M F Harris

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reflections on the history of general practice in Australia
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 201:S37-40. 2014
  2. pmc Sharing risk management: an implementation model for cardiovascular absolute risk assessment and management in Australian general practice
    Q Wan
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Clin Pract 62:905-11. 2008
  3. pmc The impact of a brief lifestyle intervention delivered by generalist community nurses (CN SNAP trial)
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:375. 2013
  4. pmc A narrative synthesis of the impact of primary health care delivery models for refugees in resettlement countries on access, quality and coordination
    Chandni Joshi
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 12:88. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 42:524-7. 2013
  6. pmc 'TXT2BFiT' a mobile phone-based healthy lifestyle program for preventing unhealthy weight gain in young adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Lana Hebden
    School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Trials 14:75. 2013
  7. pmc Patient-centred access to health care: conceptualising access at the interface of health systems and populations
    Jean Frédéric Levesque
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190 Crémazie Est, Montreal, QC H2P1E2, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 12:18. 2013
  8. pmc Gender differences in health-related quality of life of Australian chronically-ill adults: patient and physician characteristics do matter
    Upali W Jayasinghe
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:102. 2013
  9. pmc Is there scope for community health nurses to address lifestyle risk factors? the community nursing SNAP trial
    Bibiana C Chan
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Nurs 11:4. 2012
  10. pmc Factors influencing participation in a vascular disease prevention lifestyle program among participants in a cluster randomized trial
    Rachel A Laws
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:201. 2013

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications99

  1. ncbi request reprint Reflections on the history of general practice in Australia
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 201:S37-40. 2014
    ..Despite contested scope of practice and vision of its future, general practice's place in the health system as a whole has been increasingly recognised and affirmed. ..
  2. pmc Sharing risk management: an implementation model for cardiovascular absolute risk assessment and management in Australian general practice
    Q Wan
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Clin Pract 62:905-11. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to develop a model for a joint approach to its implementation based on an exploration of views of patients, general practitioners (GPs) and key informants (KIs)...
  3. pmc The impact of a brief lifestyle intervention delivered by generalist community nurses (CN SNAP trial)
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:375. 2013
    ..However there has been little research evaluating the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions in routine community nursing practice. This study aimed to address this gap in our knowledge...
  4. pmc A narrative synthesis of the impact of primary health care delivery models for refugees in resettlement countries on access, quality and coordination
    Chandni Joshi
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 12:88. 2013
    ..The aim of this narrative synthesis is to identify the components of primary health care service delivery models for such populations which have been effective in improving access, quality and coordination of care...
  5. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 42:524-7. 2013
    ..It is associated with the rise in obesity and lifestyle risk behaviours. It is also controversial - its value in predicting cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk and in guiding therapy has been challenged...
  6. pmc 'TXT2BFiT' a mobile phone-based healthy lifestyle program for preventing unhealthy weight gain in young adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Lana Hebden
    School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Trials 14:75. 2013
    ..Young adults are at high risk for unhealthy weight gain which tends to persist throughout adulthood with associated chronic disease health risks...
  7. pmc Patient-centred access to health care: conceptualising access at the interface of health systems and populations
    Jean Frédéric Levesque
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190 Crémazie Est, Montreal, QC H2P1E2, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 12:18. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Gender differences in health-related quality of life of Australian chronically-ill adults: patient and physician characteristics do matter
    Upali W Jayasinghe
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:102. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Is there scope for community health nurses to address lifestyle risk factors? the community nursing SNAP trial
    Bibiana C Chan
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Nurs 11:4. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  10. pmc Factors influencing participation in a vascular disease prevention lifestyle program among participants in a cluster randomized trial
    Rachel A Laws
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:201. 2013
    ..This study aims to explore factors influencing levels of participation in a lifestyle modification program conducted as part of a cluster randomized controlled trial of CVD prevention in primary care...
  11. pmc Effectiveness of Moving On: an Australian designed generic self-management program for people with a chronic illness
    Anna M Williams
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:90. 2013
    ..The program aims to help participants identify their need for behaviour change and acquire the knowledge and skills to implement changes that promote their health and quality of life...
  12. pmc A model for community health service development in depressed rural areas in China
    Yuan Zhaokang
    School of Public Health, Nanchang University, 461 Baiyi Road, Nanchang, Jiangxi, 330006, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:465. 2012
    ..To introduce a model of community health service organization (as implemented in urban areas) to less developed rural areas in China and evaluate the impact of this model on health care utilization...
  13. pmc A systematic review of interventions to enhance access to best practice primary health care for chronic disease management, prevention and episodic care
    Elizabeth Jean Comino
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:415. 2012
    ..This systematic review examines effective strategies to enhance access to best practice processes of PHC in three domains: chronic disease management, prevention and episodic care...
  14. pmc Predictors of primary care referrals to a vascular disease prevention lifestyle program among participants in a cluster randomised trial
    Megan E Passey
    University of Sydney, Lismore, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:234. 2012
    ..This paper examines patient and practice predictors of referral to a lifestyle modification program (LMP) offered as part of a cluster randomised controlled trial (RCT) of prevention of vascular disease in primary care...
  15. pmc Healthcare improvement as planned system change or complex responsive processes? a longitudinal case study in general practice
    Barbara J Booth
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:51. 2013
    ..This study seeks to explore this dilemma in general practice by challenging the current way of thinking about healthcare improvement and asking what can be learned by looking at change through a complexity lens...
  16. pmc Which providers can bridge the health literacy gap in lifestyle risk factor modification education: a systematic review and narrative synthesis
    Sarah Dennis
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:44. 2012
    ..The aim of this narrative synthesis is to determine the effectiveness of primary healthcare providers in developing health literacy of patients to make SNAPW (smoking, nutrition, alcohol, physical activity and weight) lifestyle changes...
  17. pmc The impact of a team-based intervention on the lifestyle risk factor management practices of community nurses: outcomes of the community nursing SNAP trial
    Bibiana C Chan
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:54. 2013
    ..The aim of the paper is to examine the impact of a service-level intervention on the risk factor management practices of GCHNs...
  18. pmc Preventive evidence into practice (PEP) study: implementation of guidelines to prevent primary vascular disease in general practice protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
    Implement Sci 8:8. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Patients with colorectal cancer - a qualitative study of referral pathways and continuing care
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 41:899-902. 2012
    ..This article explores the views of general practitioners on their referral of colorectal cancer patients following diagnosis to specialist surgeons...
  20. ncbi request reprint A cluster randomised controlled trial of vascular risk factor management in general practice
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 197:387-93. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact of a lifestyle intervention in Australian general practice to reduce the risk of vascular disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Access to same day, next day and after-hours appointments: the views of Australian general practitioners
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:325-30. 2012
    ..To evaluate factors associated with the availability of same or next day appointments and after-hours access reported by Australian general practitioners (GPs)...
  22. pmc The influence of power dynamics and trust on multidisciplinary collaboration: a qualitative case study of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Julie McDonald
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:63. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to explore the influence of power dynamics and trust on collaboration between health professionals involved in the management of diabetes and their impact on patient experiences...
  23. doi request reprint What predicts patient-reported GP management of smoking, nutrition, alcohol, physical activity and weight?
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:123-8. 2012
    ..Patient-reported GP behavioural risk factor advice and referral is less frequent than is optimal. Priority needs to be given to those most at risk and ready to change their behaviour...
  24. doi request reprint How feasible are lifestyle modification programs for disease prevention in general practice?
    Heike Schütze
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:129-37. 2012
    ..The newly formed Medicare Locals may have an important role in facilitating lifestyle modification programs for this target group...
  25. pmc Access to preventive care by immigrant populations
    Mark Fort Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Med 10:55. 2012
    ..This inverse care affects immigrants in many destination countries despite their greater health need.Please see related article: http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/11/1/22...
  26. pmc Quality of life of Australian chronically-ill adults: patient and practice characteristics matter
    Upali W Jayasinghe
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:50. 2009
    ....
  27. pmc Engaging participants in a complex intervention trial in Australian General Practice
    David Perkins
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:55. 2008
    ..The paper examines the key issues experienced in recruiting and retaining practice involvement in a large complex intervention trial in Australian General Practice...
  28. pmc Health inequalities, physician citizens and professional medical associations: an Australian case study
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med 5:23. 2007
    ..Our aim was to explore the usefulness of Gruen's model of physician responsibility in defining how professional medical colleges and associations should lead the profession in responding to socioeconomic health inequalities...
  29. pmc "Should I and can I?" A mixed methods study of clinician beliefs and attitudes in the management of lifestyle risk factors in primary health care
    Rachel A Laws
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:44. 2008
    ....
  30. pmc Patient related factors in frequent readmissions: the influence of condition, access to services and patient choice
    Sue E Kirby
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, UNSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:216. 2010
    ..This study aimed to explore the link between frequent readmissions in chronic disease and these patient related factors...
  31. pmc Health improvement and prevention study (HIPS) - evaluation of an intervention to prevent vascular disease in general practice
    Mahnaz Fanaian
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 11:57. 2010
    ....
  32. pmc Quality of chronic disease care in general practice: the development and validation of a provider interview tool
    Judith Proudfoot
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 8:21. 2007
    ....
  33. pmc Attitudes, norms and controls influencing lifestyle risk factor management in general practice
    Amanda J Ampt
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 10:59. 2009
    ..The aims of this research are to identify the influences affecting GPs' choosing to screen and choosing to manage SNAP lifestyle risk factors, as well as identify influences on screening and management when multiple SNAP factors exist...
  34. pmc Working in disadvantaged communities: What additional competencies do we need?
    Elizabeth Harris
    Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a generic workforce needs assessment tool and to use it to identify the competencies needed by the public health workforce to work effectively in disadvantaged communities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Health care reform - Facing inequities
    Mark Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 38:911-2. 2009
    ..Patient expenditure on health care, including pharmaceuticals, has increased to an average of 5% of household income and there is evidence that this is a barrier to the receipt of optimal health care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Challenges in diabetes management
    Mark Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity and the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 37:716-20. 2008
    ..Type 2 diabetes and its macro- and micro-vascular complications are increasingly common in general practice...
  37. doi request reprint Patient and practice characteristics predict the frequency of general practice multidisciplinary referrals of patients with chronic diseases: a multilevel study
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Health Policy 101:140-5. 2011
    ..This study explored the patient and practice factors associated with referral of patients with diabetes, ischaemic heart disease (IHD) or hypertension to external allied health providers (AHPs)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Coordination of care for patients with chronic disease
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:85-6. 2009
    ..The Team Care Arrangement system has room for improvement, but can aid effective patient care...
  39. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary Team Care Arrangements in the management of patients with chronic disease in Australian general practice
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:236-9. 2011
    ..To explore factors associated with the frequency of multidisciplinary Team Care Arrangements (TCAs) and the impact of TCAs on patient-assessed quality of care in Australian general practice...
  40. ncbi request reprint How do we manage patients who become unemployed?
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:98-101. 2010
    ..Divisions of General Practice can have an important role in helping to broker access to services and raise awareness of the health effects of unemployment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Developing the guidelines for preventive care - two decades of experience
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 39:63-5. 2010
    ..Therefore it is an important juncture to reflect on their appropriateness and implementation, and how they can be improved in future editions...
  42. pmc Development and early experience from an intervention to facilitate teamwork between general practices and allied health providers: the Team-link study
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:104. 2010
    ..This paper describes the development and implementation of an intervention to facilitate teamwork between general practice and outside allied and community health services and providers...
  43. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease self-management: implementation with and within Australian general practice
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:S17-20. 2008
    ..The expanding role of practice nurses, new models of integrated primary health care and changes to the role of the Divisions of General Practice present an opportunity for this to be incorporated "from the ground up"...
  44. ncbi request reprint A smoking related triad: PAD, COPD and CCF
    Mark Harris
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 33:207-10. 2004
    ..Tobacco smoking is the modifiable risk factor responsible for the greatest burden of disease (loss of health and premature mortality) in Australia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Job satisfaction of staff and the team environment in Australian general practice
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 186:570-3. 2007
    ..To study the work satisfaction of general practice staff, the differences between types of staff, and the individual and organisational factors associated with work satisfaction...
  46. ncbi request reprint Care of patients with chronic disease: the challenge for general practice
    Mark F Harris
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:104-7. 2007
    ..A better integrated and more comprehensive strategy is required to achieve widespread and sustained improvements in the quality of care for people with chronic disease in general practice...
  47. ncbi request reprint Keeping the diabetic heart healthy
    Mark Harris
    Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 34:441-5. 2005
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an important and preventable complication and major cause of death in diabetes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Quality of care provided by general practitioners using or not using Division-based diabetes registers
    Mark F Harris
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052
    Med J Aust 177:250-2. 2002
    ..To compare the quality of care provided by general practitioners participating in diabetes shared-care registers with that provided by GPs not using registers...
  49. ncbi request reprint Refugee health
    Mark Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 34:825-9. 2005
    ..Refugees and asylum seekers in Australia come from many countries. They present a significant challenge for general practice...
  50. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a SNAP intervention in two divisions of general practice: a feasibility study
    Mark F Harris
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Level 3, Samuels Building, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:S54-8. 2005
    ..DGPs could play an important role in providing practice visits and resources to improve communication, education and collaboration to support SNAP programs...
  51. ncbi request reprint Enhanced primary care items. Their use in diabetes management
    M Harris
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 30:1134-40. 2001
    ..The Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) items for care planning and case conferencing provide an opportunity for better quality care for people with chronic disease...
  52. ncbi request reprint The health needs of asylum seekers living in the community
    M F Harris
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Med J Aust 175:589-92. 2001
    ..This creates suffering in the short term and complications in the long term. Healthcare professionals have an ethical responsibility to provide basic medical care for asylum seekers in Australia...
  53. ncbi request reprint General practice recruitment for schizophrenia prevention studies
    M Harris
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:S137-9; discussion S140-4. 2000
    ..To examine the barriers and incentives that may exist for Australian general practitioners (GPs) to screen for and detect individuals at risk of developing schizophrenia and to participate in studies aimed at assessing screening procedures...
  54. ncbi request reprint Shared care through divisions of general practice: moving forward
    M F Harris
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Med J Aust 171:85-8. 1999
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk management and its impact in Australian general practice patients with type 2 diabetes in urban and rural areas
    Q Wan
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Clin Pract 62:53-8. 2008
    ....
  56. pmc Explaining the variation in the management of lifestyle risk factors in primary health care: a multilevel cross sectional study
    Rachel A Laws
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:165. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine the relative importance of provider characteristics and attitudes, patient characteristics and consultation factors in determining the rate of assessment and intervention for lifestyle risk factors in PHC...
  57. pmc Quality of diabetes care and coronary heart disease absolute risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Australian general practice
    Q Wan
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:131-5. 2006
    ..To examine the quality of diabetes care and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Australian general practice patients with type 2 diabetes and to investigate its relationship with coronary heart disease absolute risk (CHDAR)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, detection and management of anxiety and depressive symptoms in unemployed patients attending general practitioners
    E J Comino
    Department of General Practice, Fairfield Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:107-13. 2000
    ..This study examined the detection and management of anxiety and depressive symptoms among unemployed patients attending general practitioners (GPs)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression in general practice patients: prevalence and management
    M F Harris
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Med J Aust 164:526-9. 1996
    ..To determine the prevalence of anxiety and depression in general practice patients and assess management of these conditions by general practitioners (GPs)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the enhanced primary care items requires ongoing education and evaluation
    T Blakeman
    Department of General Practice, South West Sydney Area Health Service, School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 30:75-7. 2001
    ..Evaluation of the EPC items needs to be an integral part of the implementation process...
  61. ncbi request reprint Monitoring change in diabetes care using diabetes registers--experience from divisions of general practice
    A Georgiou
    Centres for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 35:77-80. 2006
    ..The quality of care for patients with type 2 diabetes has been the subject of a number of government initiatives over the past decade. General practice has an especially important role in diabetes care...
  62. ncbi request reprint Agreement in symptoms of anxiety and depression between patients and GPs: the influence of ethnicity
    E J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity, Training, Research, and Evaluation, Old Clinical School Building, Liverpool Hospital, PO Box 103, Liverpool NSW 2170, and School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Fam Pract 18:71-7. 2001
    ..Such symptoms may be under-diagnosed in Asian patients in particular...
  63. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental correlations between bone formation and bone mineral density: a twin study
    M Harris
    Bone and Mineral Research Program, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Bone 22:141-5. 1998
    ..These findings indicate that BSAP and BMD are heritable and negatively correlated. However, the genetic loci influencing BSAP and BMD appear to be largely independent as are any environmental factors...
  64. ncbi request reprint Management of children after presenting to hospital with acute asthma but not requiring admission
    E Comino
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 31:494-6. 2002
    ..To examine the treatment of asthma in children aged 4-15 years in the 12 months following presentation to hospital with acute asthma but not requiring admission...
  65. ncbi request reprint Communication across the divide. A trial of structured communication between general practice and emergency departments
    M F Harris
    School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 31:197-200. 2002
    ..To evaluate the impact of structured form letters for general practitioner to emergency department (ED) communication...
  66. doi request reprint The perceptions of young rural drivers in NSW, Australia of speeding and associated risk: a mixed methods study
    P J Knight
    University of New South Wales, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 55:172-7. 2013
    ..These perceptions of speeding may contribute to the crash rates on rural roads involving young, local drivers and need to be considered in interventions or educational programmes which aim to reduce the rural road crash rate...
  67. doi request reprint Readiness for organisational change among general practice staff
    B Christl
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e12. 2010
    ..Staff's readiness for organisational change can act as a facilitator or barrier to implementing interventions aimed at organisational change...
  68. ncbi request reprint Access to primary health care services by community-based asylum seekers
    Erin A Spike
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 195:188-91. 2011
    ..To determine whether community-based asylum seekers experience difficulty in gaining access to primary health care services, and to determine the impact of any difficulties described...
  69. ncbi request reprint Strategic approaches to the development of Australia's future primary care workforce
    Mark F Harris
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW m f harrisATunsw edu au
    Med J Aust 194:S88-91. 2011
    ..In particular, there will need to be more systematic development of interdisciplinary education within primary health care services, and funding to support this...
  70. ncbi request reprint Paediatric diabetes--which children can gain insulin independence?
    Mark F Harris
    Med J Aust 187:478. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Evaluating general practitioners' views on the enhanced primary care items for care planning and case conferencing. A one year follow up
    Tom M Blakeman
    Department of General Practice, South West Sydney, Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 31:582-5. 2002
    ..General practitioners have required support to enable adoption of Enhanced Primary Care Medicare items for care planning and case conferencing...
  72. ncbi request reprint The inverse care law revisited: impact of disadvantaged location on accessing longer GP consultation times
    John S Furler
    Med J Aust 177:80-3. 2002
    ..To compare the rate of provision of longer consultations per head of population across practice locations categorised by socioeconomic status...
  73. ncbi request reprint The implementation and impact of different funding initiatives on access to multidisciplinary primary health care and policy implications
    Julie McDonald
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S69-72. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Bringing evidence to bear on policy processes: the challenge of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute
    Nicholas J Glasgow
    Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S46-9. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint Sharing or shuffling--realities of chronic disease care in general practice
    Sue E Kirby
    Med J Aust 189:77. 2008
  76. ncbi request reprint Quality of diabetes care - a comparison of division diabetes registers
    Jane Taggart
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 37:490-2. 2008
    ..This study examines trends in the quality of care and intermediate outcomes for patients between 1995 and 2004...
  77. ncbi request reprint Chronically ill Australians' satisfaction with accessibility and patient-centredness
    Upali W Jayasinghe
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:105-14. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association of characteristics of patients and general practices with patient assessment of quality of care...
  78. ncbi request reprint Investigation of cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes in a rural Australian Division of General Practice
    Qing Wan
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:86-9. 2008
    ..To examine the changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors for a cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes in general practice...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relationship between mental health disorders and unemployment status in Australian adults
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity, Training, Research, and Evaluation, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2170, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:230-5. 2003
    ..To compare the prevalence of anxiety and affective disorders among employed and unemployed patients and to compare the type of treatment received between the two groups for these disorders...
  80. ncbi request reprint Providing healthcare for people with chronic illness: the views of Australian GPs
    John Oldroyd
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 179:30-3. 2003
    ..To explore general practitioners' views on chronic-disease care: the difficulties and rewards, the needs of patients, the impact of government incentive payments, and the changes needed to improve chronic-disease management...
  81. ncbi request reprint Diabetes clinical management guidelines. A self reported survey of GPs' awareness, attitudes and use
    Nighat Faruqi
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 32:572, 576. 2003
  82. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease self-management education programs: challenges ahead
    Sarah M Dennis
    Med J Aust 186:103-4. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint The National Health Survey 2001: usefulness to inform a discussion on access to and use of quality primary health care using type 2 diabetes mellitus as an example
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:496-506. 2006
    ..This paper explores the usefulness of the 2001 Australian Bureau of Statistics National Health Survey (2001 NHS) for examining access to and use of quality primary health care (PHC) in Australia, using diabetes as an example...
  84. ncbi request reprint Team climate for innovation: what difference does it make in general practice?
    Judith Proudfoot
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:164-9. 2007
    ..We examined the characteristics of general practices with good team climate for innovation, and assessed the impact of climate on chronically ill patients' assessment of their care and on the job satisfaction of the staff...
  85. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary care plans for diabetes: how are they used?
    Timothy D Shortus
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:78-81. 2007
    ..To understand how multidisciplinary care plans are being used in the management of patients with diabetes, and to explore the role of collaboration in care planning...
  86. ncbi request reprint Coordinating primary health care: an analysis of the outcomes of a systematic review
    Gawaine Powell Davies
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S65-8. 2008
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Case conferences in general practice: time for a rethink?
    Mark F Harris
    Med J Aust 177:93-4. 2002
  88. ncbi request reprint General practitioner views on barriers and facilitators to implementation of the Asthma 3+ Visit Plan
    Nicholas A Zwar
    General Practice Unit, Fairfield Hospital, PO Box 5, Fairfield, NSW 1860
    Med J Aust 183:64-7. 2005
    ..This study aimed to identify factors associated with uptake of the plan by general practitioners, and their views on barriers and facilitators to implementation of the plan...
  89. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk levels in general practice patients with type 2 diabetes in rural and urban areas
    Qing Wan
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:327-33. 2007
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint How people with chronic illnesses view their care in general practice: a qualitative study
    Fernando A Infante
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:70-3. 2004
    ..To explore the perceptions of patients with chronic conditions about the nature and quality of their care in general practice...
  91. ncbi request reprint Using population health surveys to provide information on access to and use of quality primary health care
    Elizabeth J Comino
    Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 1871, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:485-95. 2006
    ..This research explores the utility of population health surveys to address questions relating to access to and use of PHC, using diabetes as an example...
  92. ncbi request reprint Training GPs in cognitive behaviour therapy for the unemployed
    Vanessa Rose
    Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, Centres for Primary Health Care and Equity, South West Sydney Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 33:191-2. 2004
  93. ncbi request reprint Cancer care: what role for the general practitioner?
    David P Weller
    Med J Aust 189:59-60. 2008
  94. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism - a major health and financial burden: how can we do better to prevent this disease?
    Beng H Chong
    Med J Aust 189:134-5. 2008
  95. ncbi request reprint Facing the challenges: general practice in 2020
    Mark F Harris
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia m f harrisATunsw edu au
    Med J Aust 185:122-4. 2006
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Using AUDIT to classify patients into Australian Alcohol Guideline categories
    Julia E Fawcett
    Med J Aust 180:598. 2004
  97. ncbi request reprint Men's health: what's a GP to do?
    Mark F Harris
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia m f harrisATunsw edu au
    Med J Aust 185:440-4. 2006
    ..This requires attention to the barriers, not only to men accessing general practice, but also to appropriate assessment and management, especially among disadvantaged groups...