Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Re-orienting a remote acute care model towards a primary health care approach: key enablers

Vicki  Carroll

Vicki Carroll

qualifications: BScHons

contribution: original concept, collected data, designed the project, devised survey tool, literature review, wrote the first draft

position: Research officer

New researcher to remote Indigenous health.

Carole  Reeve

Carole Reeve

qualifications: FAFPHM, FACRRM

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Public health medical officer

John  Humphreys

John Humphreys

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, contributed to drafts

position: Emeritus professor of rural health research


Current research interests include:

  • the social and spatial patterns of need for health related services in rural areas,
  • rural health workforce recruitment and retention,
  • the role and contribution of services to the health and wellbeing of communities,
  • the provision of appropriate education, training and support for rural health workers and implementation of innovative service delivery models in order to provide sustainable health care in small rural and remote communities,
  • the evaluation of rural health care planning and policies, and
  • rural community development.

John  Wakerman

Prof John Wakerman

qualifications: FAFPHM, FACRRM, Professor

contribution: designed the project, contributed to drafts

position: Director


John is a Public Health Medicine specialist and general practitioner, with a background in remote primary health care services as a medical practitioner, senior manager and researcher. He has a special interest in remote health services research.

Maureen  Carter

Maureen Carter

qualifications: High school

contribution: original concept, supplied data, contributed to drafts

position: Chief executive officer

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