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    • Australia’s primary health care research workforce 

      Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Katterl, Rachel; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-12)
      Australian healthcare is on the brink of a significant reform process. While much is yet to be decided, two clear themes can be identified from the reform reports. The first is the importance of multidisciplinary team work ...
    • Chronic disease self-management 

      Katterl, Rachel; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-07)
      Chronic conditions cannot be ‘cured’. Therefore effective strategies are required to manage the illnesses and minimise their consequences for patients, their families and the health system. Self-management programs represent ...
    • Continuity and safety in care transitions: communication at the hospital/community care interface 

      Muecke, Sandy; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2010-05)
      In the health care setting, risks to patient safety may arise when there is poor written or verbal communication between personnel during times of care transition. Care transition refers to the “set of actions designed to ...
    • Dementia and primary health care 

      Katterl, Rachel; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-04)
      Dementia care is becoming increasingly relevant in Australia as our population ages, presenting challenges for an already stretched health system. General practitioners are the first port of call in dementia identification ...
    • Evaluation of chronic disease management in primary health care 

      Isherwood, Linda; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-11)
      Rigorous evaluation of health care interventions can provide the evidence needed to improve patient outcomes and to inform decisions regarding future initiatives. A Healthier Future for all Australians emphasises “knowledge-led ...
    • Health promotion of physical activity 

      Isherwood, Linda; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Katterl, Rachel; Reinfeld-Kirkman, Nova (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-10)
      Health promotion, or “the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants, and thereby improve their health” is expected to be an integral part of future Australian health policy. It ...
    • Improving access to rural health care 

      Alfred, A; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2008-12)
      Doctors and allied health professionals are in short supply in rural and remote areas of Australia. Added to this, scattered populations and small communities make meeting the health needs of the people living and working ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...