Elizabeth Sturgiss

Elizabeth Sturgiss FRACGP, PhD, BMed, MPH, MForensMed, FHEA, Senior Research Fellow, School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Monash University, Frankston, Vic

Trust within your team during a pandemic

The concept of trust is essential for high-functioning general practice teams during a pandemic.

Community-based access to oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19 in Australia

The process for antiviral prescription and dispensing in Australia is outlined using nationwide data.

COVID-19 and access to sexual and reproductive healthcare for young people: An overview of the international literature and policy

Support for young people to access timely and appropriate sexual and reproductive health during the COVID-19 pandemic should be a priority for policymakers around the world.

GPs at the Deep End: Identifying and addressing social disadvantage wherever it lies

The Deep End GPs of the Canberra Region is a grassroots organisation of general practitioners who work with at-risk people in Canberra and the surrounding region.

Older people, the digital divide and use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic

There may be multiple reasons why older people are not able to effectively access or engage with health technologies despite their availability.

What has the COVID-19 pandemic taught us about the use of virtual consultations in primary care?

The future of telehealth in primary care requires its coherent integration into clinical infrastructure and bolstering of community access and capacity to use both video and telephone modalities.

What strategies have been effective in optimising COVID-19 vaccine uptake in Australia and internationally?

Strategies that have successfully increased COVID-19 vaccine uptake may also be effective in enhancing uptake across a range of vaccine-preventable diseases.

The influence of therapeutic alliance on adult obesity interventions in primary care: A systematic review protocol

To improve the effectiveness of interventions in primary care, unpacking the how and why interventions work is important.

Type 2 diabetes remission in Australian primary care: Protocol for an implementation study of the DiRECT-Aus trial

Cross-sectional qualitative study exploring the implementation of a Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT) in Australia (DiRECT-Aus).

Using Normalisation Process Theory in general practice research

This study explores one theoretical framework, Normalisation Process Theory, to understand how it can be used in general practice research.