Julie Leask

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Publications

  1. pmc Communicating with parents about vaccination: a framework for health professionals
    Julie Leask
    School of Public Health, and Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health University of Sydney and National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:154. 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Journalists' views about reporting avian influenza and a potential pandemic: a qualitative study
    Claire Hooker
    Medical Humanities, Centre for Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 6:224-9. 2012
  5. 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 Respi Viruses 5:135-41. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Australian newspaper coverage of human papillomavirus vaccination, October 2006-December 2009
    Spring Chenoa Cooper Robbins
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, and National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Health Commun 17:149-59. 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. pmc Communicating with parents about vaccination: a framework for health professionals
    Julie Leask
    School of Public Health, and Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health University of Sydney and National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:154. 2012
    ..Poor communication can contribute to rejection of vaccinations or dissatisfaction with care. We sought to provide a framework for health professionals when communicating with parents about vaccination...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Journalists' views about reporting avian influenza and a potential pandemic: a qualitative study
    Claire Hooker
    Medical Humanities, Centre for Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 6:224-9. 2012
    ..In this study, we explored the factors that influenced journalists' coverage of avian influenza as a model for coverage of a potential influenza pandemic...
  5. 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 Respi 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...
  6. doi request reprint Australian newspaper coverage of human papillomavirus vaccination, October 2006-December 2009
    Spring Chenoa Cooper Robbins
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney, and National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Health Commun 17:149-59. 2012
    ..To fill gaps that are created by media representations of HPV vaccination, educational interventions should include information about HPV transmission and male vaccination and should promote adolescent involvement in decision making...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Parents' attitudes towards the influenza vaccine and influencing factors
    Spring Chenoa Cooper Robbins
    National Centre for Immunisation Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:419-22. 2011
    ..To determine what factors are associated with parents' attitudes towards accepting the influenza vaccine for their child...
  12. ncbi request reprint Uptake of influenza vaccine by pregnant women: a cross-sectional survey
    Kerrie E Wiley
    862957
    Med J Aust 198:373-5. 2013
    ..To determine influenza vaccination coverage among pregnant women in New South Wales, and factors associated with vaccine uptake during pregnancy...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of children's influenza-like illnesses on parental quality of life: A qualitative study
    Maria Yui Kwan Chow
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, Kids Research Institute, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:664-70. 2013
    ..Influenza and influenza-like illness (ILI) in otherwise healthy children has considerable impact on their parents. This study explored the impact of children's ILI on parental quality of life (QoL)...
  18. doi request reprint Midwife attitudes: an important determinant of maternal postpartum pertussis booster vaccination
    Spring Chenoa Cooper Robbins
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance NCIRS, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 29:5591-4. 2011
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  19. 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...
  20. 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...