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What are the effects of distance management on the retention of remote area nurses in Australia?

sharon  weymouth

Sharon Weymouth

qualifications: Master of Remote Health Practice

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

position: Health centre manager

Australia

Remote area nurse interested in the RAN nurse practitioner modle & womens health


Chris  Davey

Chris Davey

qualifications: Master of Remote Health Practice

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

position: Health centre manager


John  Wright

John Wright

qualifications: Graduate Certificate in Health (Remote Health Practice)

contribution: original concept, designed the project, literature review, input data, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft

position: Remote area nurse

Australia

I am a Remote Area Nurse, working in a remote community to provide primary and emergency health care to the mainly indigenous population.


Lesley-Ann  Nieuwoudt

Lesley-Ann Nieuwoudt

qualifications: Graduate Diploma in Health (Remote Health Practice)

position: Remote area nurse


Lesley  Barclay

Prof Emer Lesley Barclay

qualifications: PhD

contribution: designed the project, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Professor, Health Service Development

Lesley Barclay (AO PhD) is the foundation Professor of Health Services Development at Charles Darwin University and co directs a new Graduate School of Health Practice. As the Chief Investigator she guided medical and midwifery colleagues in one of the first National Health and Medical Research Council Centres of Clinical Excellence in Research focusing on improvements to maternity services. She is currently leading research into maternity services in China funded by ARC in partnership Chinese colleagues, and on Indigenous birth and systems to support this in Australia. Lesley has led over 30 research projects and been successful with 8 NHMRC and ARC grants in the last decade, supervising more than 30 major research theses to successful completion. Five of her graduates are now in professorial positions. In recent years she has published 3 books, 25 refereed journal articles and 15 major reports for government. Lesley has worked in International development for nearly 20 years, as a technical adviser to governments, AusAID, World Bank and WHO, in provision of primary health car, maternal infant/child health and capacity building in health worker education systems. This work has occurred in Asia, Melanesia and the Pacific Islands. Lesley has also served on a variety of national committees such as the NHMRC Council for two terms and was an inaugural ministerial appointee to the Australian Council for Safety and Quality. She was awarded an AO in 2004 in recognition of her contribution to professional and international developments and child health.


Suzanne  Belton

Suzanne Belton

qualifications: PhD

contribution: supervised data collection, statistical analysis, contributed to drafts

position: Research fellow

Australia


Stacey  Svenson

Stacey Svenson

qualifications: Graduate Diploma Midwifery

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool

position: Registered nurse/midwife


Libby  Bowell

Libby Bowell

qualifications: Graduate Certificate in Health (Remote Health Practice)

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, literature review

position: Health delegate


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