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    • Are companion animals the secret to good health? 

      Smith, Bradley; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2012)
      People keep pets for companionship, recreation and protection rather than for the specific purpose of enhancing health. However, a considerable body of literature supports the idea that companion animals can improve overall ...
    • Australian academic primary health-care careers: a scoping survey 

      Barton, Christopher Allan; Reeve, Joanne; Adams, Ann; McIntyre, Ellen (CSIRO Publishing, 2015-03-05)
      This study was undertaken to provide a snapshot of the academic primary health-care workforce in Australia and to provide some insight into research capacity in academic primary health care following changes to funding for ...
    • Baking an integration cake: Ingredients for fostering PHCOs' capacity for integration 

      Brown, Lynsey; Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2013)
      National health reform has identified integrated care as a priority for the Australian health system. Enabling integration involves efforts at the macro (policy), meso (organisation) and micro (practitioner/patient) levels. ...
    • Barriers to primary health care access—an update 

      Erny-Albrecht, Katrina; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2016)
      The aim of this Expert Plus report is to provide a brief insight into current opinion and evidence on barriers to accessing primary health care services in Australia by people from disadvantaged groups.
    • Bursaries, writing grants and fellowships: a strategy to develop research capacity in primary health care 

      Ried, Karin; Farmer, Elizabeth Ann; Weston, Kathryn (BioMed Central - http://www.biomedcentral.com, 2007-04-05)
      Background General practitioners and other primary health care professionals are often the first point of contact for patients requiring health care. Identifying, understanding and linking current evidence to best practice ...
    • The Closing the Gap Initiative: Successes and ongoing challenges for divisions of general practice 

      Anikeeva, Olga; Katterl, Rachel; Bywood, Petra Teresia (2012)
      Background This article presents an evaluation of the activities undertaken by divisions of general practice to improve Indigenous Australians’ access to mainstream primary care. Methods Data were obtained from 12 month ...
    • Connecting to the PHC Network 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Dixon, Kathryn (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2014)
      A presentation given as part of the inaugral Knowledge Exchange Capacity Building Workshop for Higher Degree Students. This workshop took place as a satellite event to the 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference in ...
    • Connecting to the primary health care network 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2015)
      Researchers who want to make a difference understand the importance of integrating their research with different sectors; engaging with collaborators and linking with policy, clinical practice and consumers. In this short ...
    • The contribution of Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation and Development-supported research to primary health care policy and practice 

      Brown, Lynsey; McIntyre, Ellen (2012)
      The importance of primary health care (PHC) research is well understood yet conducting this research can be challenging. Barriers include a lack of funding, support and opportunity. In 2000 the Australian government ...
    • Divisions Performance Indicator Report 2008-2009: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Checks and Assessments 

      Katterl, Rachel; Moretti, Cecilia Marguerite; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Reinfeld Kirkman, Nova (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2010)
      The Divisions Performance Indicator (DPI) report examines the use of a number of Medicare items aimed at providing preventive primary health care services to limit the development of chronic disease in Division catchment ...
    • Divisions Performance Indicator Report 2008-2009: Divisions' ability to meet reporting thresholds 

      Katterl, Rachel; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2010)
      Divisions of General Practice report on a set of National Performance Indicators (NPIs) as part of their accountability to their funding source. This report examines patterns in the ability of Divisions to ...
    • Divisions Performance Indicator Report 2008-2009: Practice Nurse Services 

      Moretti, Cecilia Marguerite; Katterl, Rachel; Reinfeld Kirkman, Nova; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2010)
      Divisions of General Practice used data from Medicare Australia in their reports against the practice nurse National Performance Indicator for 2008-2009. This substantial contribution to better access was associated with ...
    • Divisions Performance Indicator Report 2009-2010: Closing the gap 

      Anikeeva, Olga; Katterl, Rachel; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), 2011)
      This report presents a thematic analysis of qualitative data regarding activities undertaken as part of the Closing the Gap program, provided by the Divisions of General Practice for the 2009-2010 reporting period.
    • Evaluation of the Researcher Development Program (RDP) of the Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation and Development (PHCRED) Strategy: The Fellows’ perspective 

      McIntyre, Ellen; Brun, Lyn; Cameron, Helen; Lyle, David (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), 2010)
      This study examines the extent to which the Researcher Development Program (RDP) has impacted on knowledge, attitudes and practice in relation to research and to develop a profile of RDP participants. RDP fellows (appointed ...
    • Facilitating access to evidence: Primary Health Care Search Filter 

      Brown, Lynsey; Carne, Amanda; Bywood, Petra Teresia; McIntyre, Ellen; Damarell, Raechel; Tieman, Jennifer; Lawrence, Mikaela (2014)
      Background: The evidence base developed by, and relevant to, primary health care (PHC) is rapidly increasing. With the wealth of literature available, searchers trying to find PHC-specific citations can feel overwhelmed. Objectives: ...
    • Facilitating Organisational Integration: Models, Mechanisms and Challenges 

      Bywood, Petra Teresia; Brown, Lynsey; Oliver-Baxter, Jodie (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2013)
      This review aimed to identify successful models and mechanisms which enable high quality, integrated care; and to identify some of the persistent challenges to integration.
    • Fact Sheet: Collaborative partnerships in research 

      McIntyre, Ellen; Jackson-Bowers, Eleanor; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Beacham, Barbara Denise; Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), 2014)
      Collaborative partnerships between researchers, practitioners, decision makers, consumers and community members can strengthen research. They can enhance the relevance of research questions, ensure that the research methods ...
    • Fact Sheet: Conducting effective skill building workshops 

      McIntyre, Ellen; Reibel, Tracy; Aylward, Philip Edmund; Schultz, Denise; Schroeder, Jacque; Lau, Phyllis; Baird, Olivia; Hagger, Christina (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), 2014)
      Workshops that build both research and clinical skills are popular learning events in primary health care. They are cost effective compared with individual training activities and provide a means of connecting the material ...
    • Fact Sheet: Conference works: getting the most out of conferences 

      McIntyre, Ellen; Cornish, Sheri; Hawkins, Fiona; Nisbet, Sarah; Baird, Olivia (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), 2014)
      Conferences provide the opportunity to keep up with new developments, present ideas, meet people who inspire you to think or work differently, foster communication and form new relationships (Collins, 2000). In this fact ...
    • Fact Sheet: Design posters for maximum impact 

      Lowcay, Belinda Leigh; McIntyre, Ellen; Lunnay, Belinda Kate; Erny-Albrecht, Katrina (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), 2014)
      Do you want your research or program evidence to effect changes to policy and practice? How can you use posters to communicate your key messages to those who matter? How can you maximise the impact of your poster and/or ...