Holly Seale

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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 Respir Viruses 4:41-6. 2010
  2. pmc Understanding Australian healthcare workers' uptake of influenza vaccination: examination of public hospital policies and procedures
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:325. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A qualitative study investigating knowledge and attitudes regarding human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine among parents of immunosuppressed children
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 30:7027-31. 2012
  4. pmc Examining the knowledge, attitudes and practices of domestic and international university students towards seasonal and pandemic influenza
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:307. 2012
  5. pmc Trends in hospitalizations for diagnosed congenital cytomegalovirus in infants and children in Australia
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 9:7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonal influenza vaccination in Australian hospital health care workers: a review
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:336-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Awareness, attitudes and behavior of hospital healthcare workers towards a mandatory vaccination directive: two years on
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Vaccine 29:3734-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Acceptance of a vaccine against pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus amongst healthcare workers in Beijing, China
    H Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Vaccine 29:1605-10. 2011
  9. doi request reprint University communication strategies during a pandemic-were the messages received?
    Holly Seale
    Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:E29-32. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination amongst hospital health care workers in Beijing
    H Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:335-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. 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 Respir 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...
  2. pmc Understanding Australian healthcare workers' uptake of influenza vaccination: examination of public hospital policies and procedures
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:325. 2012
    ..This study explored hospital policies and practices regarding occupational influenza vaccination of HCWs in Australia...
  3. doi request reprint A qualitative study investigating knowledge and attitudes regarding human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine among parents of immunosuppressed children
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 30:7027-31. 2012
    ..Our study results show that parents of children with impaired immunity would benefit from further information about the safety of the vaccine and about the important role of the vaccine for boys as well as girls...
  4. pmc Examining the knowledge, attitudes and practices of domestic and international university students towards seasonal and pandemic influenza
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:307. 2012
    ..In 2010, we undertook a study to examine the knowledge, attitudes, risk perceptions, practices and barriers towards influenza and infection control strategies amongst domestic and international university students...
  5. pmc Trends in hospitalizations for diagnosed congenital cytomegalovirus in infants and children in Australia
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 9:7. 2009
    ..More children suffer serious disabilities caused by congenital CMV than by several better-known childhood maladies. Insight into the epidemiology of congenital CMV disease is needed for the assessment of preventive strategies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonal influenza vaccination in Australian hospital health care workers: a review
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:336-8. 2011
    ..To review the uptake of seasonal influenza vaccination among hospital health care workers (HCWs) in Australia to date...
  7. doi request reprint Awareness, attitudes and behavior of hospital healthcare workers towards a mandatory vaccination directive: two years on
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Vaccine 29:3734-7. 2011
    ..91%, respectively). Despite the high levels of general support for the vaccine policy directive in NSW, this study indicates that including influenza vaccination into the policy could be challenging...
  8. doi request reprint Acceptance of a vaccine against pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus amongst healthcare workers in Beijing, China
    H Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Vaccine 29:1605-10. 2011
    ..Programs that are simultaneously launched with the introduction of the vaccine will not be as successful, as those which have built momentum alongside the pandemic...
  9. doi request reprint University communication strategies during a pandemic-were the messages received?
    Holly Seale
    Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:E29-32. 2011
    ..Through the use of an on-line survey, we aimed to measure the awareness and receptiveness of staff and students toward university information broadcasts about the H1N1 situation...
  10. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination amongst hospital health care workers in Beijing
    H Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:335-9. 2010
    ..However, compliance rates with influenza vaccination are commonly low...
  11. pmc Why do I need it? I am not at risk! Public perceptions towards the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 vaccine
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:99. 2010
    ..We surveyed a sample of residents from Sydney, Australia to ascertain their risk perception, attitudes towards the pandemic and willingness to accept the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza vaccine...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint The use of oseltamivir during an influenza B outbreak in a chronic care hospital
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:15-20. 2009
    ..In late July 2005, a 90-bed chronic care psycho-geriatric hospital in Sydney, Australia, reported cases of influenza-like illness (ILI) occurring amongst its residents...
  16. ncbi request reprint The community's attitude towards swine flu and pandemic influenza
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 191:267-9. 2009
    ..To ascertain the beliefs, perceived risks and initial attitudes of the Australian community towards the influenza pandemic declared by the World Health Organization in response to the emergence of an A(H1N1) influenza subtype...
  17. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of three options for N95 respirators and medical masks in health workers
    C Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:960-6. 2013
    ..We compared three policy options for the use of medical masks and N95 respirators in healthcare workers (HCWs)...
  18. pmc The aetiological role of human papillomavirus in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis
    Surabhi S Liyanage
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e69238. 2013
    ..We present the first global meta-analysis of case-control studies investigating the role of HPV in OSCC...
  19. pmc University life and pandemic influenza: attitudes and intended behaviour of staff and students towards pandemic (H1N1) 2009
    Debbie Van
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:130. 2010
    ..Through the use of an online survey, we aimed to measure the perceptions and responses of staff and students towards pandemic (H1N1) 2009 at a major university in Sydney, Australia...
  20. pmc Ischaemic heart disease, influenza and influenza vaccination: a prospective case control study
    C Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Heart 99:1843-8. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Hospital health care workers' understanding of and attitudes toward pandemic influenza in Beijing
    Holly Seale
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 24:39-47. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Annual influenza vaccination: coverage and attitudes of primary care staff in Australia
    Kirsten Ward
    General Practice NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:135-41. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to contribute to the limited literature base in this important area by investigating these issues in the primary health care setting in New South Wales (NSW), Australia...
  23. pmc Travel risk behaviours and uptake of pre-travel health preventions by university students in Australia
    Anita E Heywood
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:43. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess travel-associated health risks and preventative behaviours in a sample of both domestic and international university students in Australia...
  24. doi request reprint A cluster randomized clinical trial comparing fit-tested and non-fit-tested N95 respirators to medical masks to prevent respiratory virus infection in health care workers
    Chandini Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:170-9. 2011
    ..We compared the efficacy of medical masks, N95 respirators (fit tested and non fit tested), in health care workers (HCWs)...
  25. doi request reprint Respiratory viruses transmission from children to adults within a household
    Chandini Raina MacIntyre
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Vaccine 30:3009-14. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the rate of transmission of influenza and other respiratory viruses from children attending an Emergency Department to their family members in the household using active surveillance...
  26. pmc Face mask use and control of respiratory virus transmission in households
    C Raina MacIntyre
    niversity of New South Wales School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:233-41. 2009
    ..However, during a severe pandemic when use of face masks might be greater, pandemic transmission in households could be reduced...
  27. pmc Availability, consistency and evidence-base of policies and guidelines on the use of mask and respirator to protect hospital health care workers: a global analysis
    Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:216. 2013
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  28. pmc Issues Regarding the Implementation of eHealth: Preparing for Future Influenza Pandemics
    Junhua Li
    Asia Pacific Ubiquitous Healthcare Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Interact J Med Res 1:e20. 2012
    ..Prior to implementation of eHealth in the hospital setting, assessment of the organizational preparedness is an important step in the planning process. Including this step may increase the chance of implementation success...
  29. doi request reprint Factors associated with the transmission of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 among hospital healthcare workers in Beijing, China
    Yi Zhang
    Institute for Infectious Disease and Endemic Disease Control, Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Beijing, China
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:466-71. 2013
    ..With the increase in patient activity during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, came an associated increase in occupational infections of healthcare workers (HCWs)...
  30. doi request reprint A picture speaks a thousand words: evaluation of a pictorial post-vaccination care resource in Australia
    Hammad Ali
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 16:246-51. 2010
    ..The 'Common Reactions to Vaccination' post-vaccination care resource provides comprehensive information in an easy-to-understand pictorial way and was appreciated by both vaccination providers and patients...
  31. doi request reprint Role of human papillomaviruses in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Surabhi S Liyanage
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 9:12-28. 2013
    ..The potential benefits of prophylactic HPV vaccines could be evaluated if HPV is identified as an etiological factor in EC, highlighting the need for further research in this area...
  32. pmc Health Care Provider Adoption of eHealth: Systematic Literature Review
    Junhua Li
    Asia Pacific ubiquitous Healthcare research Centre APuHC, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Interact J Med Res 2:e7. 2013
    ..Health care providers (eg, medical doctors) are the key driving force in pushing eHealth initiatives. Without their acceptance and actual use, those eHealth benefits would be unlikely to be reaped...