Rowena Ivers

MBBS, FRACGP, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor and Chair of Phase 3, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW

Development of a COVID-19 virtual community of practice in New South Wales: A qualitative study

In April 2020, a group of general practice leaders in NSW established a COVID-19 virtual community of practice to facilitate rapid transfer and implementation of clinical guidance into practice.

Demystifying human research ethics committee applications

This paper describes a step-by-step approach to ethics applications for research projects in primary care for new and inexperienced researchers and those new to primary care research.

Ethical considerations regarding the use of pooled data from electronic health records in general practice

Electronic health records have high potential to contribute to research and policy that benefits both individual patients and the broader community.

Malnutrition, nutritional deficiency and alcohol: A guide for general practice

This article reviews nutritional considerations in patients who drink at risky levels or have alcohol dependence. It aims to enhance GPs’ awareness of nutritional considerations in this patient group.

Nature Rx: Nature prescribing in general practice

Nature prescribing involves a health professional recommending time in nature so as to benefit health. This article provides guidance for the implementation of nature prescribing in general practice.

Sustainable general practice

The aim of this article is to outline the steps required to achieve and promote sustainability from practice operations through to clinical care and advocacy.