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Jonathan  Newbury

Jonathan Newbury

Australia

Professor Jonathan Newbury has held the position of Professor of Rural Health at the University of Adelaide since February 2006. His previous academic responsibilities have been the Rural Undergraduate Support and Coordination program (1997 to 2006) and the Rural Clinical School (2002-2006) and he continues in part time general practice at the Investigator Clinic, Port Lincoln. Professor Newbury has undertaken substantial empirically based research, using a variety of quantitative and qualitative methodologies. His MD thesis was a randomised controlled trial of preventive Health Assessment of the people aged 75 years and over (75+HA). This research work included GP supervision of nurses providing home assessments was the Australian evidence base for the introduction of the Enhanced Primary Care policy and the Medicare item number for 75+HA. Internationally this evidence is included in the latest systematic review and meta-analysis of preventive aged care in primary health care. Professor Newbury's work in rural medical education has been part of the Australian governments Rural Health Strategy. While this is starting to deliver a new rural health workforce this is no longer seen as the only solution to adequate health workforce for rural and indigenous Australia. Hence his future research is directed to models of health service delivery in communities in partnership with Country Health SA. Through the development of these roles Professor Newbury brings an in-depth understanding of the relationships between clinical service delivery of primary health care and primary health care policy, especially in the areas of multi disciplinary practice and training, and workforce planning and training.


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Original Research 10 February 2014

Early career location of University of Adelaide rural cohort medical students


Original Research 12 November 2009

Rural student entry into a medical course: a South Australian rural high school perspective


Original Research 21 April 2009

Education to improve cancer care in rural South Australia


Original Research 23 February 2006

Rural clinician opinion on being a preceptor


Original Research 10 June 2005

Do benefits accrue from longer rotations for students in Rural Clinical Schools?


Short Communication 20 March 2019

Adherence to antithrombotic therapy guidelines and atrial fibrillation in a rural hospital: a clinical audit


Project Report 19 May 2011

Global health education for medical undergraduates


Project Report 19 August 2005

Development of 'rural week' for medical students: impact and quality report


Preliminary Report 26 June 2007

Rural medical education: five medical students spend a year in rural Port Lincoln, Australia


Preliminary Report 19 September 2005

Development of a common national questionnaire to evaluate student perceptions about the Australian Rural Clinical Schools Program

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