School of Population Health

Improving the effectiveness of medicines prescribing in primary care

SoPH Seminar
Event date : 
Wed, 10/08/2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Seminar is available by clicking on Teams Link available below under Further info URL

The seminar will discuss recent findings of a study concerning medicines-related hospitalisations in the last five years of life, with a comparison of metropolitan versus non-metropolitan populations. The study will be set in the context of a series of related work from UOW’s practice-based research network (GPREN), lessons learned from recent GPREN prescribing intervention studies and some proposals for future research directions.

About the presenters

Professor Andrew Bonney is a general practitioner and Roberta Williams Chair of General Practice in the Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong. He has been in clinical practice on the NSW south coast since 1992. He is Director of UOW’s General Practice Research and Education Network. Andrew’s research focusses on fostering high quality, equitable and sustainable primary care, with an emphasis on regional and rural Australia.

Professor Judy Mullan is the Associate Head of School Research and Research Training at the Graduate School of Medicine, the Academic Director for the Centre for Health Research Illawarra Shoalhaven Population and the Deputy Director of the General Practice Research and Education Network. Judy is a registered pharmacist and has been recognised nationally and internationally for her research into health services, primary care and medical education.

About the seminar series

The event is part of UNSW School of Population Health events series that brings together experts from diverse backgrounds and at different stages of their career to share insights and foster conversations. 

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Open to all
Cost : 
Free - no booking required
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UNSW School of Population Health
Contact for inquiries : 
Ravit Danieli-Vlandis at
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