ...
    • Primary health care for people with intellectual disabilities 

      Katterl, Rachel; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-06)
      Over half a million Australians have an intellectual disability and 61% of those have a severe or profound limitation in ‘core’ activities of daily living. The sparse research available concerning health care service use ...
    • Primary health care funding models 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      The way primary health care (PHC) services are funded ultimately impacts on the quality, access and coordination of health service delivery. Financial mechanisms have long been used to influence provider behaviour, for ...
    • Researching patient and family experience 

      Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Alfred, A; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2008-11)
      The direction of our health system and the provision of health services must be shaped around the health needs of individuals, their families and communities. The health system should be responsive to individual differences, ...
    • Social determinants of health: Closing the gap in primary health care 

      Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      Australian primary health care has a major role to play in addressing social determinants of health (SDOH). This RESEARCH ROUNDup examines the relevance of the Closing the gap in a generation report of the World Health ...
    • Socioeconomic status and accessibility to health care services in Australia 

      Katterl, Rachel (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-12)
      Socioeconomic status (SES) is an indicator of income, education, and employment status. It has significant implications for the access to and use of primary health care services. This RESEARCH ROUNDup investigates the ...
    • Transitions from hospital to primary care 

      Masters, Stacey Cynthia; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2016)
      For older Australians, transitions from hospital to primary care (i.e. general practice, community and/or aged care) are frequently accompanied by discontinuities in medication management, delays in follow‐up care, duplication ...
    • Understanding the policy cycle and knowledge translation for researchers (A researcher’s guide) 

      Brown, Lynsey; Hagger, Christina; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      This RESEARCH ROUNDup introduces knowledge translation, suggests avenues where research evidence can inform different stages of the policy cycle, and provides some practical tips for researchers.