J Wakerman

Summary

Affiliation: Flinders University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rural health: why it matters
    John Wakerman
    Med J Aust 176:457-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost of best-practice primary care management of chronic disease in a remote Aboriginal community
    Andrew P Gador-Whyte
    Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 200:663-6. 2014
  3. pmc What primary health care services should residents of rural and remote Australia be able to access? A systematic review of "core" primary health care services
    Timothy A Carey
    Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:178. 2013
  4. pmc How do small rural primary health care services sustain themselves in a constantly changing health system environment?
    Penny Buykx
    Monash University School of Rural Health, PO Box 666, Bendigo, VIC 3552, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:81. 2012
  5. pmc Collaborative review of pilot projects to inform policy: A methodological remedy for pilotitis?
    Pim Kuipers
    Centre for Remote Health a joint Centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 5:17. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Defining remote health
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health a joint Centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 12:210-4. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Sustainable primary health care services in rural and remote areas: innovation and evidence
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, A joint centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:118-24. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Sustainable chronic disease management in remote Australia
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, PO Box 4066, Alice Springs, NT 0871, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:S64-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetes screening. Does it make a difference in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population?
    J Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University, Northern Territory University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory
    Aust Fam Physician 30:1141-4. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Features of effective primary health care models in rural and remote Australia: a case-study analysis
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:88-91. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Rural health: why it matters
    John Wakerman
    Med J Aust 176:457-8. 2002
    ..Australia needs a distinctive "rural health" approach that recognises the valuable role played by the "outback" in our economy and our national psyche...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost of best-practice primary care management of chronic disease in a remote Aboriginal community
    Andrew P Gador-Whyte
    Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 200:663-6. 2014
    ..Conclusion: Barriers to optimal care included inadequate funding and workforce issues. Reduction of avoidable hospital admissions and overall costs necessitates adequate funding of primary care of chronic disease in remote communities. ..
  3. pmc What primary health care services should residents of rural and remote Australia be able to access? A systematic review of "core" primary health care services
    Timothy A Carey
    Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:178. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc How do small rural primary health care services sustain themselves in a constantly changing health system environment?
    Penny Buykx
    Monash University School of Rural Health, PO Box 666, Bendigo, VIC 3552, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:81. 2012
    ..The ability to sustain comprehensive primary health care (PHC) services in the face of change is crucial to the health of rural communities. This paper illustrates how one service has proactively managed change to remain sustainable...
  5. pmc Collaborative review of pilot projects to inform policy: A methodological remedy for pilotitis?
    Pim Kuipers
    Centre for Remote Health a joint Centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 5:17. 2008
    ..There is also an emerging recognition that existing research methods do not draw lessons from the failed sustainability that characterises many of these pilots and demonstration projects...
  6. ncbi request reprint Defining remote health
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health a joint Centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 12:210-4. 2004
    ..To develop a definition of the discipline of Remote Health...
  7. doi request reprint Sustainable primary health care services in rural and remote areas: innovation and evidence
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, A joint centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 19:118-24. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Sustainable chronic disease management in remote Australia
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, PO Box 4066, Alice Springs, NT 0871, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:S64-8. 2005
    ..Other factors could both promote and inhibit. For example, the impact of key individuals was important, but could be idiosyncratic and have negative effects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetes screening. Does it make a difference in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population?
    J Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University, Northern Territory University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory
    Aust Fam Physician 30:1141-4. 2001
    ..A high proportion of cases are undiagnosed. Diabetes is one of a number of increasingly prevalent chronic diseases which have been described collectively as a noncommunicable disease epidemic...
  10. ncbi request reprint Features of effective primary health care models in rural and remote Australia: a case-study analysis
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:88-91. 2009
    ..To describe the factors and processes that facilitate or inhibit implementation, sustainability and generalisation of effective models of primary health care (PHC) service delivery in rural and remote Australia...
  11. doi request reprint Innovative rural and remote primary health care models: what do we know and what are the research priorities?
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, A joint centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 17:21-6. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Primary health care delivery models in rural and remote Australia: a systematic review
    John Wakerman
    Centre for Remote Health, Joint Centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:276. 2008
    ..The study aimed to describe what health service models were reported to work, where they worked and why...
  13. ncbi request reprint A case study in strategic change: developing a strategic research program to address cardiovascular disease and related disorders in aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and rural and remote settings
    Pat Field
    Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs
    Aust Health Rev 25:127-31. 2002
    ..Reviewing and presenting the process and influential factors provides the reader with the opportunity to compare this scenario with their own experience and thereby develop their own change strategies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Responding to health impacts of climate change in the Australian desert
    D Campbell
    Centre for Remote Health Desert Knowledge CRC, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 8:1008. 2008
    ..The modes of engagement required for this process need to be innovative, and will differ among regions on different trajectories. To this end, a first classification of these trajectories is proposed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Facilitating complementary inputs and scoping economies in the joint supply of health and environmental services in Aboriginal central Australia
    David Campbell
    Centre for Remote Health and Desert Knowledge CRC, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 8:1010. 2008
    ..The cost-effectiveness plane is used to provide a simple framework to guide the selection of an appropriate policy tool...
  16. doi request reprint The frontline and the ivory tower: a case study of service and professional-driven curriculum
    Sue Lenthall
    Centre for Remote Health, A joint centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 17:129-33. 2009
    ..To describe the development of a postgraduate, multidisciplinary program designed to meet the needs of remote health professionals, present formative evaluation findings and to offer an analysis of the difficulties and lessons learnt...
  17. doi request reprint What stresses remote area nurses? Current knowledge and future action
    Sue Lenthall
    Centre for Remote Health, Flinders University and Charles Darwin University, PO Box 4066, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 0871, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 17:208-13. 2009
    ..Review and synthesise the literature identifying the stresses experienced by remote area nurses (RANs). Identify interventions implemented to address identified stresses. Explore the use of the job demands-resources (JD-R) model...
  18. ncbi request reprint The turmoil of aboriginal enumeration: mobility and service population analysis in a central Australian community
    I Warchivker
    Menzies School of Health Research, Alice Springs, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:444-9. 2000
    ..2) Health programs such as STD control, trachoma, scabies and other communicable diseases common in Central Australia should be coordinated and delivered as regional programs often crossing State/Territory borders...
  19. ncbi request reprint "Beyond workforce": a systemic solution for health service provision in small rural and remote communities
    John S Humphreys
    School of Rural Health, Monash University, Bendigo, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S77-80. 2008
    ..Based on these principles, these model types are amenable to generalisation and evaluation in other regions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Training our future rural medical workforce
    Susan M Wearne
    Med J Aust 180:101-2. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint What do we mean by sustainable rural health services? Implications for rural health research
    John S Humphreys
    Monash University School of Rural Health, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 14:33-5. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving rural and remote health
    John Wakerman
    Med J Aust 186:486. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint New money for mental health: will it make things better for rural and remote Australia?
    James A Dunbar
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Warrnambool, Vic
    Med J Aust 186:587-9. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Where is the evidence that rural exposure increases uptake of rural medical practice?
    Geetha Ranmuthugala
    Monash University, School of Rural Health, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:285-8. 2007
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Rural and remote public health in Australia: building on our strengths
    John Wakerman
    Aust J Rural Health 16:52-5. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint Zinc and vitamin A supplementation in Indigenous Australian children hospitalised with lower respiratory tract infection: a randomised controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:107-12. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of supplementation with zinc and vitamin A in Indigenous children hospitalised with acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Identifying the aspects of rural exposure that influence medical students to take up rural practice
    Geetha Ranmuthugala
    Med Educ 41:718. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Zinc and vitamin A supplementation in Australian Indigenous children with acute diarrhoea: a randomised controlled trial
    Patricia C Valery
    Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:530-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the role of zinc and vitamin A supplementation in the recovery of Indigenous children hospitalised for acute diarrhoea...
  29. ncbi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus infections in children in Alice Springs Hospital
    Apakasimaka Dede
    Med J Aust 188:261. 2008