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Professor Lisa Whitehead

Associate Dean

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2641
Email: l.whitehead@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.459  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6395-0279

Lisa Whitehead is a Professor of Nursing Research within the School of Nursing and Midwifery and her key roles include:

  • Director of the Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research;
  • Associate Dean Research; and
  • an Honorary Research Professor at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

Background

Lisa’s research experience over the past 30 years has centred on improving health outcomes for people living with chronic conditions, self-management interventions and working with families to support the management of chronic conditions. Engagement with clinicians and conducting research in real world settings underpin all of her research activities with the aim to implement enduring evidence based change in practice. The majority of Lisa’s research and clinical practice has been in the primary health care setting and collaborations are always multidisciplinary. In her role as Professor of Nursing Research, at Edith Cowan University (ECU), Western Australia, Lisa leads the research group “Improving health outcomes for people living with chronic conditions”. Lisa also holds the roles of Associate Dean Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Director of the Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research, ECU and is an honorary professor of research at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Previous positions include the roles of Head of Department and Director of the Strategy to Advance Research (STAR) in nursing and allied health, a national initiative funded by the New Zealand government.

Lisa has been awarded over $5M in research funding during her career and is currently an investigator on an $1.11M grant to explore factors predicting regression from pre-diabetes to normal glucose regulation, funded by the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand.

Lisa is an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Nursing Studies and chair of the policy chapter on chronic disease with the Australian College of Nurses. Lisa is an active member of the International Family Nursing Association, sitting on the Practice Committee, Nominating Committee, country liaison and an author on the recently released Advanced Practice Competencies for Family Nursing.

Lisa publishes regularly in nursing and wider health journals and values capacity building of early career researchers and higher degree by research students through research experience, publication and presentations. Lisa has supervised 12 PhD students to completion and over 30 Masters students, regularly acts as a PhD examiner and is currently supervising 8 PhD students and 2 Masters by Research students. Lisa reviews research grants for a number of funding bodies including the HRC and Lottery Health Research.

Qualifications

  • Doctor in Philosophy, United Kingdom, 2004.
  • Master of Arts, United Kingdom, 1995.
  • Bachelor of Science, United Kingdom, 1993.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Quaye, AA., Foster, M., Whitehead, L., Hallström, IK. (2024). Parents’ experiences of their child’s best interests during a hospital stay in Australia. Journal of Child Health Care, 2024(Article in press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1177/13674935241243101.
  • Cole, A., Pooley, JA., Kemp, V., Whitehead, L. (2024). Family members’ experiences of ‘living well’ with a family member with depression. Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research, 2024(Article in press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2024.02.003.
  • Whitehead, L., Robinson, S., Arabiat, D., Jenkins, M., Pahlsson Morelius, EM. (2024). The Report of Access and Engagement With Digital Health Interventions Among Children and Young People: Systematic Review. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting, 7(Article in press), Article number e44199. https://doi.org/10.2196/44199.
  • Arabiat, D., Jabery, M., Whitehead, L. (2024). Does Intrauterine Exposure to Diabetes Impact Mental and Motor Skills? A Meta-Analysis of the Bayley Scales of Infant Development. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health., 21(2), Article number 191. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph21020191.
  • Berg, V., Arabiat, D., Pahlsson Morelius, EM., Kervin, L., Zgambo, M., Robinson, S., Jenkins, M., Whitehead, L. (2024). Young Children and the Creation of a Digital Identity on Social Networking Sites: Scoping Review. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting, 7(2024), Article number e54414. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.2196/54414.
  • Kutzer, Y., Whitehead, L., Quigley, E., Stanley, M. (2024). Changes in sleep effort mediate insomnia severity in older adults following online cognitive behavioural therapy. Psychogeriatrics, 2024(2024), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyg.13074.
  • McCullough, K., Doleman, G., Dunham, M., Whitehead, L., Porock, D. (2024). Are remote health clinics primary health care focused? Validation of the Primary Health Care Engagement (PHCE) Scale for the Australian remote primary health care setting. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 25(2024), e3-. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1463423623000592.

Journal Articles

  • Whitehead, L., Palamara, P., Babatunde-Sowole, O., Boak, J., Franklin, N., Quinn, R., George, C., Allen, J. (2023). Nurses' experience of managing adults living with multimorbidity: A qualitative study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 79(7), 2514-2524. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15600.
  • Dermody, D., Fritz, R., Glass, C., Dunham, M., Whitehead, L. (2023). Family caregiver readiness to adopt smart home technology to monitor care—Dependent older adults: A qualitative exploratory study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2023(Article in press), -. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15826.
  • Kutzer, Y., Whitehead, L., Quigley, E., Fu, SC., Stanley, M. (2023). Subjective Versus Objective Sleep Outcomes In Older Adults With And Without Uncoupled Sleep Following Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Insomnia. Psychogeriatrics, 23(2), 298-310. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyg.12931.
  • Buchanan, K., Newnham, E., Geraghty, S., Whitehead, L. (2023). Navigating midwifery solidarity: A feminist participatory action research framework. Women and Birth, 36(1), e169-e174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2022.06.004.
  • Arabiat, D., Al Jabery, M., Robinson, S., Whitehead, L., Pahlsson Morelius, EM. (2023). Interactive technology use and child development: A systematic review. Child: Care, Health and Development, 49(4), 679-715. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.13082.
  • Buchanan, K., Geraghty, S., Whitehead, L., Newnham, E. (2023). Woman-Centred Ethics: A Feminist Participatory Action Research. Midwifery, 117(2023), article number 103577. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2022.103577.
  • Eckert, M., Kennedy, K., Neylon, K., Rickard, CM., Keogh, S., Gray, R., Middleton, S., Homer, C., Whitehead, L., Sharplin, G. (2023). A Scoping Review Of Nurse-Led Randomised Controlled Trials. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2023(article in press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16632.
  • Gow, K., Rashidi, A., Whitehead, L. (2023). Factors Influencing Medication Adherence Among Adults Living with Diabetes and Comorbidities: a Qualitative Systematic Review. Current Diabetes Reports, 2023(Article in press), 7 pages. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11892-023-01532-0.
  • Homer, C., Neylon, K., Kennedy, K., Baird, K., Gilkinson, A., Keogh, S., Middleton, S., Gray, R., Whitehead, L., Finn, J., Rickard, C., Sharplin, G., Neville, S., Eckert, M. (2023). Midwife led randomised controlled trials in Australia and New Zealand: A scoping review. Women and Birth, 2023(Article in press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2023.03.003.
  • Carman, R., Towell, A., Shah, M., Davis, E., Maple-Brown, L., Pearson, G., Arabiat, D., Kirkham, R., Whitehead, L. (2023). “Sometimes Our Mob Don't Really Take It Serious Until It's Serious”: The Experiences of Western Australian Aboriginal Adolescents Living With Type 2 Diabetes, Their Parents, and Their Family Members. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 2023(Article in Press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjd.2023.03.008.

Journal Articles

  • Foster, M., Quaye, A., Whitehead, L., Hallström, I. (2022). Children's voices on their participation and best interests during a hospital stay in Australia. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 63(1 March 2022), 64-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2022.01.003.
  • McCullough, K., Andrew, L., Genoni, A., Dunham, M., Whitehead, L., Porock, D. (2022). An examination of primary health care nursing service evaluation using the Donabedian model: A systematic review. Research in Nursing and Health, 2022(Article in Press), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.22291.
  • McCullough, K., Bayes, S., Whitehead, L., Williams, A., Cope, V. (2022). Nursing in a different world: Remote area nursing as a specialist–generalist practice area. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 30(5), 570-581. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajr.12899.
  • Fish, J., Rickard, C., Gray, R., Middleton, S., Homer, C., Keogh, S., Leslie, G., Nemeh, F., Neville, S., Sharplin, G., Whitehead, L., Yates, P., Eckert, M. (2022). Nurse- and midwife-led trials in Australia and New Zealand: Scoping review protocol. Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research, 29(5), 793-798. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2022.05.005.
  • Whitehead, L., Twigg, D., Carman, R., Glass, C., Halton, H., Duffield, C. (2022). Factors influencing the development and implementation of nurse practitioner candidacy programs: A scoping review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 125(2022), article number 104133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.104133.
  • Chejor, P., Laging, B., Whitehead, L., Porock, D. (2022). Experiences of older immigrants living with dementia and their carers: a systematic review and meta-synthesis. BMJ Open, 12(5), article number e059783. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059783.
  • Kutzer, Y., Whitehead, L., Quigley, E., Stanley, M. (2022). The Role of Dysfunctional Sleep Beliefs in Mediating the Outcomes of Web-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Protocol for a Single-Group, Nonrandomized Trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 11(12), article number e32705. https://doi.org/10.2196/32705.
  • Abu-Qamar, MZ., Kemp, V., Whitehead, L. (2022). The reported external traumas among people with diabetes-related foot ulcers and their outcomes: A systematic review of case reports. International Wound Journal, 19(6), 1370-1388. https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13731.
  • Ewens, B., Kemp, V., Barnard, M., Whitehead, L. (2022). The nursing care of people with class III obesity in an acute care setting: a scoping review. BMC Nursing, 21(1), article number 33. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-021-00760-7.
  • Om, O., Whitehead, L., Vafeas, C., Barnard, M. (2022). A qualitative systematic review on the experiences of homelessness among older adults. BMC Geriatrics, 22(1), article number 363. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-022-02978-9.
  • Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L., Gaballah, S., Nejat, N., Galal, E., Abu Sabah, E., Smadi, N., Saadeh, I., Khlaif, R. (2022). The Use of Complementary Medicine During Childbearing Years: A Multi-Country Study of Women From the Middle East. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 9(8 January 2022), Article number 23333936211042616. https://doi.org/10.1177/23333936211042616.
  • Wang, C., Whitehead, L., Cruickshank, T., Lo, J., Xia, J., Wen, J. (2022). Feasibility and therapeutic efficacy of a two-week low-level laser acupuncture therapy for shoulder and neck pain in office workers: Protocol for a pilot, single-blind, double-armed, randomised controlled trial. PLoS One, 17(1), article number e0260846. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260846.
  • Widdison, R., Rashidi, A., Whitehead, L. (2022). Effectiveness of mobile apps to improve urinary incontinence: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. BMC Nursing, 21(2022), Article number 32. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-022-00812-6.
  • Nguyen, M., Whitehead, L., Dermody, G., Saunders, R. (2022). The use of theory in qualitative research: Challenges, development of a framework and exemplar. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 78(1), e21-e28. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15053.
  • Ghosh, M., Nosaka, K., Whitehead, L., Nosaka, K. (2022). Identifying key elements to assess patient’s acceptability of neurorehabilitation in stroke survivors – a Delphi method. Disability and Rehabilitation, 44(21), 6258-6266. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2021.1960438.
  • Keramat Kar, M., Whitehead, L., Smith, CM., Seaton, P., Mozhdehipanah, H. (2022). Anticipatory Coping: How Women deal with the Hassles of Living with Multiple Sclerosis. Disability and Rehabilitation, 44(3), 449-457. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2020.1770872.
  • Whitehead, L., Glass, C., Coppell, K. (2022). The effectiveness of goal setting on glycaemic control for people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 78(5), 1212-1227. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15084.
  • Coppell, K., Abel, S., Whitehead, L., Tangiora, A., Spedding, T., Tipene-Leach, D. (2022). A diagnosis of prediabetes when combined with lifestyle advice and support is considered helpful rather than a negative label by a demographically diverse group: A qualitative study. Primary Care Diabetes, 16(2), 301-306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcd.2021.10.003.
  • Rashidi, A., Whitehead, L., Glass, C. (2022). Factors affecting hospital readmission rates following an acute coronary syndrome: A systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 31(17-18), 2377-2397. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16122.
  • Kirk, D., Kabdebo, I., Whitehead, L. (2022). Prevalence of distress and its associated factors among caregivers of people diagnosed with cancer: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 31(23-24), 3402-3413. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16167.
  • Wang, C., Han, EY., Jenkins, M., Hong, X., Pang, S., Whitehead, L., Kirk, D., Williams, A. (2022). The safety and efficacy of using moxibustion and or acupuncture for cancer-related insomnia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Palliative Care and Social Practice, 16(2022), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/26323524211070569.
  • Whitehead, L., Palamara, P., Allen, J., Boak, J., Quinn, R., George, C. (2022). Nurses' perceptions and beliefs related to the care of adults living with multimorbidity: A systematic qualitative review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 31(19-20), 2716-2736. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16146.
  • Nguyen, M., Whitehead, L., Saunders, R., Dermody, D. (2022). Systematic Review of Perception of Barriers and Facilitators to Chronic Disease Self-Management Among Older Adults: Implications for Evidence-Based Practice. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 19(3), 191-200. https://doi.org/10.1111/wvn.12563.

Journal Articles

  • Rashidi, A., Whitehead, L., Kaistha, P. (2021). Nurses’ perceptions of factors influencing treatment engagement among patients with cardiovascular diseases: a systematic review. BMC Nursing, 20(2021), Article number 251. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-021-00765-2.
  • McCullough, K., Bayes, S., Whitehead, L., Williams, A., Cope, V. (2021). We say we are doing primary health care but we're not: Remote area nurses’ perspectives on the challenges of providing primary health care services. Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research, 28(5), 534-540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2021.02.006.
  • Twigg, D., Whitehead, L., Doleman, G., El-Zaemey, S. (2021). The impact of nurse staffing methodologies on nurse and patient outcomes: A systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 77(12), 4599-4611. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14909.
  • Mosavat, M., Arabiat, D., Heavey, A., Newnham, J., Whitehead, L. (2021). Second-trimester maternal serum vitamin D and pregnancy outcome: The Western Australian Raine cohort study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 175(May 2021), Article number 108779. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2021.108779.
  • Saunders, R., Seaman, K., Emery, L., Bulsara, M., Ashford, C., McDowall, J., Gullick, K., Ewens, B., Sullivan, T., Foskett, C., Whitehead, L. (2021). Comparing an eHealth Program (My Hip Journey) With Standard Care for Total Hip Arthroplasty: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies, 8(1), Article number e22944. https://doi.org/10.2196/22944.
  • Arabiat, D., Al Jabery, M., Kemp, V., Jenkins, M., Whitehead, L., Gary, A. (2021). Motor Developmental Outcomes in Children Exposed to Maternal Diabetes during Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), Article number 1699. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041699.
  • Pahlsson Morelius, EM., Robinson, S., Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L. (2021). Digital Interventions to Improve Health Literacy Among Parents of Children Aged 0 to 12 Years With a Health Condition: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(12), article number e31665. https://doi.org/10.2196/31665.
  • Rashidi, A., Whitehead, L., Newson, L., Astin, F., Gill, P., Lane, D., Lip, G., Neubeck, L., Ski, C., Thompson, D., Walthall, H., Jones, I. (2021). The Role of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Cardiovascular and Diabetes Healthcare: A Scoping Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(15), Article number 8126. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18158126.
  • Ewens, B., Seaman, K., Whitehead, L., Barnard, M., Michelle, Y. (2021). A delirium prevalence audit and a pre and post evaluation of an interprofessional education intervention to increase staff knowledge about delirium in older adults. BMC Nursing, 20(1), 202. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-021-00692-2.
  • Abu-Qamar, MZ., Kemp, V., Whitehead, L. (2021). Foot ulcers associated with external trauma among people with diabetes: An integrative review of the origin of trauma and outcomes. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 114(February 2021), Article number 103822. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103822.
  • Mosavat, M., Mitsanjari, M., Arabiat, D., Heavey, A., Whitehead, L. (2021). The Role of Sleep Curtailment on Leptin Levels in Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus. Obesity Facts: the European journal of obesity, 14(2), 214 - 221. https://doi.org/10.1159/000514095.
  • Whitehead, L., Palamara, P., Browning, S., Ferris, J. (2021). Adults’ experience of living with multimorbidity: a qualitative systematic review protocol. JBI Evidence Synthesis, 19(8), 1941-1947. https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00148.
  • McCullough, K., Whitehead, L., Bayes, S., Schultz, R. (2021). Remote area nursing: best practice or paternalism in action? The importance of consumer perspectives on primary health care nursing practice in remote communities. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 27(1), 62-66. https://doi.org/10.1071/PY20089.
  • Arabiat, D., Jabery, MA., Jenkins, M., Kemp, V., Whitehead, L., Adams, G. (2021). Language abilities in children born to mothers diagnosed with diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Early Human Development, 159(August 2021), Article number 105420. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2021.105420.
  • Dermody, G., Fritz, R., Glass, C., Dunham, M., Whitehead, L. (2021). Factors influencing community-dwelling older adults’ readiness to adopt smart home technology: A qualitative exploratory study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 77(12), 4847-4861. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14996.
  • Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L., Al Jabery, M., Hamdan-Mansour, A., Shaheen, A., Abu Sabbah, E. (2021). Beliefs About Illness and Treatment Decision Modelling During Ill-Health in Arabic Families. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 14(2021), 1755- 1768. https://doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S311900.
  • Whitehead, L., Kabdebo, I., Dunham, M., Quinn, R., Hummelshoj, J., George, C., Denney-Wilson, E. (2021). The effectiveness of nurse-led interventions to prevent childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity: A systematic review of randomised trials. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 77(12), 4612-4631. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14928.
  • Kirk, D., Kabdebo, I., Whitehead, L. (2021). Prevalence of distress, its associated factors and referral to support services in people with cancer. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 30(19-20), 2873-2885. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15794.
  • Cheng, H., George, C., Dunham, M., Whitehead, L., Denney-Wilson, E. (2021). Nurse-led interventions in the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity in infants, children and adolescents: a scoping review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 121(September 2021), Article number 104008. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.104008.
  • Abel, SL., Whitehead, L., Tipene-Leach, DC., Coppell, KJ. (2021). Proximal and Distal Influences on Dietary Change Among a Diverse Group with Prediabetes Participating in a Pragmatic, Primary Care Nurse-Led Intervention: a Qualitative Study. Public Health Nutrition, 24(18), 6015-6026. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980021001968.

Journal Articles

  • Arabiat, D., Al Jabery, M., Whitehead, L. (2020). A concept analysis of psychological distress in parents related to diabetes management in children and adolescents. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 25(3), Article number e12287. https://doi.org/10.1111/jspn.12287.
  • Abu-Qamar, MZ., Whitehead, L., Barnard, M., Kemp, V. (2020). Foot Problems in Patients in Acute Care: A point prevalence survey. Journal of Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing, 47(5), 513-520. https://doi.org/10.1097/WON.0000000000000674.
  • Whitehead, L., Emery, L., Kirk, D., Twigg, D., Brown, D., Dewar, J. (2020). Evaluation of a remote symptom assessment and management (SAM) system for people receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast or colorectal cancer: Mixed methods study. JMIR Cancer, 6(2), Article number e22825. https://doi.org/10.2196/22825.
  • Tucker, J., Whitehead, L., Palamara, P., Rosman, J., Seaman, K. (2020). Recognition and management of agitation in acute mental health services: a qualitative evaluation of staff perceptions. BMC Nursing, 19(1), Article number 106. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-020-00495-x.
  • Lewis, P., Collison, J., Whitehead, L., Howie, V., Feighan, S., Wiese, M., O’reilly, K., Jaques, H., Wilson, N. (2020). Demographic profile of the intellectual disability nursing workforce in Australia: Findings from a national survey. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 45(3), 264-268. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2019.1685478.
  • McCullough, K., Whitehead, L., Bayes, S., Williams, A., Cope, V. (2020). The delivery of Primary Health Care in remote communities: A Grounded Theory study of the perspective of nurses. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 102(February 2020), Article number 103474. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.103474.
  • Heavey, A., Jenkins, M., Dunham, M., Kutzer, Y., Taheri, S., Whitehead, L. (2020). Systematic review of clinical practice guidelines to identify recommendations for sleep in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Management. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 170(December 2020), Article number 108532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2020.108532.
  • Wilson, NJ., Collison, J., Feighan, SJ., Howie, V., Whitehead, L., Wiese, M., O'Reilly, K., Jaques, H., Lewis, P. (2020). A national survey of nurses who care for people with intellectual and developmental disability. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 37(3), 4-12. https://doi.org/10.37464/2020.373.120.
  • Dermody, D., Whitehead, L., Graham, W., Glass, C. (2020). The role of virtual reality in improving health outcomes for community-dwelling older adults: Systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(6), article number e17331. https://doi.org/10.2196/17331.
  • Heavey, A., Whitehead, L., Quigley, E., Vafeas, C., Emery, L. (2020). Disrupted sleep and associated factors in Australian dementia caregivers: a cross sectional study. BMC Geriatrics, 20(1), Article number 312. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-01726-1.
  • Rashidi, A., Kaistha, P., Whitehead, L., Robinson, S. (2020). Factors that influence adherence to treatment plans among people living with cardiovascular disease: A review of published qualitative research studies. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 110(October 2020), Article number 103727. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103727.
  • Whitehead, L., Glass, C., Abel, SL., Sharp, K., Coppell, KJ. (2020). Exploring the role of goal setting in weight loss for adults recently diagnosed with pre-diabetes. BMC Nursing, 19(1), Article number 67. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-020-00462-6.
  • Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L., Abu Sheikh, B., Afrifa-Yamoah, E. (2020). Confirmatory factor analysis and reliability of the diabetes treatment satisfaction questionnaire (DTSQ) for Arabic speaking patients with type II diabetes. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 13(2020), 953-961. https://doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S266913.
  • Mosavat, M., Heavey, A., Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L. (2020). Vitamin D and sleep duration: Is there a bidirectional relationship?. Hormone Molecular Biology and Clinical Investigation, 41(4), Article Number 20200025. https://doi.org/10.1515/hmbci-2020-0025.

Journal Articles

  • Keramat Kar, M., Whitehead, L., Smith, CM. (2019). Characteristics and correlates of coping with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41(3), 250-264. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2017.1387295.
  • Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L., Al Jabery, MA., Darawad, M., Geraghty, S., Halasa, S. (2019). Newborn Care Practices of Mothers in Arab Societies: Implication for Infant Welfare. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 30(3), 260-267. https://doi.org/10.1177/1043659618794256.
  • Coppell, K., Freer, T., Abel, S., Whitehead, L., Tipene-Leach, D., Gray, A., Merriman, T., Sullivan, T., Krebs, J., Perreault, L. (2019). What predicts regression from pre-diabetes to normal glucose regulation following a primary care nurse-delivered dietary intervention? A study protocol for a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open, 9(12), Article number e033358. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033358.
  • Foster, M., Whitehead, L., Arabiat, D. (2019). Development and validation of the Needs of Children Questionnaire (NCQ): An instrument to measure children's self‐reported needs in hospital. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(10), 2246-2258. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14099.
  • Whitehead, L., Kirk, D. (2019). Home-based multidimensional survivorship programmes for breast cancer survivors. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 25(6), Article number e12756. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12756.
  • Bayes, S., Juggins, E., Whitehead, L., De Leo, A. (2019). Australian midwives’ experiences of implementing practice change. Midwifery, 70(March 2019), 38-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.12.012.
  • Tripp, H., Whitehead, L., Crowe, M., Mirfin-Veitch, B., Daffue, C. (2019). Aging with intellectual disabilities in families: Navigating ever-changing seas—A theoretical model. Qualitative Health Research, 29(11), 1595-1610. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732319845344.
  • Foster, M., Whitehead, L. (2019). Using drawings to understand the child’s experience of child-centred care on admission to a paediatric high dependency unit. Journal of Child Health Care, 23(1), 102-117. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367493518778389.
  • Whitehead, L. (2019). Interventions to increase attendance for diabetic retinopathy screening: A cochrane review summary. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 100(December 2019), Article number 103229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.10.002.
  • Ewens, B., Myers, H., Whitehead, L., Seaman, K., Sundin, D., Hendricks, J. (2019). A Web-Based Recovery Program (ICUTogether) for Intensive Care Survivors: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(1), article no. e10935. https://doi.org/10.2196/10935.
  • Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L., Al Jabery, M., Barnard, M., Shields, L., Abu Sabah, E. (2019). Traditional methods for managing illness in newborns and infants in an Arab society. International Nursing Review, 66(3), 329-337. https://doi.org/10.1111/inr.12505.
  • Whitehead, L., Ghosh, M., Kirk, D., Bloxsome, D., Vafeas, C., Wilkinson, A. (2019). The relationship between specialty nurse certification and patient, nurse and organizational outcomes: A systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 93(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.02.001.

Journal Articles

  • Abel, S., Whitehead, L., Coppell, K. (2018). Making dietary changes following a diagnosis of prediabetes: a qualitative exploration of barriers and facilitators. Diabetic Medicine, 35(12), 1693-1699. https://doi.org/10.1111/dme.13796.
  • Saunders, R., Seaman, K., Ashford, C., Sullivan, T., McDowall, J., Whitehead, L., Ewens, B., Pedler, K., Gullick, K. (2018). An eHealth program for patients undergoing a total hip arthroplasty: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 7(6), Article no. e137. https://doi.org/10.2196/resprot.9654.
  • Whitehead, L., Arabiat, D., Foster, M. (2018). Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 82(2018), 163-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.09.007.
  • Christiansen, A., Coventry, L., Graham, R., Jacob, E., Twigg, D., Whitehead, L. (2018). Intentional rounding in acute adult healthcare settings: A systematic mixed-method review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(9-10), 1759-1792. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14370.
  • Whitehead, L., Jacob, E., Barnard, M., Abu-Qamar, MZ., Cole, A. (2018). The role of the family in supporting the self-management of chronic conditions: A qualitative systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(1-2), 22-30. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13775.
  • Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L., Foster, M., Shileds, L., Harris, L. (2018). Parents’ experiences of Family Centred Care practice. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 42(September - October 2018), 39-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2018.06.012.
  • Arabiat, D., Whitehead, L., Al Jabery, M. (2018). The 12‐year prevalence and trends of childhood disabilities in Australia: Findings from the Survey of Disability, Aging and Carers. Child: Care, Health and Development, 44(5), 697-703. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12588.
  • Foster, M., Whitehead, L., Arabiat, D., Frost, L. (2018). Parents' and staff perceptions of parental needs during a child's hospital admission: An Australian study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 43(November - December 2018), e2-e9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2018.06.013.
  • Whitehead, L. (2018). Self-management programmes for quality of life in people with stroke. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 24(2), Article number e12612. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12612.
  • Kirk, D., Whitehead, L. (2018). Breast surgery for metastatic breast cancer. British Journal of Community Nursing, 23(7), 334-335. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.7.334.

Journal Articles

  • Foster, M., Whitehead, L. (2017). Family centred care in the paediatric high dependency unit: Parents' and staff's perceptions. Contemporary Nurse, 53(4), 489-502. https://doi.org/10.1080/10376178.2017.1410067.
  • Whitehead, L., Crowe, M., Carter, J., Maskill, V., Carlyle, D., Bugge, C., Frampton, C. (2017). A nurse-led interdisciplinary approach to promote self-management of type 2 diabetes: a process evaluation of post-intervention experiences. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23(2), 264-271. https://doi.org/10.1111/jep.12594.
  • Coppell, K., Abel, S., Freer, T., Gray, A., Sharp, K., Norton, J., Spedding, T., Ward, L., Whitehead, L. (2017). The effectiveness of a primary care nursing-led dietary intervention for prediabetes: a mixed methods pilot study. BMC Family Practice, 18(1), article no.106. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-017-0671-8.
  • Foster, M., Whitehead, L. (2017). Parent and staff perceptions of parental needs during a child's hospital admission to a paediatric high-dependency unit: A New Zealand study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53(12), 1167-1175. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13645.
  • Whitehead, L. (2017). Managing chemotherapy-induced anaemia with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents plus iron. American Journal of Nursing, 117(5), 67. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000516277.58981.36.
  • Sin, J., Jordan, C., Barley, E., Henderson, C., Norman, I., Whitehead, L. (2017). Psychoeducation for siblings of people with severe mental illness. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 38(3), 283-284. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2017.1286195.
  • Whitehead, L. (2017). Self-management of Type 2 diabetes and severe mental illness. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 38(7), 606-607. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2017.1328859.
  • Whitehead, L., Crowe, MT., Carter, J., Maskill, V., Carlyle, D., Bugge, C., Frampton, CM. (2017). A nurse-led education and cognitive behaviour therapy-based intervention among adults with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23(4), 821-829. https://doi.org/10.1111/jep.12725.
  • Whitehead, L. (2017). Vitamin D for the management of asthma: A Cochrane Review Summary. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 73(1), 105-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.04.003.
  • Nejat, N., Whitehead, L., Crowe, M. (2017). The use of spirituality and religiosity in coping with colorectal cancer. Contemporary Nurse, 53(1), 48-59. https://doi.org/10.1080/10376178.2016.1276401.
  • Wang, C., Whitehead, L., Bayes, S. (2017). The real ‘cost’ of study in Australia and the ramifications for China, Australia, and the Chinese nursing students: what do these three players want? A narrative review. Globalization Societies and Education, 15(5), 590-606. https://doi.org/10.1080/14767724.2016.1195727.
  • Wang, C., Whitehead, L., Bayes, S. (2017). Global mobility in nursing: Why Chinese students leave to study nursing in Australia. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 7(11), 51-61. https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v7n11p51.
  • Wang, C., Whitehead, L., Bayes, S. (2017). “They are friendly but they don’t want to be friends with you”: A narrative inquiry into Chinese nursing students’ learning experience in Australia. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 7(8), 27. https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v7n8p27.
  • Crowe, M., Whitehead, L., Bugge, C., Carlyle, D., Carter, J., Maskill, V. (2017). Living with sub-optimal glycaemic control: the experiences of type 2 diabetes diagnosis and education. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(3), 612-621. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13145.
  • Crowe, M., Whitehead, L., Seaton, P., Jordan, J., McCall, C., Maskill, V., Trip, H. (2017). Qualitative meta-synthesis: the experience of chronic pain across conditions.. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(5), 1004-1016. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13174.
  • Whitehead, L. (2017). The family experience of fatigue in heart failure. Journal of Family Nursing, 23(1), 138-156. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840716684232.

Journal Articles

  • Wang, C., Whitehead, L., Bayes, S. (2016). Nursing education in China: Meeting the global demand for quality healthcare. Annals of Global Health, 3(1), 131-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnss.2016.02.009.
  • Whitehead, L. (2016). Supportive therapy for Schizophrenia. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 37(12), 973-974. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2016.1249699.
  • Foster, M., Whitehead, L., Maybee, P. (2016). The Parents, Hospitalized Child's, and Health Care Providers' Perceptions and Experiences of Family-Centred Care Within a Pediatric Critical Care Setting: A Synthesis of Quantitative Research. Journal of Family Nursing, 22(1), 6-73. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840715618193.
  • Whitehead, L., Seaton, P. (2016). The effectiveness of self-management mobile phone and tablet apps in long-term condition management: A systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(5), e97. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.4883.
  • Whitehead, L., Trip, H., Hale, L., Conder, J. (2016). Negotiated autonomy in diabetes self-management: the experiences of adults with intellectual disability and their support workers. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(4), 389-397. https://doi.org/10.1111/jir.12257.
  • Wilkinson, M., Whitehead, L., Crowe, M. (2016). Nurses perspectives on long-term condition self-management: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25(1-2), 240-246. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13072.
  • Trip, H., Conder, J., Hale, L., Whitehead, L. (2016). The role of key workers in supporting people with intellectual disability in the self-management of their diabetes: a qualitative New Zealand study. Health and Social Care in the Community, 24(6), 789-798. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12262.
  • Nejat, N., Whitehead, L., Crowe, M. (2016). Exploratory Psychometric Properties of the Farsi and English versions of the Spiritual Needs Questionnaire (SpNQ). Religions, 7(7), Article number 84. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel7070084.
  • Whitehead, L., Unahi, K., Burrell, B., Crowe, M. (2016). The experience of fatigue across long-term conditions: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 52(1), 131-143.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.02.013.
  • Davies, N., Crowe, M., Whitehead, L. (2016). Establishing routines to cope with loneliness associated with widowhood: a narrative analysis. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 23(8), 532-539. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12339.
  • Whitehead, L. (2016). Psychological treatments for depression and anxiety in dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 37(10), 773-774. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2016.1221677.
  • Whitehead, L. (2016). The effects of personalized care planning for adults living with chronic conditions. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 22(2), 138-140. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12429.
  • Whitehead, L., Myers, H. (2016). The effect of hospital nurse staffing models on patient and staff-related outcomes. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 22(4), 330-332. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12463.
  • Jones, V., Whitehead, L., Crowe, T. (2016). Self-efficacy in managing chronic respiratory disease: parents' experiences. Contemporary Nurse, 52(2-3), 341-351. https://doi.org/10.1080/10376178.2016.1213647.

Journal Articles

  • Smith, CM., Fitzgerald, HJ., Whitehead, L. (2015). How Fatigue Influences Exercise Participation in Men With Multiple Sclerosis. Qualitative Health Research, 25(2), 179-188. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732314551989.

Journal Articles

  • Wilkinson, A., Whitehead, L., Ritchie, L. (2014). Factors influencing the ability to self-manage diabetes for adults living with type 1 or 2 diabetes. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(1), 111-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.01.006.

Journal Articles

  • Dunn, JA., Hay-Smith, EJ., Whitehead, L., Keeling, S. (2013). Liminality and decision making for upper limb surgery in tetraplegia: a grounded theory. Disability and Rehabilitation, 35(15), 1293-1301. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2012.727945.
  • Foster, MJ., Whitehead, L., Maybee, P., Cullens, V. (2013). The parents' hospitalized child's, and health care providers' perception and experiences of family centered care within a pediatric critical care setting: A metasynthesis of qualitative research. Journal of Family Nursing, 19(4), 431-468. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840713496317.

Journal Articles

  • Crowe, M., Burrell, B., Whitehead, L. (2012). Lifestyle risk management – a qualitative analysis of women’s descriptions of taking hormone therapy following surgically induced menopause. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(8), 1814-1823. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05873.x.
  • Muir, LA., George, PM., Whitehead, L. (2012). Using the experiences of people with familial hypercholesterolaemia to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease: a qualitative systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(9), 1920-1932. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2012.05957.x.
  • Dunn, JA., Hay-Smith, EJ., Whitehead, L., Keeling, S. (2012). Issues influencing the decision to have upper limb surgery for people with tetraplegia. Spinal Cord, 50(11), 844-847. https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.2012.58.
  • Mulligan, H., Whitehead, L., Hale, LA., Baxter, GD., Thomas, D. (2012). Promoting physical activity for individuals with neurological disability: indications for practice. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34(13), 1108-1113. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2011.631683.
  • Crowe, M., Inder, M., Carlyle, D., Wilson, L., Whitehead, L., Panckhurst, A., O'Brien, A., Joyce, P. (2012). Feeling out of control: A qualitative analysis of the impact of bipolar disorder. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 19(4), 294-302. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2850.2011.01786.x.
  • Carter, J., Crowe, M., Carlyle, D., Frampton, CM., Jordan, J., McIntosh, VV., O'Toole, VM., Whitehead, L., Joyce, PR. (2012). Patient change processes in psychotherapy: Development of a new scale. Psychotherapy Research, 22(1), 115-126. https://doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2011.631195.
  • Crowe, M., Inder, M., Carlyle, D., Wilson, L., Whitehead, L., Panckhurst, A., O'Brien, T., Frampton, C., Joyce, P. (2012). Nurse-led delivery of specialist supportive care for bipolar disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 19(5), 446-454. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2850.2011.01822.x.
  • Crowe, M., Whitehead, L., Carlyle, D., McIntosh, V., Jordan, J., Joyce, P., Carter, J. (2012). The process of change in psychotherapy for depression: Helping clients to reformulate the problem. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 19(8), 681-689. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2850.2011.01840.x.
  • Mulligan, HF., Hale, LA., Whitehead, L., Baxter, GD. (2012). Barriers to Physical Activity for People With Long-Term Neurological Conditions: A Review Study. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 29(3), 243-265.

Journal Articles

  • Wilson, L., Whitehead, L., Burrell, B. (2011). Learning to live well with chronic fatigue: the personal perspective. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(10), 2161-2169. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05666.x.
  • Whitehead, L. (2011). Methodological issues in Internet-mediated research: a randomized comparison of internet versus mailed questionnaires. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13(4), article no. e109. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.1593.
  • Hale, LA., Trip, HT., Whitehead, L., Conder, J. (2011). Self-management abilities of diabetes in people with an intellectual disability living in New Zealand. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 8(4), 223-230. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-1130.2011.00314.x.

Research Projects

  • Assessing the suitability of oncology patients to be managed by a rapid access clinic - sub project of G1001207, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Grant, 2013 ‑ 2025, $9,704.
  • Assessment and implementation of strategies to promote evidence-based diabetes care in Jordan , JBI, JBIC Brighter Futures Grant Program, 2023 ‑ 2025, $20,000.
  • Getting to the heart of healthy aging: a behaviour change program to promote dietary pattern changes, National Health and Medical Research Council, MRFF - Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission, 2022 ‑ 2025, $626,963.
  • Provision of a Professorial Research Fellow to develop a collaborative programme of research in Paediatric Nursing and Child Health, Department of Health WA, Child and Adolescent Health Grant, 2018 ‑ 2024, $695,814.
  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Sponsorship of Research Assistant Across Multiple Projects, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Grant, 2013 ‑ 2024, $1,317,942.
  • Staff experiences in using the Needs of Children’s Questionnaire at Liverpool Hospital, South Western Sydney Local Health District, New South Wales Health, NSW Government, Agency for Clinical Innovation Research Grant, 2021 ‑ 2024, $27,258.
  • Nurses and midwives’ perceptions of workloads and the impact on care rationing, moral distress, burnout and intention to stay., Edith Cowan University, Early-Mid Career Researcher Grant Scheme 2022 (Stream 2), 2023 ‑ 2024, $30,624.
  • Birthing on Country - Connected to Country, Birthing on Country, On Country we Grow, Department of Health WA, Grant, 2022 ‑ 2024, $137,743.
  • An analysis of Coronial Tribunal findings of deaths in custodial settings of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples that involved a nurse or midwife. , Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), Grant, 2023 ‑ 2024, $202,464.
  • Evaluation of a Virtual Home Health Heart Failure Program , Ramsay Connect, Grant, 2022 ‑ 2023, $56,861.
  • Development of an Evidence Based Supportive Practice Environment Framework: Phase 1 and Phase 2, Department of Health WA, Nursing and Midwifery Office Grant, 2023, $36,364.
  • Upskilling nursing workforce to treat COVID-19 disease using hospital ward/ICU simulation and training facilities, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Covid-19 Research Fund, 2020 ‑ 2023, $100,000.
  • What is the influence of body temperature on the initiation of clinical practice guidelines for neutropenic sepsis in haematology oncology patients? A nursing perspective., WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network, Clinical Implementation Unit - Carol Cameron Memorial Scholarship, 2021 ‑ 2023, $15,000.
  • CaLD consumers and carers cancer information needs: A Mixed Methods Systematic Review, Department of Health WA, Tender, 2023, $23,529.
  • Perceptions of the scope of practice of the advanced skill enrolled nurse, Department of Health WA, Nursing and Midwifery Office Grant, 2021 ‑ 2022, $18,182.
  • Exploring cancer survivorship in a community setting, WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network, Grant, 2019 ‑ 2021, $18,105.
  • Understanding health beliefs of young Aboriginal people with type 2 diabetes, Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation), Health Promotion Research - Exploratory Research Grants, 2019 ‑ 2021, $75,000.
  • Nurse Practitioner Candidacy Model, Department of Health WA, Nursing and Midwifery Office Grant, 2020, $45,000.
  • Building an evaluation framework for a nurse practitioner/advanced practice model of care , Department of Health WA, Nursing and Midwifery Office Grant, 2020, $18,136.
  • Research Strategy Review, Department of Health WA, Nursing and Midwifery Office Grant, 2020, $13,700.
  • Examining consumer experiences of a tertiary hospital emergency department in Western Australia: A mixed methods study, Department of Health WA, Nursing and Midwifery Office Grant, 2019 ‑ 2020, $29,500.
  • The impact of camps on physical, psychological and social outcomes in children and young people living with chronic musculoskeletal conditions., Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Engagement Grant, 2019 ‑ 2020, $20,000.
  • Readiness to adopt health-assistive smart home technology in community-dwelling older adults, WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust, Grant, 2019 ‑ 2020, $5,196.
  • Children’s participation in the decision-making process during hospitalization: An observational study, WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust, Grant, 2018 ‑ 2020, $10,000.
  • Systematic Review on Workload Methodologies, Department of Health WA, Grant, 2019 ‑ 2020, $17,265.
  • A national survey of Australian nurses who work with people with intellectual and developmental disability, Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability Australia Inc, PANDDA - Grant, 2018 ‑ 2019, $2,000.
  • Service innovation to improve outcomes and quality of care for patients receiving chemotherapy for breast and colorectal cancer at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network, Grant, 2018 ‑ 2019, $144,416.
  • What predicts regression from prediabetes to normal glucose regulation?, Health Research Council of New Zealand, Researcher Initiated Grant, 2017 ‑ 2019, $1,121,125.
  • Enhancing patient outcomes through digital health and care, Edith Cowan University, ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2018 Round 1, 2018 ‑ 2019, $3,916.
  • Community consultations for the development of the Western Australian Recovery College Model of Service., Mental Health Commission (WA), Grant, 2018, $3,633.
  • Systematic Review of the Impact of Nurse Certification on Patient Outcomes, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation, Certification Systematic Research Review Grant, 2017 ‑ 2018, $19,838.
  • Cognitive Impairment and Readmission rates in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Admitted to the Acute Care Setting: A Cohort Study, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Research Advisory Committee Funding Grant 2016/17, 2016 ‑ 2017, $47,392.
  • Midwifery Change Leaders' Experience of Introducing Clinical Innovation: A Grounded Theory Study, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016, 2016 ‑ 2017, $26,000.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Healthcare professional's attitude and knowledge of integrating acupuncture into mental health care in Australia: A mixed methods study
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The experience of previously homeless older adults relocated to a residential aged care facility in Bhutan: A narrative inquiry
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Patients' experiences of receiving home-based infusions of monoclonal antibody (mab) therapy
  • Doctor of Philosophy, What is the influence of body temperature on the initiation of clinical practice guidelines for neutropenic sepsis in haematology oncology patients: Patient and nursing perspectives
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The development of a culturally tailored self-management intervention for Chinese-speaking Australians living with pre-diabetes: a mixed-method study
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Understanding Needs, Facilitators and Barriers to Self-Management among People Living with Type 2 Diabetes in Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Chinese nursing students at Australian universities: A narrative inquiry into their motivation, learning experience and future career planning
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Narratives of "living well": Exploring the experiences of family members living with a family member with depression
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The role of sleep duration and quality in vitamin D metabolism and their assocition with glucose homeostasis in pregnancy
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The delivery of primary health care in remote Australian communities: A grounded theory study of the perspective of nurses
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Health beliefs, health behaviours and perceived support needs among older Vietnam-born people living with chronic disease in the Australian context: A focused ethnographic study
  • Master of Nursing (Research), Experiences of Mental Health Nurses on the Assessment and Monitoring of Adverse Side Effects of Antipsychotic Medication
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The application of evidence based practice in the acute care hospital setting: A grounded theory study of the perspective of nurses in Western Australia
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Woman-centred ethics: A feminist participatory action research

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Sleep outcomes of older adults following online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for insomnia

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Barriers to Ghanaian midwives' ability to provide quality care: A Glaserian grounded theory study
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Experiences of caregivers around the final decision-making process of transferring an older person living with dementia to long-term care: A grounded theory study
  • Master of Nursing (Research), Self-efficacy in patients undergoing home dialysis: An integrative review
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