Peter D Massey

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reducing the risk of pandemic influenza in Aboriginal communities
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 9:1290. 2009
  2. pmc "Makes you proud to be black eh?": reflections on meaningful indigenous research participation
    Jenny Kelly
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 11:40. 2012
  3. pmc Local level epidemiological analysis of TB in people from a high incidence country of birth
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:62. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and the development of pandemic influenza containment strategies: community voices and community control
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Locked Bag 9783, NEMSC, Tamworth, NSW 2348, Australia
    Health Policy 103:184-90. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint TB questions, East Kwaio answers: community-based participatory research in a remote area of Solomon Islands
    P D Massey
    Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 12:2139. 2012
  6. pmc Should there be a standardised approach to the diagnostic workup of suspected adult encephalitis? A case series from Australia
    Clare Huppatz
    Hunter New England Population Health, NSW Health, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:353. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Blood, guts and knife cuts: reducing the risk of swine brucellosis in feral pig hunters in north-west New South Wales, Australia
    P D Massey
    Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 11:1793. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhanced Q fever risk exposure surveillance may permit better informed vaccination policy
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:41-5. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at higher risk of invasive meningococcal disease in NSW
    Peter Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 19:100-3. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Inadequate chemoprophylaxis and the risk of malaria
    Peter Massey
    CNC, Population Health, Hunter New England Health, Tamworth, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 36:1058-60. 2007

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Reducing the risk of pandemic influenza in Aboriginal communities
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 9:1290. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc "Makes you proud to be black eh?": reflections on meaningful indigenous research participation
    Jenny Kelly
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 11:40. 2012
    ..Throughout the paper our concern is to document how genuine participation and the building of research capacity can occur...
  3. pmc Local level epidemiological analysis of TB in people from a high incidence country of birth
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:62. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to use a novel approach to identify local areas in an Australian state that have higher TB rates given the local areas' country of birth profiles...
  4. doi request reprint Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and the development of pandemic influenza containment strategies: community voices and community control
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Locked Bag 9783, NEMSC, Tamworth, NSW 2348, Australia
    Health Policy 103:184-90. 2011
    ..To develop culturally appropriate and effective strategies to reduce the risk from pandemic influenza (H1N109) in rural and remote Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities...
  5. ncbi request reprint TB questions, East Kwaio answers: community-based participatory research in a remote area of Solomon Islands
    P D Massey
    Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 12:2139. 2012
    ..The study was part of a larger project to strengthen the research capacity of local health workers and community leaders, supported by visiting researchers from Australia...
  6. pmc Should there be a standardised approach to the diagnostic workup of suspected adult encephalitis? A case series from Australia
    Clare Huppatz
    Hunter New England Population Health, NSW Health, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:353. 2010
    ..In Australia there have been no studies to try to improve the identification rate of encephalitis pathogens. This study aims to review the diagnostic assessment of adult suspected encephalitis cases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Blood, guts and knife cuts: reducing the risk of swine brucellosis in feral pig hunters in north-west New South Wales, Australia
    P D Massey
    Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 11:1793. 2011
    ..There has not been an evaluation of the acceptability of these recommended risk-reduction strategies in the settings where feral pig hunting and evisceration occurs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhanced Q fever risk exposure surveillance may permit better informed vaccination policy
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:41-5. 2009
    ..This may allow more finely tuned vaccination policy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at higher risk of invasive meningococcal disease in NSW
    Peter Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 19:100-3. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Inadequate chemoprophylaxis and the risk of malaria
    Peter Massey
    CNC, Population Health, Hunter New England Health, Tamworth, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 36:1058-60. 2007
    ..Malaria is an important disease for Australian travellers, particularly to Papua New Guinea. Travellers often seek health advice from their general practitioner before travel or if they develop illness after travel...
  11. pmc Field exercises are useful for improving public health emergency responses
    Keith Eastwood
    Hunter New England Population Health, New South Wales, Australia School of Public Health, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
    Western Pac Surveill Response J 1:12-8. 2010
    ..Emergencies resulting from disease outbreaks and extreme environmental events present significant challenges for health services...
  12. doi request reprint Responding to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in Aboriginal communities in NSW through collaboration between NSW Health and the Aboriginal community-controlled health sector
    Sian Rudge
    Centre for Aboriginal health, NSW Department of Health
    N S W Public Health Bull 21:26-9. 2010
    ..Aboriginal people were four times more likely to be admitted to hospital with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza than non-Aboriginal people...
  13. ncbi request reprint Egg-associated Salmonella outbreak in an aged care facility, New South Wales, 2008
    April R Roberts-Witteveen
    Hunter New England Population Health
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:49-52. 2009
    ..The findings of the investigation provide support for the importance of food safety regulations and demand further advocacy for measures to reduce the risks associated with the distribution, storage and preparation of shell eggs...
  14. doi request reprint Feral pig hunting: a risk factor for human brucellosis in north-west NSW?
    Melissa J Irwin
    South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Area Health Service
    N S W Public Health Bull 20:192-4. 2009
    ..Strengthening of human surveillance and ongoing collaboration between animal and human health agencies is required to confirm that Brucella suis causes brucellosis in humans and feral pigs in north-west NSW...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the utility of emergency department syndromic surveillance for a regional public health service
    Kirsty G Hope
    Hunter New England Population Health Unit, Wallsend, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell 34:310-8. 2010
    ....
  16. pmc Pertussis vaccination in child care workers: room for improvement in coverage, policy and practice
    Kirsty Hope
    Hunter New England Population Health, University of Newcastle, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend, NSW, Australia 2287
    BMC Pediatr 12:98. 2012
    ..This study aimed to describe pertussis vaccination coverage in child care workers in a regional area of northern NSW during 2010; review current staff pertussis vaccination practices; and explore barriers to vaccination...
  17. pmc Invasive pneumococcal disease in New South Wales, Australia: reporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status improves epidemiology
    Peter D Massey
    Hunter New England Population Health, Tamworth, Australia
    Western Pac Surveill Response J 2:1-4. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Australia's pandemic 'Protect' strategy: the tension between prevention and patient management
    Keith Eastwood
    Hunter New England Population Health, Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 9:1288. 2009
    ..Should advances in vaccine manufacture reduce the time taken to produce a new vaccine, then increased effort to extend containment will be even more worthwhile...
  19. ncbi request reprint Preventing Q fever endocarditis: a review of cardiac assessment in hospitalised Q fever patients
    I M Hess
    Public Health Training and Development Branch, NSW Department of Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 11:1763. 2011
    ..Cardiac assessment can identify patients at risk. The aim of this review was to examine recorded cardiac assessment of hospitalised Q fever patients within the regional area of Hunter New England (HNE), New South Wales (NSW)...
  20. doi request reprint Identifying pneumonia outbreaks of public health importance: can emergency department data assist in earlier identification?
    Kirsty Hope
    Newcastle Institute of Public Health, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:361-3. 2008
    ..To retrospectively review the performance of a near real-time Emergency Department (ED) Syndromic Surveillance System operating in New South Wales for identifying pneumonia outbreaks of public health importance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Barmah Forest virus serology; implications for diagnosis and public health action
    Patrick Cashman
    Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health Unit, Hunter New England Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell 32:263-6. 2008
    ..Serological notifications of BFV alone should not prompt public health action such as public warning and targeted vector control in endemic areas...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pandemic planning at the coal face: responsibilities of the public health unit
    Keith Eastwood
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service
    N S W Public Health Bull 17:117-20. 2006
    ..Public health units are currently planning for such an emergency and these plans will need to be tested and refined under simulated conditions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia cluster in a boarding school--implications for influenza control
    Patrick Cashman
    Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service, Taree, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 31:296-8. 2007
    ..A planned school closure may have contributed to controlling the outbreak. Boarding schools are vulnerable to outbreaks of respiratory illness and strategies for limiting this risk are required...
  24. doi request reprint Evidence supporting zoonotic transmission of Cryptosporidium in rural New South Wales
    Josephine Ng
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch Drive, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 119:192-5. 2008
    ..All four of the C. parvum subtypes found in humans were also found in the cattle, indicating that zoonotic transmission may be an important contributor to sporadic human cases cryptosporidiosis in rural NSW...
  25. doi request reprint Immunisation attitudes, knowledge and practices of health professionals in regional NSW
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases NCIRS, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:224-9. 2008
    ..It also compared these factors between the areas and between the health professional groups...
  26. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of pertussis in the Hunter New England area and potential implications for the immunisation schedule
    David Durrheim
    Hunter New England Population Health, Hunter New England Area Health Service
    N S W Public Health Bull 17:48-51. 2006