Profiles And Contributions To This Article

The challenges confronting clinicians in rural acute care settings: a participatory research project

Penny  Paliadelis

Penny Paliadelis

qualifications: PhD

contribution: wrote the first draft

position: Deputy head

Glenda  Parmenter

Glenda Parmenter

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept

position: Nursing course coordinator

Vicki  Parker

Vicki Parker

qualifications: PhD

contribution: designed the project

position: Professor, Rural Nursing

michelle  giles

Michelle Giles

qualifications: BBusMIS

contribution: statistical analysis

position: Clinical nurse consultant, Research and Knowledge Management

Isabel  Higgins

Isabel Higgins

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Clinical chair professor of nursing, Older Person Care


Isabel Higgins is Professor of Older Person Nursing and Clinical Chair with the Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Local Health District. She is the lead of the School of Nursing and Midwifery's Collaborating Center for Older Person Care (CCOPC) and Chair of the newly formed HMRI Nursing and Midwifery Network, "BRICs": Building Research in Inter-professional collaborations. Isabel's research focuses on pain and symptom management, delirium prevention, nutrition and hydration during end of life care and the needs of the relatives of older people.

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