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2009 GP & PHC Research Conference: Program

Abstracts for each session can be viewed by clicking on the appropriate link.

Tuesday 14 July 2009

6.00-8.00

Registration open

6.00-8.00

Welcome reception
It all begins here - come and meet other delegates. Included in registration.

Wednesday 15 July 2009

8.00-5.30

Registration open

8.00-5.30

Speakers' preparation room open

9.00-12.00

Concurrent workshops (including morning tea)

  1. Research quality assessment - how should primary care respond to the challenge? - Parker Magin et al
  2. An inclusive approach to raising standards in general practice: working with a 'community of practice' (CoP) - Moyez Jiwa et al
  3. Primary health care reform: setting the research agenda - Gawaine Powell-Davies et al
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  4. A tool for assessing and guiding improvements in health centre systems: application in research, evaluation and development - Ross Bailie et al
  5. Making words matter: conducting ‘good’ qualitative research - Danielle Williams
  6. Narrative and organisational change - Trisha Greenhalgh
  7. Writing for publication - Frank Sullivan

12.00-1.30

Lunch + AAAGP Post Doctoral Lunch

1.30-3.00

Welcome to Country

 

Official Opening and Launch of Snapshot 2009 (The Hon Mark Butler MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Health)

Opening - Plenary 1: Driving Change in our region (Chair: Libby Kalucy)

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3.00-3.30

Afternoon tea

3.30-5.00

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. Aged care, palliative care and dementia
  2. Better care: ways and means
  3. Indigenous health
  4. Rural and remote health: consumers and community
  5. Wound care and complementary medicines
  6. Youth and activity

5.00-7.00

AAAGP poster reception
Join us for drinks and nibbles as you browse through more than 100 posters and chat with the authors about their work. Included in registration.

7.30

AAAGP Dinner - Walter’s Wine Bar
The prestigious Bridges-Webb medal will be awarded during the evening by Prof Charles Bridges-Webb and the recipient will be invited to give a brief response.

Thursday 16 July 2009

7.30-9.00

Breakfast session 1: Empowering primary health carers through research and education to improve the health of young people - Youth Health Research Interest Group

7.30-9.15

Breakfast session 2: AAAGP Heads of Departments meeting

8.00-5.30

Registration open

8.00-5.30

Speakers' preparation room open

9.30-11.00

AAAGP - Plenary 2: Driving Change with research
Chair: Marie Pirotta

11.00-11.30

Morning tea

11.30-1.00

Concurrent symposia

  1. Driving Change in chronic disease management: teamworking in general practice - Mark Harris et al
  2. Driving Change in Australian primary mental health care: the Access to Allied Psychological Services projects - Bridget Bassilios et al
  3. General practice in Australia, health priorities and policy 1998-2008 - Helena Britt et al
  4. The international experience of collaboratives - can one size fit all? - Dale Ford
  5. Understanding variation in quality of care in Indigenous primary health care - what does this mean for quality improvement? - Ross Bailie
  6. Driving Change with record linkage research - Frank Sullivan et al

1.00-2.30

Lunch

2.30-4.00

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. Better care: diabetes
  2. Medical workforce
  3. Partnerships and collaboration
  4. Policy
  5. Reproduction
  6. Rural and remote health

4.00-4.30

Afternoon tea

4.30-5.30

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. Better care: musculoskeletal
  2. eHealth
  3. Indigenous health: women and children
  4. Mental health
  5. Partnerships in research
  6. Research methodology

5.30 - 6.30

AAAGP AGM

7.30-midnight

Conference Dinner: Melbourne Aquarium
Dine with the sharks and some of the most magnificent tropical animals of the reef in the spectacular floor-to-ceiling Coral Atoll and visit the enchanting sea jellies in their own UV-lit room.

Friday 17 July 2009

7.30-8.45

Breakfast session 3: CAT got your data? GP researchers can reduce the time spent obtaining and collating non-identifiable practice data by using the Clincial Audit Tool - Sam Chakraborty et al

7.30-8.45

Breakfast session 4: Optimising access to ‘best practice’ primary health care - Elizabeth Comino et al

8.00-5.00

Registration open

8.00-2.00

Speakers' preparation room open

9.00-10.30

APHCRI - Plenary 3: Driving Change in the workforce

Assoc Prof Kirsty Douglas
Mr Philip Davies [View recordingView recording View recordingView transcript]

10.30-11.00

Morning tea

11.00-12.30

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. Assessment and screening
  2. Better care: women and children
  3. Building research capacity
  4. Equity and access
  5. Self-management
  6. Workforce support

12.30-1.30

Lunch + AAAGP Special Skills: Influencing policy

1.30-3.00

Concurrent paper sessions

  1. Better care: asthma and CVD
  2. Evaluation and indicators
  3. Mental health: families
  4. Resilience and abuse
  5. Roles in primary health care
  6. Workforce

3.00-3.30

Afternoon tea

3.30-4.30

Final - Plenary 4: Driving Change through reform
Chair: Ellen McIntyre

Panel: Driving change through reform: is our research making a useful contribution?
Facilitator: Julie McCrossin

Panellists:
Rob Moodie
Tony Hobbs
Mukesh Haikerwal
Rosemary Huxtable

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4.30-5.00

Awards and Farewells

Key dates

February 2009
Closing date for abstracts

 

April 2009
Early bird registration closes

15-17 July 2009
GP & PHC Research Conference


Australian Doctor

The GP & PHC Research Conference appreciates the support of Australian Doctor as Principal Sponsor of the Conference.