Remote Research

The objective of this page is to provide an internet resource to inform practice and policy through making the research and knowledge readily accessible. 

We will provide links to research conducted in the context of remote and isolated practice in the Australian setting and International research  of relevance.

If you have any queries please email us.


Improving maternity services for Indigenous women in Australia: moving from policy to practice.
Kildea,S,Tracy S,Sherwood j, Magick-Dennis F, & Barclay L (2016).  Improving maternity services for Indigenous women in Australia: moving from policy to practiceMed J Aust 2016; 205 (8): 374-379.doi:10.5694/mja16.00854 https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2016/205/8/improving-maternity-services-indigenous-women-australia-moving-policy-practice

“Closing the Gap”: how maternity services can contribute to reducing poor maternal infant health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
Kildea, S., Kruske, S., Barclay, L., & Tracy, S. (2010). “Closing the Gap”: how maternity services can contribute to reducing poor maternal infant health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Rural and Remote Health10(3), 1383. 
http://www.rrh.org.au/publishedarticles/article_print_1383.pdf

Psychosocial safety climate as an antecedent of work characteristics and psychological strain: A multilevel model. Work & Stress.
Dollard, M. F., Opie, T., Lenthall, S., Wakerman, J., Knight, S., Dunn, S., Rickard,G  MacLeod, M. (2012). Psychosocial safety climate as an antecedent of work characteristics and psychological strain: A multilevel model. Work & Stress, (November), 1–20. http://doi.org/10.1080/02678373.2012.734154

Reducing the risk of violence towards remote area nurses: A violence management toolbox.
McCullough, K. M., Lenthall, S., Williams, A. M., & Andrew, L. (2012). Reducing the risk of violence towards remote area nurses: A violence management toolbox. ###i, 20(6), 329–333. ###a 
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Voices from the bush: Remote area nurses prioritise hazards that contribute to violence in their workplace.
McCullough, K. M., Williams, A. M., & Lenthall, S. (2012). Voices from the bush: Remote area nurses prioritise hazards that contribute to violence in their workplace. Rural and Remote Health, 12(2), 1–9. http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=1972

Nursing workforce in very remote Australia, characteristics and key issues.
Lenthall, S., Wakerman, J., Opie, T., Dunn, S., MacLeod, M., Dollard, M.,Rickard,G Knight, S. (2011). Nursing workforce in very remote Australia, characteristics and key issues. ###i, 19(1), 32–37. ###a http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

What stresses remote area nurses? Current knowledge and future action.
Lenthall, S., Wakerman, J., Opie, T., Dollard, M., Dunn, S., Knight, S., MacLeod,M and Watson, C. (2009). What stresses remote area nurses?  Current knowledge and future action. ###i, 17(4), 208–213. ###a http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

What is a sustainable remote health workforce?
Onnis LL,(2015) What is a sustainable remote health workforce? People, practice and place Rural and Remote Health 16: 3806. (Online) 2016 http://www.rrh.org.au/publishe…

Levels of occupational stress in the remote area nursing workforce.
Opie, T., Dollard, M., Lenthall, S., Wakerman, J., Dunn, S., Knight, S., & MacLeod, M. (2010). Levels of occupational stress in the remote area nursing workforce. ###i, 18(6), 235–241. ###a http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Trends in workplace violence in the remote area nursing workforce. 
Opie, T., Lenthall, S., Dollard, M., Wakerman, J., MacLeod, M., Knight, S., … Rickard, G. (2010). Trends in workplace violence in the remote area nursing workforce. ###i, 27(4), 18–23. ###a https://www.researchgate.net/p…

Organisational intervention to reduce occupational stress and turnover in hospital nurses in the Northern Territory, Australia.
Rickard, G., Lenthall, S., Dollard, M., Opie, T., Knight, S., Dunn, S.,Wakerman, J McLeod, M, Seiler,J and  Brewster-Webb, D. (2012). Organisational intervention to reduce occupational stress and turnover in hospital nurses in the Northern Territory, Australia. Collegian, 19(4), 211–221. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2012.07.001

Defining remote health.
Wakerman, J. (2004). Defining remote health. ###i, 12(5), 210–214. ###a http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com…

Rural and remote public health in Australia: Building on our strengths.
Wakerman, J. (2008). Rural and remote public health in Australia: Building on our strengths. ###i, 16(2), 52–55. ###a http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com…