Flora Tzelepis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Are we missing the Institute of Medicine's mark? A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures assessing quality of patient-centred cancer care
    Flora Tzelepis
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Cancer 14:41. 2014
  2. pmc Predictors of abstinence among smokers recruited actively to quitline support
    Flora Tzelepis
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 108:181-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Increasing the reach of quitlines through active telephone recruitment: do cold-called smokers differ from quitline callers?
    Flora Tzelepis
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1488-93. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Active telephone recruitment to quitline services: are nonvolunteer smokers receptive to cessation support?
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, Cancer Council New South Wales, University of Newcastle, Room 230A, Level 2, David Maddison Building, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1205-15. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Telephone recruitment into a randomized controlled trial of quitline support
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 37:324-9. 2009
  6. pmc A randomised controlled trial of proactive telephone counselling on cold-called smokers' cessation rates
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho Oncology CHeRP, University of Newcastle, Room 230A, Level 2, David Maddison Building, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Tob Control 20:40-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Community attitudes towards environmental tobacco smoke in licensed premises: follow-up study after the Sharp case
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales, Wallsend, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:539-42. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Proactive telephone counseling for smoking cessation: meta-analyses by recruitment channel and methodological quality
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, Cancer Council New South Wales, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, New South Wales, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:922-41. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Is government action out-of-step with public opinion on tobacco control? Results of a New South Wales population survey
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:482-8. 2008
  10. pmc On-line information and support for supporters and carers of haematological cancer patients: is access an issue?
    Christine L Paul
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Newcastle, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 20:2687-95. 2012

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Are we missing the Institute of Medicine's mark? A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures assessing quality of patient-centred cancer care
    Flora Tzelepis
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Cancer 14:41. 2014
    ..This systematic review examined whether PROMs designed to assess the quality of patient-centred cancer care addressed all six IOM dimensions of patient-centred care and the psychometric properties of these measures...
  2. pmc Predictors of abstinence among smokers recruited actively to quitline support
    Flora Tzelepis
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 108:181-5. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Increasing the reach of quitlines through active telephone recruitment: do cold-called smokers differ from quitline callers?
    Flora Tzelepis
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1488-93. 2012
    ..To assess whether active telephone recruitment reaches new groups of smokers, New South Wales (NSW) Quitline callers were compared with cold-called smokers who received telephone counseling as part of a randomized controlled trial...
  4. doi request reprint Active telephone recruitment to quitline services: are nonvolunteer smokers receptive to cessation support?
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, Cancer Council New South Wales, University of Newcastle, Room 230A, Level 2, David Maddison Building, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1205-15. 2009
    ..This study explored acceptability of active telephone recruitment to quitline support, smokers' use, and acceptability of assistance and predictors of acceptability...
  5. doi request reprint Telephone recruitment into a randomized controlled trial of quitline support
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 37:324-9. 2009
    ..Only 1%-7% of adult smokers use quitlines annually. Active telephone recruitment may increase utilization and enroll new groups of quitline users...
  6. pmc A randomised controlled trial of proactive telephone counselling on cold-called smokers' cessation rates
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho Oncology CHeRP, University of Newcastle, Room 230A, Level 2, David Maddison Building, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Tob Control 20:40-6. 2011
    ..This study examined whether proactive telephone counselling improved abstinence, quit attempts and reduced cigarette consumption among cold-called smokers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Community attitudes towards environmental tobacco smoke in licensed premises: follow-up study after the Sharp case
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales, Wallsend, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:539-42. 2003
    ..To examine community attitudes towards environmental tobacco smoke in licensed premises after the Sharp case decision...
  8. doi request reprint Proactive telephone counseling for smoking cessation: meta-analyses by recruitment channel and methodological quality
    Flora Tzelepis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, Cancer Council New South Wales, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, New South Wales, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:922-41. 2011
    ..However, these reviews did not differentiate studies by recruitment channel, did not adequately assess methodological quality, and combined different measures of abstinence...
  9. doi request reprint Is government action out-of-step with public opinion on tobacco control? Results of a New South Wales population survey
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:482-8. 2008
    ..To compare public preferences on these issues with policies of the NSW and Commonwealth governments...
  10. pmc On-line information and support for supporters and carers of haematological cancer patients: is access an issue?
    Christine L Paul
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Newcastle, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 20:2687-95. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions in Australian drug treatment agencies: a national survey of attitudes and practices
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council NSW and University of Newcastle, Wallsend, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:235-44. 2005
    ..Smoking cessation receives little systematic attention from drug and alcohol agencies. Training and policy initiatives are needed urgently to address negative staff attitudes impeding progress in this area...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pharmacists on the front line in providing support for nicotine replacement therapy and bupropion purchasers
    Christine L Paul
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho Oncology CHeRP, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:429-33. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Delay in seeking advice for symptoms that potentially indicate bowel cancer
    Jill Cockburn
    Cancer Council NSW, Cancer Education Research Program, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Am J Health Behav 27:401-7. 2003
    ..To document knowledge, behavior and experiences of adults regarding potential signs and symptoms of bowel cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Environmental tobacco smoke in homes, motor vehicles and licensed premises: community attitudes and practices
    Raoul A Walsh
    Cancer Education Research Program, The Cancer Council New South Wales, Wallsend
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:536-42. 2002
    ..To assess community knowledge, attitudes and practices in relation to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) especially in homes, private motor vehicles and licensed premises, and to document levels of support for further government legislation...
  15. ncbi request reprint How to improve adolescents' sun protection behavior? Age and gender issues
    Christine Paul
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho Oncology CHeRP, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend NSW 2287, Australia
    Am J Health Behav 32:387-98. 2008
    ..To explore adolescents' self-reported reasons for sun protection, as adolescents as a group continue to have poor sun protection practices...
  16. pmc A monetary incentive increases postal survey response rates for pharmacists
    Christine L Paul
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho Oncology CHeRP, Locked Bag No 10, Wallsend 2287, NSW, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1099-101. 2005
    ..The use of monetary incentives is one of the most effective strategies for increasing response rates. However, the effect and cost of such an incentive on retail pharmacists' response rates has not been well studied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Australians' use of fake tanning lotions: another piece of the puzzle
    Afaf Girgis
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales, Wallsend, New South Wales 2267
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:529-32. 2003
    ..To assess community attitudes and practices in relation to fake tanning lotions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Smoking in movies in Australia: who feels over-exposed and what level of regulation will the community accept?
    Christine L Paul
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho Oncology CHeRP, TheCancer Council NSW, The University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 19:229-31. 2008
    ..This study aimed to examine recent levels of exposure to smoking in movies, how the community perceived the level of smoking they saw in recently-viewed movies and whether there was community support for any form of regulation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Australian pension funds and tobacco investments: promoting ill health and out-of-step with their members
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council NSW University of Newcastle, Australia
    Health Promot Int 23:35-41. 2008
    ..Suggestions for public health advocacy strategies to reduce the negative health promotion effects of pension funds in this area are outlined...
  20. ncbi request reprint Regulation of environmental tobacco smoke by Australian drug treatment agencies
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:276-8. 2005
    ..To determine how smoking is regulated in alcohol and other drug treatment agencies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Support for smoking restrictions in bars and gaming areas: review of Australian studies
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:310-22. 2003
    ..To document levels of public support in Australia for smoking restrictions in licensed premises, including trends over time, and to examine the potential effects of a ban on patronage...
  22. doi request reprint Who enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of quitline support? Comparison of participants versus nonparticipants
    Flora Tzelepis
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:2107-13. 2013
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Has the investment in public cancer education delivered observable changes in knowledge over the past 10 years?
    Christine Paul
    The Center for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer 97:2931-9. 2003
    ..An important indicator of whether this investment has been worthwhile is a shift over time in the proportion of the population who have accurate knowledge regarding cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Quit smoking behaviours and intentions and hard-core smoking in New South Wales
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology CHeRP The Cancer Council New South Wales University of Newcastle
    Health Promot J Austr 17:54-60. 2006
    ..In particular, assessment of the distribution of smokers on the quitting continuum and of the proportion of hard-core smokers has implications for the design of future quit campaigns...
  25. ncbi request reprint Workplace-related smoking in New South Wales: extent of bans, public attitudes and relationships with relapse
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research lnstitute
    Health Promot J Austr 22:85-90. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint How well are we meeting haematological cancer survivors' preferences for involvement in treatment decision making?
    Mariko Carey
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 88:87-92. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine preferred and perceived roles of haematological cancer survivors in treatment decision making...
  27. doi request reprint Smoking prevalence, attitudes, and confidence about tobacco roles among Australian nursing students
    Raoul A Walsh
    Raoul A Walsh, BA Dip Ed, PhD, Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council New South Wales University of Newcastle, and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia Flora Tzelepis, PhD, BSc Psych Hons, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia Krystyna Cholowski, RN, PhD, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia Elizabeth Stojanovski, BMath Hons, PhD, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia Correspondence related to content to Raoul A Walsh, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Addict Nurs 23:181-90. 2012
    ..Smoking-related variables did not differ between students in different years of the course. Improved tobacco control training is needed at undergraduate level. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Screening for bowel cancer among NSW adults with varying levels of risk: a community survey
    Jill Cockburn
    The Cancer Council NSW Cancer Education Research Program, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Wallsend, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:236-41. 2002
    ..To estimate the extent and modality of screening for colorectal cancer in NSW among community-dwelling adults aged over 40 with varying degrees of familial risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adolescents and tobacco use: systematic review of qualitative research methodologies and partial synthesis of findings
    Raoul A Walsh
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, New South Wales, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1269-321. 2007
    ..The review highlights the heuristic value of qualitative research on adolescent smoking. Funding was provided by The Cancer Council New South Wales and NSW Health/Hunter Medical Research Institute...
  30. ncbi request reprint Solaria use by minors in Australia: is there a cause for concern?
    Christine L Paul
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:90. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Surveying university students: variability in ethics committee requirements
    Raoul A Walsh
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:84-5. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Is Australia headed for an epidemic of nicotine replacement therapy addicts?
    Christine L Paul
    Med J Aust 189:346. 2008