J Leask

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What maintains parental support for vaccination when challenged by anti-vaccination messages? A qualitative study
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Vaccine 24:7238-45. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Public opponents of vaccination: a case study
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Children s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 21:4700-3. 2003
  3. doi request reprint How do general practitioners persuade parents to vaccinate their children? A study using standardised scenarios
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 20:119-24. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Consent and public engagement in an era of expanded childhood immunisation
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:603-7. 2011
  5. pmc "Will they just pack up and leave?" - attitudes and intended behaviour of hospital health care workers during an influenza pandemic
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:30. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Community perceptions about infectious disease risk posed by new arrivals: A qualitative study
    Julie Leask
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:591-3. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Implementation of the Australian HPV vaccination program for adult women: qualitative key informant interviews
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 27:5505-12. 2009
  8. pmc Evidence for autism in folklore?
    J Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 90:271. 2005
  9. doi request reprint "All manner of ills": The features of serious diseases attributed to vaccination
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 28:3066-70. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Are general practice registrars prepared for immunisation? A cross sectional survey
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, and the University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 33:665-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint What maintains parental support for vaccination when challenged by anti-vaccination messages? A qualitative study
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Vaccine 24:7238-45. 2006
    ..Stories about people affected by vaccine-preventable diseases need to re-enter the public discourse...
  2. ncbi request reprint Public opponents of vaccination: a case study
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Children s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 21:4700-3. 2003
    ..We conclude by suggesting how health professionals might respond in the public arena...
  3. doi request reprint How do general practitioners persuade parents to vaccinate their children? A study using standardised scenarios
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 20:119-24. 2009
    ..To understand how general practitioners (GPs) address parental concerns about childhood immunisation using standardised scenarios...
  4. doi request reprint Consent and public engagement in an era of expanded childhood immunisation
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:603-7. 2011
    ..Then, we broaden this discussion to wider public engagement by suggesting how the public - the bearers of vaccine risk and benefit - can be better involved in immunisation policy...
  5. pmc "Will they just pack up and leave?" - attitudes and intended behaviour of hospital health care workers during an influenza pandemic
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:30. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore HCWs knowledge, attitudes and intended behaviour towards pandemic influenza...
  6. ncbi request reprint Community perceptions about infectious disease risk posed by new arrivals: A qualitative study
    Julie Leask
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:591-3. 2006
    ..To report on perceptions about the risk of infectious diseases from new arrivals to Australia arising from a wider study of mothers' attitudes to childhood vaccination...
  7. doi request reprint Implementation of the Australian HPV vaccination program for adult women: qualitative key informant interviews
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 27:5505-12. 2009
    ..Although challenging, delivery of HPV vaccination to adult women is achievable and the Australian experience provides useful information for countries commencing HPV vaccination programs in this population...
  8. pmc Evidence for autism in folklore?
    J Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 90:271. 2005
  9. doi request reprint "All manner of ills": The features of serious diseases attributed to vaccination
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 28:3066-70. 2010
    ..Any attempt to re-frame erroneous claims about vaccination first requires an identification of the deeper anxieties in which they are located...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are general practice registrars prepared for immunisation? A cross sectional survey
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, and the University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 33:665-7. 2004
    ..To describe undergraduate formal training on immunisation as remembered by general practice registrars and its perceived helpfulness...
  11. pmc Media coverage of health issues and how to work more effectively with journalists: a qualitative study
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:535. 2010
    ..Much research has focused on how the media frames health issues. This study sought to explore how journalists in Australia select and shape news on health issues...
  12. doi request reprint Making influenza vaccination mandatory for health care workers: the views of NSW Health administrators and clinical leaders
    Julie Leask
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead
    N S W Public Health Bull 21:243-7. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Vaccination and risk communication: summary of a workshop, Arlington Virginia, USA, 5-6 October 2000
    J Leask
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine and National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:124-8. 2002
    ..Finally, the potential risks and benefits of engaging with the anti-vaccination lobby are outlined...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint 'The cold hard facts' immunisation and vaccine preventable diseases in Australia's newsprint media 1993-1998
    Julie Leask
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 54:445-57. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Focus group composition: a comparison between natural and constructed groups
    J Leask
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:152-4. 2001
    ..To provide insight into the effects of focus group composition...
  17. ncbi request reprint Media coverage of anthrax vaccination refusal by Australian Defence Force personnel
    Deonna Ackermann
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia
    Vaccine 23:411-7. 2004
    ..This paper examines the media coverage of this episode as a case study in how controversies about vaccine safety escalate...
  18. ncbi request reprint Immunization myths and realities: responding to arguments against immunization
    C R Macintyre
    Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead and University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:487-91. 2003
    ..This involves good communication; listening, empathy and tailoring advice to the specific concerns of the parent. Finally, health professionals need to provide consistent messages based on solid research evidence...
  19. pmc Effects of a web based decision aid on parental attitudes to MMR vaccination: a before and after study
    Cate Wallace
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    BMJ 332:146-9. 2006
    ..To determine whether an evidence based decision aid on the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine changed parents' attitudes towards vaccination...
  20. doi request reprint Attitudes amongst Australian hospital healthcare workers towards seasonal influenza and vaccination
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 4:41-6. 2010
    ..Although a safe and effective vaccine is available, there is little Australian data on reasons for poor compliance, especially amongst allied health and ancillary support staff...
  21. ncbi request reprint Barriers to access to health care for newly resettled sub-Saharan refugees in Australia
    Mohamud Sheikh-Mohammed
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:594-7. 2006
    ..To determine barriers that affect access to health care for refugees from sub-Saharan Africa resettled in Sydney...
  22. doi request reprint Do they accept compulsory vaccination? Awareness, attitudes and behaviour of hospital health care workers following a new vaccination directive
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Level 2, Samuels Building, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Vaccine 27:3022-5. 2009
    ..Seventy-eight per cent supported the policy; 13% neither supported nor opposed it; and 4% opposed it. This survey provides an early, broad indication of the level of understanding and the attitudes of the HCWs towards the new directive...
  23. ncbi request reprint Examining the knowledge of and attitudes to pandemic influenza among general practice staff
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:378-80. 2010
    ..To assess the views, needs and intended behaviour of general practitioners and practice nurses (PNs) regarding pandemic influenza...
  24. ncbi request reprint The MMR vaccination and autism controversy in United Kingdom 1998-2005: inevitable community outrage or a failure of risk communication?
    David C Burgess
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, The University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
    Vaccine 24:3921-8. 2006
    ..Coverage rates fell dramatically, and did not start to recover until 2004. Could this public reaction have been predicted?..
  25. pmc Improving uptake of MMR vaccine
    Peter McIntyre
    BMJ 336:729-30. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint Tapping midwives' views about the neonatal hepatitis B vaccine: how welcome is a move towards a health promoting orientation?
    Christine Pearce
    Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service
    Health Promot J Austr 19:161-3. 2008
    ..This pilot exploratory study was undertaken to gain some understanding of attitudes and perceptions among midwives towards administering and promoting the neonatal dose of the hepatitis B vaccine...
  27. ncbi request reprint Refusal of parents to vaccinate: dereliction of duty or legitimate personal choice?
    Peter McIntyre
    Med J Aust 178:150-1. 2003