General Practice - Theses
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Does the removal of financial incentives from Australian general practices affect immunisation rates?
Background Financial incentives are commonly used to drive improvements in health care delivery. There is a large body of evidence around the impact of the delivery of financial incentives on health outcomes, quality and ...
Australian young women's perceptions of dating and dating violence
Dating violence, or intimate partner violence, in young people’s relationships is a serious, prevalent and important public health concern. It is estimated that approximately one in four Australian young women have experienced ...
Partner notification for syphilis in Chile: exploring health care providers’ perspectives to enhance public health service delivery
Partner Notification (PN) has long been considered an essential strategy for sexually transmissible infection (STI) control, but both policies and methods of implementation vary between countries. Although the provision ...
The design and implementation of a health and lifestyle screening app to improve the care of young people in general practice
Adolescence and young adulthood are periods of major transition in physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development along the journey from childhood to adulthood. However, despite experiencing a high prevalence and ...
Understanding mental distress in young people from a migrant background in Australia through photo-interviewing
Young people from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background in Australia are reluctant to engage with formal support services when they experience mental health problems, and are under-represented amongst ...
Telemedicine for Insulin treated Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (TeleGDM): an exploratory randomised controlled trial of the effects of a web-based GDM support system on health service utilisation, maternal and foetal outcomes, costs and user experiences
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a condition characterised by elevated blood glucose that occurs in pregnancy and affects 11-15% of pregnant women. Tightly maintaining blood glucose levels (BGL) within target in GDM ...
We understand our gender best: gender diverse young people and their experiences with general practitioners
Gender diverse young people are a marginalised population with specific health care needs. Studies suggest that these needs are not being met by their general practitioners (GPs), but existing research focuses on gender ...
The role of the practice manager in general practice- based research
Research in the general practice setting is essential to ensure the clinical care provided is effective and evidence-based. To facilitate general practice-based research, studies must be designed in ways that accommodate ...
Reducing outcome disparities for rural Victorians with colorectal cancer: understanding pathways to treatment and informing policy.
In Victoria, rural patients with colorectal cancer have poorer outcomes than urban counterparts. To date, research and policy initiatives have focused on addressing potential variation in cancer treatment. However, ...
Frequent users of crisis helplines: Who are they and why do they continue to call?
Crisis helplines were established in the 1950s to provide an immediate telephone response to anyone in an acute crisis. They now operate around the world, and Lifeline is recognised as one of Australia’s largest national ...