Abstracts were provided to delegates only before the Symposium as background to the discussions. The following outlines are now available for others interested in the Symposium, but please respect the authors who provided them as pre-reading and not for quotation. Overhead presentations are also provided.
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Rural and remote research and the reform agenda
- Bob Wells, Philip Davies, Andrew Wilson. Rural and remote research and the health reform agenda. Abstract: Wells_Davies_Wilson.pdf
- Danielle C Butler. Use of measures of socioeconomic deprivation in planning primary health care workforce and defining health care need in Australia.
Abstract: Butler_Danielle.pdf Presentation: Danielle-Butler-Presentation.pdf
For more information on the current health reform agenda delegates were referred to Budget 2010-11 media releases including the release from Minister Roxon, ‘Building a hospital network for the future’ which provided a brief overview. Health reform publications including Taking Preventative Action and the National Primary Healthcare Strategy released in May 2010 are available at www.yourhealth.gov.au
Improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- Cleveland Fagan. Cape York Health Reforms.
- Janelle Stirling. Designing intervention research on tobacco with rural Aboriginal communities
Abstract: Stirling_Janelle.pdf Presentation: Janelle-Stirling-Presentation.pdf
- Juli Coffin. Smoke free kids in the Pilbara... munu jarngu.
Abstract: Coffin_Juli.pdf Presentation: Juli-Coffin-Presentation.pdf
- Dennis McDermott. Revisiting Research Priorities: 'Closing the Gap' with a fence in the way. Abstract: McDermott_Dennis.pdf Presentation: Dennis-McDermott-Presentation.pdf
Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute Plenary
- Jane Farmer. Is a global rural and remote health research agenda desirable or is context supreme?
Abstract: Now published - Australian Journal of Rural Health Abstract (18: 96-101) Presentation: Jane-Farmer-Presentation.pdf
- Lisa Bourke, John Humphreys, John Wakerman and Judy Taylor. Beyond the workforce crisis: Advancing conceptual understanding in rural and remote health.
Abstract: Bourke_Humphreys_Wakerman_Taylor.pdf Presentation: Lisa-Bourke-Presentation.pdf
- Lou Andreatta, Jane Farmer and Andrew Phillips. Meaningful definition of rurality.
Leading edge research to improve health outcomes
- Kerry Inder, Helen Berry, Brian Kelly. Using chart studies to investigate rural mental health.
Abstract: Inder_Berry_Kelly.pdf Presentation: Inder-Kelly-Berry-Presentation.pdf
- Michael Kidd. Researching new technologies – ehealth applications for rural communities.
Abstract: Kidd_Michael.pdf Presentation: Michael-Kidd-Presentation.pdf
- James Dunbar and Prasuna Reddy. Researching new models of care.
Abstract: Dunbar_Reddy.pdf Presentation: Dunbar-Reddy-Presentation.pdf
Research by emerging researchers
- Lisa J Crossland. Patient perceptions of the role and skills of their health care professionals: implications for innovative and sustainable rural and remote primary health care delivery.
Abstract: Crossland_Lisa.pdf Presentation: Lisa-Crossland-Presentation.pdf
- Kristin Emma McBain‐Rigg. Cultural barriers to health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Mount Isa.
Abstract: McBainRigg_Kristin.pdf Presentation: Kristin-McBain-Rigg-Presentation.pdf
- Rebecca Evans. Health policy and rural health services: Using qualitative methodologies in policy analysis.
Abstract: Evans_Rebecca.pdf Presentation: Rebecca-Evans-Presentation.pdf
Improving the impact of the research effort over the next five years
- Jane Farmer. The scope for international collaboration in rural health research
- Jenny May. Focusing research outcomes on the needs of practitioners
- Gordon Gregory. Designing research for policy and advocacy
- Jan Williamson. Policy development through focused research
- Bob Wells, Libby Kalucy, Ellen McIntyre, Rhian Parker. Knowledge brokers and new perspectives on adoption of research results.
Abstract: Kalucy_McIntyre_Wells_and_Parker.pdf Presentation: Kalucy-McIntyre-Wells-Parker-Presentation.pdf
Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute. A brief synopsis of key points on knowledge translation from current literature. Abstract: KT_synopsis_lit_review.pdf
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