Authors

Lauren Ball

AdvAPD, PhD, Principal Research Fellow, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Qld


What information can I share with my patients about nutrition during COVID-19?

In the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic, nutrition care that focuses on food security is imperative.


How has the COVID-19 pandemic influenced patient-centred care? Analysis of a qualitative collective case study by high-performing practice teams

This study identified new approaches to patient-centred care (PCC) that can guide other general practices and progress the health system towards policy-based PCC objectives.


Continuity of care: Vital, but how do we measure and promote it?

This paper examines the importance of, and challenges in, measuring and promoting continuity of care in Australia.


General practitioners with special interests: An integrative review of their role, impact and potential for the future

The past 15 years have witnessed an escalating interest in the role of the general practitioner with special interest in Australia and other countries.


How do healthcare providers support people with prediabetes to eat well? An in-depth, mixed-methods case study of provider practices

Healthcare providers value nutrition care, yet are limited by the healthcare system to provide comprehensive care to people with prediabetes.


Patient-centred care during the COVID-19 pandemic: Protocol for a qualitative collective case study by high‑performing general practice teams

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant disruption to general practice, and its impact on patient-centred care is not yet understood.


Postpartum nutrition: Guidance for general practitioners to support high-quality care

The postpartum period is a critical time within the life course for healthy eating goals to support both a woman’s long-term health and future potential pregnancies.


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.


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).