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Dr Gemma Doleman


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3527, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21425
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3527
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21425  


Gemma is a Lecturer within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.


Gemma has worked as a registered nurse for over 10years. She has experience in general medical/ surgical care prior to specialising in anaesthetic nursing within the tertiary hospital setting.

Professional Associations

  • Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Research Areas and Interests

  • Nursing workforce
  • Retention
  • Job satisfaction
  • Organisational communication
  • Nursing Practice environment.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2017.
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Edith Cowan University, 2007.


Recent Research Grants

  • Core WA Data Set and Conceptual Framework Phase 2,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2019 - 2021,  $26,045.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Doleman, G., Geraghty, S., De Leo, A., (2019), Midwifery student's perceptions of caring for substance-using pregnant women. Nurse Education Today, 76(5), 26-30, UK, Churchill Livingstone, DOI:
  • Geraghty, S., Doleman, G., De Leo, A., (2019), Midwives’ attitudes towards pregnant women using substances: informing a care pathway. Women and Birth, 31(6), 349-355, Australia, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2018.09.007.
  • O'Connor, A., Geraghty, S., Doleman, G., De Leo, A., (2018), Suicide ideation in the perinatal period: A systematic review. Mental Health And Prevention, 12(December 2018), 67-75, Germany, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.mhp.2018.10.002.
  • Doleman, G., Duggan, R., Boldy, D., (2014), An exploration of nursing research perceptions of registered nurses engaging in research activities at a metropolitan hospital in Western Australia. Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research, 21(3), 225-232, Netherlands, Elsevier BV, DOI: 10.1016/j.colegn.2013.04.006.
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