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    • Co-morbidity of mental and physical illness: meeting unmet care needs 

      Lunnay, Belinda Kate; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-08)
      People with chronic physical conditions experience poorer mental health compared to the general population. Co-morbid depression and chronic disease are associated with high healthcare use and high costs to the health ...
    • eHealth technologies in primary health care: current strengths and limitations 

      Anikeeva, Olga; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-11)
      eHealth aims to improve the quality and safety of Australia’s health system by introducing a more efficient way to collect and share information such as prescriptions and test results. The primary health care sector could ...
    • Generating a report card for type 2 diabetes in Australia 

      Erny-Albrecht, Katrina; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2014)
      The National Diabetes Strategy and Action Plan proposed by Diabetes Australia, is the latest Australian initiative aimed at turning around the increasing burden of diabetes.1 Approximately 10% of all patients attending a ...
    • Health literacy and primary health care 

      Jackson-Bowers, Eleanor; Howard, Sara Louise; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-10)
      People with low levels of health literacy report poorer health status and experience poorer health outcomes compared to those with good health literacy. Poor health literacy is most prevalent in socio-economically disadvantaged ...
    • International trends and initiatives in primary health care 

      Brown, Lynsey; Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      Recent trends in international health system reform have drawn attention to patient-centred approaches, multimorbidity, integration, workforce models of care and eHealth. A range of primary health care (PHC) initiatives ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • What influence will GP Super Clinics have on primary health care in Australia? 

      Smith, Bradley; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2012-02)
      Recognising the fragmentation of primary health care (PHC) and its fundamental role in the health care system, the Australian Government has invested in the establishment of integrated primary care centres, known as ‘GP ...