Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Treating mental health in remote communities: what do remote health practitioners need?

kathleen  bulbrook

Kathleen Bulbrook

qualifications: BNurs BPsych(Hons)

contribution: devised survey tool

position: Postgraduate student


I am interested in psychological issues in rural areas of Australia.

Timothy A Carey

Timothy Carey

qualifications: PhD

contribution: supervised project and contributed to drafts

position: Associate professor, mental health


Sue  Lenthall

A/Prof Sue Lenthall

qualifications: MPH

contribution: supervised project and contributed to drafts

position: Head


Sue Lenthall is an academic with practice background as a remote area nurse. She was one of the first teachers with the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education Program in Queensland, was the Executive Officer for the Council of Remote Areas Nurses of Australia before working as the education coordinator with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in Townsville. She was the foundation course coordinator of the Remote Health Practice program at the Centre for Remote Health and has developed curriculum for a variety of health professionals in rural and remote Australia. She has completed numerous evaluations and research projects related to remote health practice. She completed a PhD in ‘’reducing occupational stress among nurses in very remote Northern Territory and is currently the director of Katherine Campus, Flinders NT. Sue has won a number of awards, including two national teaching awards, a CRANAplus Research and Education award and the Aurora Award for leadership and outstanding contribution to remote area health in Australia.

Lyn  Byers

Lyn Byers

qualifications: MN

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Team leader

Kieran P Behan

Kieran Behan

qualifications: BPharm MClinPharm

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Hospital pharmacist

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