Publications and Presentations

The Broken Hill Centre for Rural and Remote Health Research

Publications and presentations

Bennett P, Gladman J. The inclusion of parents or carers in the consultation process of developing health promotion activities in the Australian context. Health Education Journal 2013; 72(1):70 - 85.

Bennett P, Jones D, Brown J, Barlow V. Supporting rural/remote primary health care placement experiences increases undergraduate nurse confidence. Nursing Education Today 2013; 33:166-172.

Cameron H, Boreland F, Morris J, Lyle D, Perkins D, Magin P, Marshall M, Zwar N. RDP: Placebo or active ingredient? The NSW and ACT Researcher Development Program 2005-2007. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2013; 19:59–67.

Daly M, Kumar K, Perkins D, Roberts C. Longitudinal integrated rural placements and learning: a social learning systems perspective. Medical Education 2013: 47: 352–361.

Daly M, Perkins D, Kumar K, Roberts C, Moore M. What factors in rural and remote extended clinical placements may contribute to preparedness for practice from the perspective of students and clinicians? Medical Teacher 2013; 35(11):900-907.

Fragar L, Inder K, Kelly B, Coleman C, Perkins D, Lewin T. Unintentional injury, psychological distress and depressive symptoms – is there an association for rural Australians? Journal of Rural Health 2013; 29:12-19.

Gladman J, Perkins D. Training Australian General Practitioners in Rural Public Health: Impact, desirability and adaptability of hybrid Problem Based Learning. Health Education Journal 2013; 72

Kirby, S, Dennis, S. Bazeley, P. & Harris, MF. "Why older patients of lower clinical urgency choose to attend the Emergency Department" (Letter to editor) Internal Medicine Journal 2013; 43(2):218.

Kirby S, Dennis SM, Bazeley P, Harris MF. Activating patients with chronic disease for selfmanagement: comparison of self-managing patients with those managing by frequent readmissions to hospital Austrlaian Journal of Primary Health 2013; 19:198-206.

Kirby SE, Vagholkar S, Bunker J, Dennis SM, Mutimbe M, Liaw S-T. How Integrated are Services for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Perceptions of patients and health care providers. Australian Journal of Primary Health (in press) Available online early 8th March 2013 at http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY12147

Laws RA, Fanaian M, Jayasinghe UW, McKenzie S, Passey M, Powell Davies G, Lyle D, Harris MF. Factors influencing participation in a vascular disease prevention lifestyle program among participants in a cluster randomized trial. BMC Health Services Research 2013 (in press). (Section: Organization, structure and delivery of healthcare)

Merritt J, Perkins D, Boreland F. Regional and Remote Occupational Therapy: A preliminary exploration of private occupational therapy practice. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal 2013; 60:276-287.

Moore M, Chaudhary R. Patients’ attitudes towards privacy in a Nepalese public hospital: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Research Notes.2013, 6:31.

Perkins D. Do we need rural health researchers living in rural Australia? (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2013; 21(1)1-2.

Perkins D. A powerpoint is for a conference, an article is forever. (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2013; 21(2):57-58.

Perkins D. Better rural health through research? (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2013; 21(3):137-138

Perkins D, Fuller J, Kelly BJ, Lewin TJ, Fitzgerald M, Coleman C, Inder KI, Allan J, Arya D, Roberts R, Buss R. Factors associated with reported service use for mental health problems by residents of rural and remote communities: cross-sectional findings from a baseline survey. BMC Health Services Research 2013, 13:157.

Saurman E, Lyle D, Perkins D, Roberts R. The successful provision of emergency mental health care to rural and remote NSW - an evaluation of the Mental Health Emergency Care-Rural Access Program. Australian Health Review (in press) Online early Dec 2013, available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH13050

Basnet B, Bhandari R, Moore M. Initial resuscitation for Australasian Triage Scale 2 patients in a Nepalese emergency department. Emergency Medicine Australasia 2012; 24(4):430-4.

Bennett, P., Bolte, K., Garne, Dr D., Giddey, J. (2012) Arts Based Intervention in Undergraduate Education: Collaboration between Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney and West Darling Arts. Program evaluation. Available at:
http://www.regionalartsnsw.com.au/publications/Arts%20Based%20Intervention%20Broken%20Hill.pdf

Bennett P, Brown J, Jones D, Barlow V. What do New Graduate Registered Nurses want from jobs in Rural/Remote Australian Communities? Journal of Nursing Management 2012; 20(4) 485-490.

Bolte K, Bennett P, Moore M. ENRICHing the rural clinical experience for under graduate health science students: A short report on inter-professional education in Broken Hill. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2012; 20(1):42-43.

Boreland F, Perkins D. Evaluation of Farm Health and Safety Toolkit for Rural General Practices’ Final Report. Rural Industries Research Development Corporation, 2012. Available at https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/items/12-033

Buykx P, Humphreys J, Wakerman J, Perkins D, Lyle D, McGrail M, Kinsman L, ‘Making evidence count’ - A framework to monitor the impact of health services research. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 2012; 20(2):51-58.

Cumming M, Boreland F, Perkins D. How well equipped are rural Primary Health Care nurses for palliative care? Australian Journal of Primary Health 2012; 18(4):274-283.

Harris MF, Fanaian M, Jayasinghe UW, Passey M, Lyle D , McKenzie S, Powell Davies G How well is GP management of SNAPW behaviours tailored to level of risk and readiness to change? Australian Journal of Primary Health 2012; 18(2):123 - 128.

Inder KJ, Handley TE, Fitzgerald M, Coleman C, Lewin TJ, Perkins D, Kelly BJ. Individual and district-level predictors of alcohol use: cross sectional findings from a rural mental health survey in Australia. BMC Public Health 2012; 12:586.

Kirby SE, Dennis SM, Bazeley P, Harris MF What distinguishes clinicians who better support patients for chronic disease self-management? Australian Journal of Primary Health, 2012;18(3):220-227

Kirby SE., Dennis SM, Jayasinghe UW, Harris MF. Unplanned return visits to emergency in a regional hospital. Australian Health Review, 2012. 36(3): p. 336-341.

Lesjak M, Boreland F, Lyle D, Sidford J, Fletcher J, Flecknoe-Brown S. Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: does it affect men’s quality of life? Australian Journal of Primary Health 2012; 18(4):284-288.

McKenzie SH, Jayasinghe UW, Fanaian M, Passey M, Lyle D, Powell Davies G, Harris MF. Socio-demographic factors, behaviour and personality: associations with psychological distress. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2012; 19(2): 250-257.

Moore M, Bhandari R. Attitudes of Nepalese Medical Students Toward Telling Patients a Diagnosis of Cancer. Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 2012; 1(2): 103-108.

Moore M, Bolte K, Bennett P. Innovative training for rural medical students. Clinical Teacher 2012; 9:238-242.

Passey ME, Laws RA, Jayasinghe UW, Fanaian M, McKenzie S, Powell-Davies G, Lyle D, Harris MF. Predictors of primary care referrals to a vascular disease prevention lifestyle program among participants in a cluster randomized trial. BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:234.

Perkins D. Building for the future of rural health. (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2012; 20(1):1-2.

Perkins D. Rural health research: what sort of investment is needed? (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2012; 20(2):49-50.

Perkins D. Rural residents need research. (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2012; 20(3):101-102.

Perkins D. Australian Journal of Rural Health: Coming of Age? (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health, 2012; 20(6):289

Perkins D. Fly in Fly Out and Drive in Drive Out – useful contribution or worrying trend? (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2012; 20(5):239

Roberts C, Daly M, Kumar K, Perkins D, Richards D, Garne D. A longitudinal integrated placement and medical students’ intentions to practice rurally. Medical Education 2012; 46: 179–191.

Thomas S, Lyle D, Boreland F. Improving access to and outcomes of blood lead screening for Aboriginal children in Broken Hill NSW Public Health Bulletin 2012; 23(11-12):234-238.

Fuller JD, Perkins D, Parker S, Holdsworth L, Kelly B, Roberts R, Martinez L, Fragar L. Effectiveness of service linkages in primary mental health care: a narrative systematic review part 1 BMC Health Services Research 2011; 11:72.

Fuller JD, Perkins D, Parker S, Holdsworth L, Kelly B, Roberts R, Martinez L, Fragar L. Building effective service linkages in primary mental health care: a narrative systematic review part 2. BMC Health Services Research 2011; 11:66

Humphreys J, Perkins D. Prof James Dunbar Editor in chief: an appreciation (Editorial) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2011; 19:3) .

Jones D. Grant-Thomson D, Bourne E, Lyle D. Investing in the future of rural and remote allied health and kids. Proceedings of the 11th National Rural Health Conference, editor Gordon Gregory, Perth WA, 13-16 March 2011. Canberra: National Rural Health Alliance, 2011. Available at http://nrha.org.au/11nrhc/papers/11th%20NRHC%20Jones_Debra_E3.pdf

Jones D, Grant-Thomson D, Bourne E, Clark P, Beck H, Lyle D. Model for Rural and Remote Speech Pathology Student Placements: Using Non-Traditional Sites and Partnerships. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2011; 19:52-53

Keast D. A survey of Koha in Australian special libraries : open source brings new opportunities to the outback. OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives 2011; 27(1):23-39.

Kelly BJ, Lewin TJ, Stain HJ, Coleman C, Fitzgerald M, Perkins D, Carr VJ, Fragar L, Fuller J, Lyle D. Beard JR. Determinants of mental health and well-being within rural and remote communities. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2011; 46(12):1331-42

Kelly B, Perkins D, Fuller F, Parker S. Shared care in mental health: A rapid review to inform implementation. International Mental Health Systems ;2011; 5:31

McIntyre E, Brun L, Cameron H. Evaluation of the Researcher Development Program of the Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation and Development Strategy: Australian Journal of Primary Health 2011. 17:114-121.

Novello DJ, Stain HJ, Lyle D, Kelly BJ Psychological distress of rural parents: Family influence and the role of isolation. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2011; 19:37-31

Perkins D. After careful consideration (Editorial ) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2011; 19:1-2.

Perkins D. Editorial The Australian Healthcare Reforms- better services for rural residents? Australian Journal of Rural Health 2011 19 (2) 57-8

Perkins D. Editorial More questions than answers? Australian Journal of Rural Health 2011: 19 (4) 165

Perkins DA, Barclay L, Browne KM, Blunden L-A, Fragar L, Kelly BJ, Lower T, Lyle DM, Saberi V, Stain, HJ , and Sidford JR. The Australian Rural Health Research Collaboration (ARHRC): Building collaborative population heath research in rural and remote NSW. New South Wales Bulletin of Public Health 2011; 22(2):23-26.

Saurman E, Perkins D, Roberts R, Roberts A, Patfield M, Lyle D. Responding to mental health emergencies: implementation of an innovative telehealth service in rural and remote NSW, Australia. The Journal of Emergency Nursing 2011; 37(5):453-459.

Saurman E, Perkins D, Lyle D, Patfield M, Roberts R. Mental Health Emergency Care - Rural Access Project: Assessing Rural and Remote Emergency Mental Health in western New South Wales Australia by Videoconference Technology. In Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Informatics: Concepts and Applications Eds Cashin A and Cook R. IGI Global. 2011: pg 191-203.

Thomas S, Lyle D, Boreland F. (2011) Review of Blood Lead Screening in Aboriginal Children in Broken Hill, Broken Hill Centre for Remote Health Research, University of Sydney, Broken Hill NSW

Bennett P, Petersen J, Barlow V, Jones D. What do new graduate registered nurses say they want from jobs in remote communities? Australian Journal of Rural Health 2010; 18:212-213.

Cameron H, Lyle D, Lesjak M, Morris J, Day H. Bringing oral health care to remote New South Wales. In A bright future for Rural Health: Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Rural and Remote Australian Health Care. Eds Larson A, Lyle D. Australian Rural Health Education Network, 2010. ISBN 978-0-9775687-3-4. pp 63-65.

Chan BC, Perkins D, Wan O, Zwar N, Daniel C, Crookes P, Harris MF ยง on behalf of the Team-link project team. Finding Common Ground? Evaluating an intervention to improve teamwork among primary health care professionals. International Journal for Quality Health Care. 2010; 22(6):519-524.

Fragar L, Stain HJ, Perkins D, Kelly B, Fuller J, Coleman C , Lewin TJ, Wilson J. Distress among rural residents - does employment and occupation make a difference? Australian Journal of Rural Health 2010; 18:25-31.

Fanaian M, Laws RA, Passey M, McKenzie S, Wan Q, Powell Davies G, Lyle D, Harris MF. Health improvement and prevention study (HIPS) - evaluation of an intervention to prevent vascular disease in general practice. BMC Family Practice 2010, 11:57.

Fuller J, Perkins D, Parker S, Holdsworth L, Kelly B, Fragar l, Martinez l, Roberts R (2010) Systematic review on service linkages in primary mental health care: informing Australian policy and practice, Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Canberra.

Kelly B, Perkins D, Fuller J and Parker S (2010) Shared Care for Mental Health Consumers, Expert Review commissioned by Sax Institute, on behalf of New South Wales Health Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Office.

Kelly BJ, Stain HJ, Coleman C, Perkins D, Fragar L, Fuller J, Lewin TJ, Lyle D, Carr VJ, Wilson J, Beard J. Mental Health and Well-Being within Rural Communities: the Australian Rural Mental Health Study (ARMHS). Australian Journal of Rural Health 2010; 18:16-24.

Lesjak M, Flecknoe-Brown S, Sidford J, Payne K, Fletcher J, Lyle D. Evaluation of a mobile screening service for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Broken Hill, a remote regional centre in far western NSW. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2010; 18:72-77.


Lesjak M, Lyle D, Flecknoe-Brown S. Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in Broken Hill, new South Wales. In A bright future for Rural Health: Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Rural and Remote Australian Health Care. Eds Larson A, Lyle D. Australian Rural Health Education Network, 2010. ISBN 978-0-9775687-3-4. pp20-22.

Lyle D. Foreword. In A bright future for Rural Health: Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Rural and Remote Australian Health Care. Eds Larson A, Lyle D. Australian Rural Health Education Network, 2010. ISBN 978-0-9775687-3-4. pp 5-6.

Lyle D, Perkins D. Health Workforce Australia - for all? (Editorial ) Australian Journal of Rural Health 2010; 18:179-180

McIntyre E, Brun L, Cameron H, Lyle D. (2010). Evaluation of the Researcher Development Program (RDP) of the Primary health Care Research, Evaluation and Development (PHCRED) Strategy: the Fellows’ perspective. Adelaide: Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, Discipline of General Practice, Flinders University. Available at http://www.phcris.org.au/phplib/filedownload.php?file=/elib/lib/downloaded_files/publications/pdfs/phcris_pub_8328.pdf

Passey M, Fahnian M, Lyle D, Harris. M Assessment and management of lifestyle risk factors in rural and urban general practices in Australia . Australian Journal of Primary Health 2010; 16:81-86.

Perkins D, Hamilton M, Saurman E, Luland T, Alpren C, Lyle D. The GP Clinic - Promoting access to primary health care for mental health service clients. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 2010; 18(6): 217-222.

Perkins D, Lyle D. Australian health reforms: opportunity or threat? (Editorial). Australian Journal of Rural Health 2010; 18:91-92.. Editorial.

Saurman E, Perkins D, Roberts R, Patfield M, Lyle D. Better mental health emergency care access for rural and remote Australians. In A bright future for Rural Health: Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Rural and Remote Australian Health Care. Eds Larson A, Lyle D. Australian Rural Health Education Network, 2010. ISBN 978-0-9775687-3-4. pp 45-47.

Webster S, Lopez V, Allnutt J, Clague L, Jones D, Bennett P. Undergraduate nursing students’ experiences in a rural clinical l placement. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2010; 18: 194-198.

Boreland F, Lesjak M, Lyle D. Evaluation of home lead remediation in an Australian mining community. Science of the Total Environment, 408 (2009), 202-208.

Boreland F, Lyle D. Using performance indicators to monitor attendance at the Broken Hill blood lead screening clinic. Environmental Research 2009; 109:267-272.

Cameron H, Dupal P, Viewpoint; Rural pathology under the microscope. Aust. J. Rural Health (2009) 17, 222-223

Dennis S, May J, Perkins D, Zwar N, Sibbald B, Hasan I. What evidence is there to support skill mix changes between GPs, pharmacists and practice nurses in the care of elderly people living in the community?. Australian and New Zealand Health Policy 2009, 6:23

Garne DL, Perkins DA, Boreland FT, Lyle DM. Frequent users of the RFDS primary clinic and aeromedical services in remote NSW: a quality study. Submitted Medical Journal of Australia 2009; 191(11/12):602-604

Haysom L, Williams R , Hodson E, Lopez-Vargas P, Roy LP, Lyle D, Craig JC. Diagnostic accuracy of urine dipsticks for detecting albuminuria in indigenous and non-indigenous children in a community setting. Pediatric Nephrology 2009; 24: 323-331.

Haysom L, Williams R , Hodson E, Lopez-Vargas P, Roy LP, Lyle D, Craig JC. Risk of CKD in Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous children: a population-based cohort study. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2009; 53(2): 229-237

Haysom L, Williams R, Hodson E M, Lopez-Vargas P A, Roy L P, Lyle DM, Craig J C. Natural History of chronic kidney disease in Australian Indigenour and non-Indigenous children: a 4-year population-based follow-up study. Medical Journal of Australia. 2009; 190((6):321-331.

Lesjak M. A day at the races: does alcohol strength make a difference? Australian and new Zealand Journal of Public Health 2009; 33(4):395-396Letter to the Editor.

Newman C, Martin E, McGarry DE, Cashin A. A survey of a videoconference community of professional development for rural and urban nurses. Rural and Remote Health 2009; 9:1134 (Online).

Perkins D. Making good research useful: another step on the journey. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2009; 17:69-70. Editorial.

Perkins D. Editorial peer review: the key to quality and relevance. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2009; 17:223-230

Powell Davies G, Perkins D, McDonald J, Williams A. Integrated primary health care in Australia. International Journal of Integrated Care (in press).

Saurman E, Perkins D, Lyle D. The Mental Health Emergency Care – Rural Access Project First Year Evaluation Report. Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-9752257-3-8

Selden, S. Unravelling the Primary Health Care (PHC) maze locally: rhetoric, reality and potential promise of primary health care in an isolated / remote setting. PhD Thesis, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, 2009.

Taggart J, Schwartz A, Harris MF, Perkins D, Powell Davies G, Proudfoot J, Fanaian M, Crookes P, on behalf of the General Practice Teamwork Project. Facilitating teamwork in general practice: moving from theory to practice. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2009; 15:1-5.

Boreland F, Lesjak M, Lyle D. Managing environmental lead in Broken Hill: a public health success. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2008; 19(9-10): 174-179.

Boreland F, Lyle D. Screening children for elevated blood lead: learnings from the literature. Science of the Total Environment 2008; 390(1):13-22.

Glasgow NJ, Marley J, Kristjanson L, Donovan J, Hall, S, Harris M, Lyle D, Kerr E, Rayner F. Bringing evidence to bear on policy processes: The Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute. Medical Journal of Australia . Pyrmont: Apr 21 2008. Vol. 188, Iss. 8; pg. S46, 4 pgs

Heading G. Rural obesity, healthy weight and perceptions of risk: Struggles, strategies and motivation for change. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2008, 16:86-91.

Kardamanidis K, Lyle D, Boreland F. Environmental lead management in Broken Hill: addressing decreasing blood lead screening rates. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2008; 19(9-10): 180-182..

Kirby S, Chong J, Frances M, Powell Davies G, Perkins D, Zwar NA, Harris MF. Sharing or shuffling? The realities of chronic disease care in general practice. (Research letter) Medical Journal of Australia, 2008; 189(2): 77.

Lesjak M, McMahon G, Zanette L. Alcohol harm and cost at a community level: data from police and health. Journal of Rural and Remote Health 8: 878.

Liddle J, Jones T, Lesjak M, Milat A, Lyle D, Webster E. Influencing Population Health Performance: What Area Health Service Staff Think About Health Standards. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2008; 19: 117-120.

Lyle D, Hobba J, Lloyd K, Bennett D, George T, Giddings N, Giffin N, Chew PCL, Harris M, Heading G. Mobilising a rural community to lose weight: Impact evaluation of the WellingTonne Challenge. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 2008; 16:80-85.

Misan G, Lesjak M, Fragar L. Health of rural populations. In: A Textbook of Australian Rural Health. Eds Liaw S-T & Kilpatrick S. Australian Rural Health Education Network, Canberra, 2008. pp71-81.

Perkins D. Mental health academics in the university departments of rural health: roles and contributions. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2008; 16: 325-326. Editorial.

Perkins D, Harris MF, Tan J, Christl B, Taggart J, Fanaian M. Engaging participants in a complex intervention trial in Australian General Practice. BMC Research Methodology, 2008; 8:55

Perkins D Lyle D. Rural and remote public health in Australia: An introduction to the special issue. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2008; 16: 51.

Powell Davies G, Williams A, Larsen K, Perkins D, Roland M, Harris M. Coordinating primary health care: a systematic review. Medical Journal of Australia 2008; 188(8):S65-S68 (Suppl).

Haysom L, Hodson E, Williams R, Roy LP, Lyle D, Craig JC. Early chronic kidney disease in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australian children: remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage or race? Kidney International 2007; 71(8):787-94.

Heading GS; Fuller JD; Lyle DMand Madden DL. Using problem-based learning in public health service based training. [online]. NSW Pub Health Bull, 2007 Jan-Feb; 18 (1-2): 9-13.

Liddle J, Lyle D, Lesjak M, Milat A, Webster E, Jones T. Influencing Population Health Performance: Introduction of standards for Area Health Services in New South Wales. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2007; 18(1-2): 17-21.

Lyle D, Klineberg I, Taylor S, Jolly N, Fuller J, Canalese J. Harnessing a University to address the rural health workforce shortage in Australia. Aust. J. Rural Health (2007) 15, 227-233

Martin E & O’Reilly S. Consumer collaboration in health education. Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multidisciplinary Journal 2007; 8(3):87-94

Perkins D, Larsen K, Lyle D, Burns P. Securing and retaining a mental health workforce in Far Western New South Wales. Aust. J. Rural Health (2007) 15, 94-98

Boreland F & Lyle, DM. Lead dust in Broken Hill homes: effect of remediation on indoor lead levels. Environmental Research 2006;100:276-283

Boreland F., Lyle D., Wlodarczyk J., Balding WA. Lead Dust in Broken Hill Homes: Relationship between House Dust and Children's Blood Lead Levels. Environmental Health; Volume 6, Issue 4; 2006; 15-24.

Everingham, C., Heading, G, & Connor, L. Couples Experiences of Postnatal Depression: A Framing Analysis of Cultural Identity, Gender and Communication. Social Science & Medicine. 2006 62: 1745-1756


Lyle D, Morris J, Garne D, Jones D, Walker T, Pitt M, Weston R. Value adding through regional coordination of rural placements for all health disciplines: The Broken Hill experience. Aust. J. Rural Health (2006) 14, 244–248.

Lyle D, Phillips A, Balding W, Burke H, Stokes D, Corbett S & Hall J. Dealing with lead in Broken Hill – trends in blood lead levels in young children 1991 – 2003. Science of the Total Environment 2006, 359(1-3):111-119

Magin P, Adams, Heading G, Pond D, Smith W. The causes of acne: An exploratory qualitative study of patient perceptions of acne causation and their implications for acne care". Dermatology Nursing, 2006, 18(4): 344-349

Magin, P., Adams, J., Heading, G., Pond, D., Smith, W. The Psychological Squelae of Acne Vulgaris: Results of a qualitative study. Canadian Family Physician. 2006, 52:979-985..

Magin, P Adams J, Heading G., Pond D, Smith W. CAM therapies in acne, psoriasis and atopic eczema: results of a qualitative study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2006, 12(5):451-457.

Burns, P & Gooden K. Information sharing strategy. Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal 2005: 29(1) pp22 – 23 & 28

Garne D, Watson M, Chapman S, Byrne F. Environmental tobacco smoke research published in the journal Indoor and Built Environment and associations with the tobacco industry. The Lancet 2005. 365(9461):804-809.

Magin P, Adams J, Heading G, Pond D & Smith W Patient’s perceptions of isotretinoin, depression and suicide: a qualitative study. Australian Family Physician. 2005;34(9):795-797.

Perkins D & Lyle D. Is the Far West Mental Health Integration Project making a difference? The General Practitioner Perspective. Australian Journal of Primary Care. 2005: 11:32-37.

Wakerman J, Chalmers E, Humphreys J, Clarence C, Bell A, Larson A, Lyle D, Pashen D. Sustainable chronic disease management in remote Australia. MJA 2005 183(10):S59-S63.

Askew D, Del Mar C, McAvoy B, Lyle D. “ General practice research”. In General Practice in Australia. 2004. Commonwealth Department of Health & Aging, Canberra.

Kennedy C , Burke H, Telfer B, McAnulty J, Lambie B, Moreton A, Gosbell I. Improving our understanding of, and the control of, community methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: development of a trial sentinal surveillance program in the far west of New South Wales. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2004. 15(4):78-80.

Laycock A . (2004) The Alcohol Handbook for Frontline Workers. Broken Hill Centre for Remote Health Research. An initiative of the Alcohol Community Development Project FWAHS

Perkins D & Lyle D. Far West Mental Health Integration Project Evaluation Report. 2003. Australian Government Department of Health and Aging, Canberra.

Wehrhan, M . Quality of care and outcomes: a report for the Broken Hill Regional Diabetes Centre. MPH Treatise, University of Sydney, Dec 2003.

Boreland F, Lyle DM, Wlodarczyk J, Balding B & Reddan S. Lead dust in Broken Hill homes: a potential hazard for young children? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2002; 26(3):203-207.

Lyle DM. “Infrastructure support for rural practitioners.” In The New Rural Health – an Australian text. Oxford University Press, 2002.

Lyle DM, Balding B, Burke H & Begg S. NSW lead management program in Broken Hill. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2001; 12(6): 165-167

Lyle DM, Kerr C. Building capacity in rural health. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2001; 12(6): 159-161.

Humphreys, J. S., Lyle, D., Wakerman, J et al. Roles and Activities of the Commonwealth Government University Departments of Rural Health. Aust J Rural Health 2000:8;120-133.

Articles submitted

Perkins D, Daly M. What is the evidence for clinical placements in underserved areas? (Invited commentary) Medical Education (Submitted April 2013)

Bennett P, Bolte K, Garne D,, Giddey J. ENRICH: Enhanced Rural remote Inter-professional Cultural Health Arts Based Intervention in Undergraduate Education July 2011. Submitted to Arts and Humanities in Higher Education (submitted August 2011)

Lyle D, Morris J, Garne D, Jones D, Walker T, Pitt M, & Weston R. Value adding through regional coordination of rural placements for all health disciplines: The Broken Hill experience.
Submitted to the Australian Journal of Rural Health. (June 2006)

Haysom L, Hodson E, Williams R, Roy LP, Lyle D, Craig JC. Early chronic kidney disease in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australian children: remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage or race? Submitted to Lancet 2006

Schofield D, Page S, Lyle D, Walker T. Baby boomer generation: how demographic change will impact on city and rural GP and nursing workforce. Submitted to Australian & new Zealand Journal of Public Health 2005

Lesjak M, Stokes D, Mayne D, Kennedy C, Burke H, Burns P and Seward K The use of data loggers to monitor vaccine storage temperatures throughout Far West Area Health Service. Submitted to Public Health Bulletin 2005.

Non-peer reviewed reports

Perkins D, Daly M. What is the evidence for clinical placements in underserved areas? (Invited commentary) Medical Education (Submitted April 2013)

Bennett P, Giddey J. An arts-based intervention in undergraduate health education. Partyline: the newsletter of the National Rural Health Alliance 2012; 43 (March): 51-52.

Bennett E, Salomon J, Bennett P. International Midwives Day 2012 – Broken Hill. Midwifery Matters 2012; Spring, 28.

Gough N, Lesjak MS, Kirby S, The Broken Hill Aboriginal Community Working Party, Lyle D. The Impact of Lead and a change in Lead Guidelines for Broken Hill An inquiry into community concern and desire for action. Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, 2012: Broken Hill NSW

Bennett P, Beck H-L, Jones D, Garne D, Bolte K. Art in Health – an integrated approach to health education in a rural/remote setting 11th National Rural Health Conference, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, 13-16 March. Conference paper, abstract only reviewed. Available at http://nrha.org.au/11nrhc/papers/11th%20NRHC%20Bennett_Paul_C8.pdf

McIntyre E, Brun L, Cameron H, Lyle D. Evaluation of the RDP Program: The Fellows’ perspective. PHC RIS Infonet 2010, 14(4):5.

Jones D, Naden K, Barlow V, Bennett P. Supporting Rural and Remote Parents and Carers in Understanding Pathways into Health Careers. Integrating rural and remote parents and carers into a Nursing Academy Experience. Rural Health: the place to be… Proceedings of the 10th National Rural Health Conference, Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Qld, 17-20 May 2009

Keast D. wwww: W(h)ither the World Wide Web? Australian Rural Health Education Network Newsletter, July/Aug 2009, p4.

Keast D. Meeting the challenges in information service provision for rural health professionals. Incite 2009; 30(12):13-14.

Keast, D, Oneill, S, Morris, J. Meeting the challenges in information service provision for rural health professionals. Positioning the profession. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Medical Librarianship. 2009. Available at http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/eserv/UQ:179787/n4_1_Thurs_Keast_part1.pdf

Keast, D. The loneliness of the long distance blogger – using blogs to reach isolated rural health professionals. Positioning the profession. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Medical Librarianship. 2009. Available at http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/eserv/UQ:180024/n4_1_Thurs_Keast_part2.pdf

Perkins D, Kelly B, Stain H, Coleman C, Lyle D, Fragar L, Fuller J, Lewin T, Carr V, Beard J. Living in a rural community- determinants and outcomes of mental health. Rural Health: the place to be… Proceedings of the 10th National Rural Health Conference, Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Qld, 17-20 May 2009. Published conference paper, abstract only peer-reviewed.

Broken Hill Community Drug Action Team. Submission No. 28 to Strategies to reduce alcohol abuse among young people in NSW (Parliamentary Inquiry). Available at
http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/Prod/parlment/committee.nsf/0/9751746AD2E58466CA257B2D001FD846 [accessed 20th March 2013] (Lesjak Mis a member of the BHCDAT).

Boreland F. Program update. PHCRIS Infonet 2008; 12(5):7

Canalase J, Lyle D. Guest editor’s message. Curriculum Matters: the newsletter of the Office of Medical Education, 2(2):1.

Flecknoe-Brown S. How to treat iron deficiency. Australian Rural Doctor 2008, April, pp15-18.

Lesjak M, Boreland F. Protecting children from lead in Broken Hill. In Touch: the newsletter of the Public health Association of Australia, 2008. 25(11): 5.

Kardamanidis K, Boreland F, Lyle D. Review of blood lead screening in Broken Hill pre-school aged children. Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney. ISBN 978-0-9752257-2-1

Perkins D, Powell-Davies G, Braithwaite J, Harris M. Evaluation Report of the NSW Hospitalist Pilot Program. Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of NSW, Sydney. Contract DOH 06/55. 2008

Guidelines for Australian Health Libraries, 4th ed, Canberra, Australian Library and Information Association, 2008 ISBN 9780868045551. Available at http://www.alia.org.au/policies/health.libraries.html
(Keast D is Member of Working Party. Chair : Melanie Kammerman

Dunn S, Ellis I, Jones D, Murray A. Invited discussion paper on new models of primary and community care. Contribution to the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission, 2008

Connor, L., Pond, D., Everingham, C., Heading, G., Gray, K. Laudine, C., Building Communities of Support for Parenting. Report of Preliminary Findings. The University of Newcastle. 2006

Liddle J, Jones T, Webster E, Milat A, Lyle D, Lesjak M. Population Health Standards for Area Health Services. Evaluation Report. Greater Western Area Health Service 2006.

Dalby, J. Achieving Healthy Weight - Lessons from America. Intouch: Newsletter of the Public Health Association of Australia Inc, September 2006Vol 23(8):16

Dalby, J. Report by Janet Dalby, 2005 Churchill Fellow. Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. 2006.

Kennedy, C. Health in the Murdi Paaki. Broken Hill Centre for Remote Health Research, July 2005

Larsen K, Perkins D, Lyle D, Fergusson S. Securing and Retaining a Mental Health Workforce in Rural and Remote NSW. Report to Greater Western Area Health Service. Centre for Equity and Primary Health Research in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven.S 2005

Horsburgh T, D. Lyle. Review of Royal Flying Doctor Service medical database South Eastern Section and Western Operations. Prepared for RFDS, 2001.

Boreland F, Lyle DM, Wlodarczyk J, Balding B & Reddan S. Lead dust in Broken Hill homes: a potential hazard for young children? Broken Hill Environmental Lead Centre Scientific Report Series 2000

Phillips A, Lyle DM, Reddan S, Balding B, Stokes D & Boreland F. Dealing with lead in Broken Hill – trends in blood lead levels in young children 1991-1999. Broken Hill Environmental Lead Centre Scientific Report Series 2000.

Lesjak M & Lyle DM. 1994 community survey of risk factors for children with elevated blood lead levels. Broken Hill Environmental Lead Centre Short Report Series 2000.

Lyle DM, Balding B, Burke H, Corbett S, Begg S & Kerr C. Dealing with lead in Broken Hill – a public health approach. Broken Hill Environmental Lead Centre Scientific Report Series 2000.

Conference Presentations & Posters

Boreland F, Lyle D, Brown A, Perkins D. Access and acceptability: Improving participation in blood lead screening among young children in Broken Hill. Innovation and Achievement - making the difference in rural health. NSW Rural Health and Research Congress 2013. Glasshouse Port Macquarie, 21 - 23 October 2013.

Jones D, Lyle D, Roberts C, Murray R, Zaknich F, Roberts A. Community–Campus Partnerships and service learning: harnessing untapped potential for rural Australia. Strong commitment, bright future: 12th National Rural Health Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, 7-10 April 2013.

Jones D. Community-campus partnerships and service-learning. Rural and Remote Health Education and Research Colloquium, Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton, September 9-10, 2013.

Jones D. Service-learning and health workforce development models for rural and remote communities. Audience was academic and undergraduate students predominately. Rural and Remote Health Education and Research Colloquium, Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health Geraldton, September 9-10, 2013.

Kirby S, McCarron T, Johnson P, Moore M. Managing sugar in the bush. Allies for better primary health care, 2013 PHC Research Conference; Hilton Sydney, July 10-12, 2013. (Poster)

Kirby S, McCarron T, Moore M, Johnson P, Perkins D, Lyle D. "Does Nurse-led Diabetes Care Work in Remote Locations?" Innovation and Achievement - making the difference in rural health. NSW Rural Health and Research Congress 2013. Glasshouse Port Macquarie, 21 - 23 October 2013. (Poster)

Kirby S, Mutimbe M, Vagholkar S, Dennis S, Teng S-L. How good is multidisciplinary care in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)? Allies for better primary health care, 2013 PHC Research Conference; Hilton Sydney, July 10-12, 2013.

Kirby S, Perkins D, Lyle D. How can we make education, training and supervision interventions more effective for recruitment and retention in the rural and remote primary health care workforce?. Allies for better primary health care, 2013 PHC Research Conference; Hilton Sydney, July 10-12, 2013. (Poster)

Lesjak M, Hammond S, Schultz K. Broken Hill Drink Safe Initiative: a community response to alcohol. A “fair go” for health: tackling physical, social and psychological inequality. Public Health Association of Australia 42nd Conference, Hilton on the Park, Melbourne, 16-18 September, 2013.

Martin E. Using a movie to measure and challenge the myths of mental illness- Do the myths of Mental Illness still exist? 5th Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium, Mercure Hotel, Geelong, 14 - 16 October 2013. (Poster)

Martin E. Can a movie change beliefs about mental illness? Making the most of change: Building mental health futures. 16th NSW Rural Mental Health Conference, The Commercial Club, Albury. 12-13 November 2013.

Martin E. Building mental health futures for Social Work Students. Making the most of change: 16th NSW Rural Mental Health Conference, The Commercial Club, Albury. 12-13 November 2013.

Martin E, Crawford V. Facing the challenge together – How we are working towards Cultural Competence in the Far West of NSW, 5th Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium, Mercure Hotel, Geelong, 14 - 16 October 2013.

Martin E, Mitchell F, Working Towards Cultural Competence in Far West NSW. Making the most of change: 16th NSW Rural Mental Health Conference, The Commercial Club, Albury. 12-13 November 2013.

Moore M, Daly M, Perkins D, Kumar K Roberts C. What factors affect medical students’ preparedness for practice during extended placements in rural and remote settings? Learning, technology, context. Remote Medical Education Conference, Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane, June 28-29, 2013.

Perkins D. The Australian Rural Mental Health Cohort Study: key learnings. Allies for better primary health care, 2013 PHC Research Conference; Hilton Sydney, July 10-12, 2013.

Saurman E, Lyle D, Kirby S, Perkins D, Roberts R. Hospital use of the Mental Health Emergency Care-Rural Access Program (MHEC). Strong Commitment. Bright Future, 12th National Rural Health Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, 7-10 April 2013.

Jones D, Brunero C. Innovation in Teaching – Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health Clinical Training Rural and remote practice: Totally wild. 2012 SARRAH Conference. Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston, Tasmania. 20-23 September 2012, (Invited presentation)

Kirby S, Perkins P. Realist Review of Education, Training and Supervision Models in Rural and Remote Primary Health Care (Poster). NSW Rural Health and Research Congress 2012, Wagga Wagga RSL, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 5-7 November 2012.

Lyle D, Jones D. Enhancing what is spoken in Broken Hill Inspire. 2012 Conference Health Workforce Australia 13-14 November 2012, Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne.

MacKay M, Bennett P, Beck H, Brighton R, Jones D, Tillott S. Transforming the cultural awareness of undergraduate nursing students through emersion into a rural and remote clinical placement.2012, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses (CATSIN) “Getting’ there” 14th National Conference and Annual General Meeting, 19 – 21 September 2012, Mercure Hotel, Brisbane.

Moore M. GPs and health in 'outback' Australia: building a rural workforce.' Role of general practitioners in primary health and emergency care - present and future. General Practitioners Association of Nepal Conference, November 25-26 2012, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal.

Perkins D, Boreland F, Lower A, Fragar L. Rural health providers - improving farmer health and safety. 11th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, 1-4 October 2012, Wellington, New Zealand. (Poster)

Perkins D, Kirby S. Research Writing Workshop. NSW Rural Health and Research Congress 5-7 November 2012, RSL, Wagga Wagga, NSW. (Workshop)

Bennett P, Beck H-L, Jones D, Garne D, Bolte K. Art in Health – an integrated approach to health education in a rural/remote setting 11th National Rural Health Conference, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, 13-16 March 2011.

Boreland F, Lyle D, Brown A, Perkins D. Evaluation of finger-prick screening for elevated blood lead among Broken Hill children. Submitted to Sustaining Rural Health Through Research, 4th Rural Health research Colloquium, Dubbo RSL Club Retreat Conference Centre, Dubbo, NSW, 11-13 October 2011.

Boreland F, Perkins D, Lower T, Fragar L, Depzcynski J, Stain H, Passey M, Campigli L. Evaluation of the ‘Farm Health and Safety Toolkit for Rural General Practitioners’. Submitted to Sustaining Rural Health Through Research, 4th Rural Health research Colloquium, Dubbo RSL Club Retreat Conference Centre, Dubbo, NSW, 11-13 October 2011.

Jones D. Grant-Thomson D, Bourne E, Lyle D. Investing in the future of rural and remote allied health and kids. Rural and remote Australia – the heart of a healthy nation. 11th National Rural Health Conference, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, 13-16 March 2011. .

Hinton K, Harvey D,. Rushforth A, Martin E. A Person-Centred Mental Health Workshop for the Health and Welfare Workforce: Consumer Collaboration, The essential ingredient. Consumers Reforming Health Conference, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, 18-21 July 2011.

Hinton K, Martin E, Harvey D, Rushforth A. Person-Centred Mental Health Workshop: Consumer Collaboration, The essential ingredient. Resilience in Change TheMHS (The Mental Health Services) Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, 6 -9 September 2011.

Hinton K, Rushforth A, Martin E, Harvey D. Person-Centred Mental Health Workshop: Consumer Collaboration, The essential ingredient. Resilience in Change TheMHS (The Mental Health Services) Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, 6 -9 September 2011. (Poster)

Kickett L, Martin E, Williams J, Naden K, Mitchell L. Grrlfriends- Girls Reaching Resilience Living Strong. Resilience in Change TheMHS (The Mental Health Services) Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, 6 -9 September 2011.

Jones D, Lyle D, Holland B, Shelton S Reinventing the Health Career Pipeline for workforce development and healthy communities in Remote Australia Poster Presentation at 34th National Rural Health Association Conference in Austen Texas 2-6 May 2011.

Martin E, Radford R, Holland M. Salvation Army Recovery and Wellness Project. Resilience in Change TheMHS (The Mental Health Services) Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, 6 -9 September 2011.

Martin E, Turner L. Men's Group the Movie - A vehicle for Collaborative Community Mental Health promotion. Resilience in Change TheMHS (The Mental Health Services) Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, 6 -9 September 2011.

Merritt J, Perkins D, Boreland F. Occupational Therapy Private practice in Regional and Remote Australia. Sustaining Rural Health Through Research, 4th Rural Health research Colloquium, Dubbo RSL Club Retreat Conference Centre, Dubbo, NSW, 11-13 October 2011.

Perkins D, Lyle D, Bell E, Griffin T Getting into print: the keys to publication seminar. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 11th National Rural Health Conference, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, 13-16 March 2011.

Roberts C, Kumar K, D Perkins, D Garne, D Richards, M Daly, D Lyle. “I got to experience.....so much! ” Multi-university work-based learning in Far West New South Wales. Rural and remote Australia – the heart of a healthy nation. 11th National Rural Health Conference, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, 13-16 March 2011.

Thomas S, Boreland F, Lyle D. Improving access to blood lead level screening for Aboriginal Children in Broken Hill. Submitted to Sustaining Rural Health Through Research, 4th Rural Health research Colloquium, Dubbo RSL Club Retreat Conference Centre, Dubbo, NSW, 11-13 October 2011.

Turner L, Martin E. Men's Group the Movie - A vehicle for Collaborative Community Mental Health promotion. Resilience in Change TheMHS (The Mental Health Services) Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, 6 -9 September 2011. (Poster)

Boreland F, Cameron H, Perkins D, Lyle D. PhD Boot Camp – pilot of a program to better inform potential PhD candidates. Submitted to Primary health care research and health reform: Improving care. 2010 General Practice and Primary health Care Research Conference, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, 30 June – 2nd July 2010. (Poster)

Boreland F, Lesjak M, Lyle D. Evaluation of Home Lead Remediation in an Australian Mining Community. 2010 Are You Remotely Interested? Conference, Mt Isa Civic Centre & Red Earth Boutique Hotel, Mt Isa, Queensland, 20-22 August 2010.

Cumming M, Boreland F. How do Primary Health Care Nurses in Rural and Remote Communities Feel about Providing Palliative Care? Hands on in the Hunter: Innovation, Inclusiveness and Integration. 2010 NSW State Palliative Care Conference, Cypress Lakes Resort, Hunter Valley 2-5 November 2010.

Fragar F, Stain H, Perkins D. Promoting mental health - are we focussing on the most needy sector of our rural communities? Submitted to "Winds of Change: New Perspectives on Rural and Remote Mental Health" The 2nd Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium Novotel Brighton le Sands, Sydney, 29th - 30th September 2010.

Fuller J, Perkins D, Kelly B. Effective service links in primary mental health care: the evidence. TheMHS Conference, Sydney 14-17 September 2010.

Garne D, Kumar K, Roberts C, Perkins D, Hudson JN, Newbury J Clinical education in the ‘bush’: a multi-university partnership in rural and remote medicine. 7th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference, Singapore, 4 - 8 February 2010.

Kumar K, Roberts C, Perkins D, Garne D, Newbury J, Hudson JN. “It’s the kind of thing you don’t learn in textbooks”: Experiences of community-engaged learning. Global Community Engaged Medical Education Muster 2010, 18 - 21 November 2010 - Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, Rowland Flat, South Australia

McIntyre E, Brun L, Cameron H, Lyle D. Evaluation of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Development Program (RDP): the Fellows’ Perspective. Focusing our Research on Patients. Scottish School of Primary Care Annual Conference 2010, Creiff Hydro Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland, 27-28 April 2010. (Poster)

Perkins D, Fuller J, Parker S, Holdsworth L, Kelly B, Fragar L, Martinez L, Roberts R. How effective are different service linkage strategies in primary mental health care? Primary health care research and health reform: Improving care. 2010 General Practice and Primary health Care Research Conference, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, 30 June – 2nd July 2010.

Taylor J, Fuller J, Perkins D, Larkins S, Preston R. Service linkages and partnerships for improved primary health care. Primary health care research and health reform: Improving care. 2010 General Practice and Primary health Care Research Conference, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, 30 June – 2nd July 2010. (90 minute symposium)

Balnaves E, Keast DA. Open source systems bring Web 2.0 to special libraries. Positioning the Profession. 10th International Congress on Medical Librarianship. Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, 31 August- 4 September.2009

Beck H, Garne D, Jones D. Introducing undergraduate medical students to a whole of community aged care experience in rural and remote NSW. Ageing in a changing environment. 2009 Australian Association of Gerontology Rural Conference, Broken Hill Entertainment Centre, Broken Hill, NSW, 1-2 April 2009.

Boreland F, Lyle D. Lessons from lead abatement strategies: the Broken Hill experience. Physicians Week 2009, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sydney, NSW, 17-20 May 2009. (Invited paper)

Boreland F, Lyle D, Perkins D. Protecting children from lead in environments with multiple lead sources. Submitted to Rural Health: the place to be… 10th National Rural Health Conference, Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Qld, 17-20 May 2009. (Poster)

Cameron H. How do rural and remote clinicians access and translate research evidence into clinical practice?. Building a healthier future through research. 3rd Rural Health Research Colloquium, North Coast Area Health Service, Ballina, NSW, 27-29 October 2009. (Poster.)

Fanaian M, Harris M, Passey M, Lyle D. GP’s Assessment and management for lifestyle risk factors in rural and urban general practices in Australia. Driving Change. General Practice & Primary Health Care Conference, Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, 15-17 July 2009. (Poster)

Keast D, Morris J, O'Neill S, Miles A, Toms A. Delivering library services to isolated rural health professionals: web 2.0, blogs and the tyranny of distance. Positioning the Profession. 10th International Congress on Medical Librarianship. Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, 31 August- 4 September.2009. pages Published conference paper, abstract only peer-reviewed.

Keast, DA, Czuchnowski, J, Balnaves, E, Balnaves J. The origins of Inter Library Loan in Australia in relation to special libraries. 9th Australian Library History Conference to be held at Swinburne University Prahran Campus from 25-27 June
2009.

Jones D, Naden K, Bennett P. Today’s youth, tomorrow’s health workforce Keynote Address, 2009 Australian Association of Gerontology Rural Conference, Broken Hill Entertainment Centre, Broken Hill, NSW, 1-2 April 2009

Lyall P, Perkins D, Garne D, Boreland F. Remote medical student placements: views from students and their clinical supervisors. Local and Global Perspectives of Rural and Remote Medicine. University of Western Australia Rural Clinical School Scientific Meeting, Edith Cowan University, Bunbury, Western Australia, 7-9 August 2009.

Morris J, Perkins, D, Lyle D, Boreland F, Magin PJ, Zwar N, Marshall M, Cameron H. “The Researcher Development Program: an investigation of participant experiences in NSW & ACT 2005-2007.” Driving Change. General Practice & Primary Health Care Conference, Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, 15-17 July 2009.

Saurman E, Perkins D, Lyle D, Roberts R, Patfield M. Mental Health Emergency Care – Rural Access Project Evaluation. Building a healthier future through research. 3rd Rural Health Research Colloquium, North Coast Area Health Service, Ballina, NSW, 27-29 October 2009.

Scott L, Shepherd E. The role of the primary technician in quality use of medicine in outback hospitals. Across the Divide. Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia) Medicines Management Conference. 5-8 November 2009, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth. (Poster)

Barlow V, Bennett P, Jones D, Naden K. Getting it right for undergraduate nurses and rural and remote communities. Rural and Remote Health Conference 2008: Information / Inspiration / Innovation ..........connecting the dots. Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour, NSW 20 - 22 November 2008

Barlow V, Bennett P, Jones D. Grabbing the rural remote health workforce challenge by the throat. Rural and Remote Health Conference 2008: Information / Inspiration / Innovation ..........connecting the dots. Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour, NSW 20 - 22 November 2008

Bennett P, Peterson J, Jones D, Barlow V. Strong Foundations Remote Recruitment Gains. Submitted to 13th National Nurse Educators Conference, Southee Complex, Sydney Showground, Sydney. 8-11th September 2008.

Boreland F, Lyle D. Tools for monitoring participation in voluntary blood lead screening programs. Submitted to Are you remotely interested? 2008 Remote Health Conference, Redearth Boutique Motel, Mt Isa, Queensland, 15-17 August 2008.

Coleman C, Kelly B, Stain HJ, Lewin T, Lyle D, Perkins D, Lesjak M, Beard J. Rural socio-environmental factors and mental health. Sea change in psychiatry Australian Society for Psychiatric Research Conference, Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, NSW, 2-5 December 2008.

Dennis S, Zwar N, Griffiths R, Perkins D, May J, Hasan I, Sibbald B. Optimising skill-mix in the primary health care workforce for the care of older Australians. Health for All? 2008 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, 4-6 June 2008. (Poster)

Indigenous Staff Network. Indigenous Staff network working for Indigenous community. Are you remotely interested? 2008 Remote Health Conference, Redearth Boutique Motel, Mt Isa, Queensland, 15-17 August 2008. Presented by Kickett A on behalf of the ISN.

Jones D, Bennett P, Barlow V. Strong Foundations Remote Recruitment Gains. Celebrating professional excellence in nursing. Royal College of Nursing Australia Annual Conference, Sheraton Perth, Perth, WA, 25-27 September 2008.

Jones D, Naden K. Putting nursing into the pipeline. Are you remotely interested? 2008 Remote Health Conference, Redearth Boutique Motel, Mt Isa, Queensland, 15-17 August 2008.

Kardamanidis K, Shultz K, Boreland F, Lyle D. Community consultation: Why do parents no longer present their children for lead tests every year? A Global World -Practical Action for Health and Well Being. Population Health Congress, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, July 6-9 2008. (Poster)

Kelly B, Stain HJ, Coleman C, Lyle D, Perkins D, Fragar L, Fuller J, Lewin T, Carr V, Beard J. Living in a rural community: determinants and outcomes of mental health: Australian Rural Mental Health Study. Sea change in psychiatry Australian Society for Psychiatric Research Conference, Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, NSW, 2-5 December 2008.

Lesjak M, Sidford J, Flecknoe-Brown S, Fletcher J, Lyle D. Rural Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Rural and Remote Health Conference 2008: Information / Inspiration / Innovation ..........connecting the dots. Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour 20-22 November 2008.

Lyall P, Boreland F, Garne D, Perkins D. Remote Medical Student Placements: Views from students and their clinical supervisors. A celebration of diversity. WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 2-5 October 2008.

Martin E, Smith V. Heard it on the grapevine - communication and continuity of care. Uncorking Rural Mental Health. 13th NSW Rural Mental Health Conference. Cypress Lakes Resort, Hunter Valley, NSW, 26-28 November 2008.

Martin E, McGarry D, Cashin A. Building Community Across Geographic Boundaries: New Brushstrokes On A Broad Canvas. Mental Health Nursing - A Broad Canvas: The art of mental health nursing in the age of technology and science. 34th International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, The Sebel & Citigate Albert Park Hotel, Melbourne, 6-10 October 2008.

Martin E, Rushforth A, Harvey D, O'Reilly S. Evaluation Of An Innovative Workshop For Nursing Students On Person Centred Care In Mental Health. Mental Health Nursing - A Broad Canvas: The art of mental health nursing in the age of technology and science. 34th International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, The Sebel & Citigate Albert Park Hotel, Melbourne, 6-10 October 2008.

May J, Dennis S, Zwar N, Hasan I, Perkins D, Griffiths R, Sibbald B.. Skill mix innovation in the rural primary health care workforce - can this be systematised? Health for All? 2008 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, 4-6 June 2008

Morris J, Traynor V, Marshall M, Perkins D, Boreland F, Zwar N on behalf of the NSW PHC RED Collaboration. The Researcher Development Program: An initial exploration of NSW participants’ experience. (Poster) Health for All? 2008 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, 4-6 June 2008. (Poster)

Naden K. Stepping back, looking forward. Are you remotely interested? 2008 Remote Health Conference, Redearth Boutique Motel, Mt Isa, Queensland, 15-17 August 2008

Naden K, Bennett P, Jones D. Nursing Academy: Kids achiving real insight into nursing gains. (Poster) Rural and Remote Health Conference 2008: Information / Inspiration / Innovation ..........connecting the dots. Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour, NSW 20 - 22 November 2008.

Powell-Davies G, Perkins D, McDonald J, Williams A. Integrated Primary Health Care in Australia. Future of Primary Health Care in Europe Conference, University of Southampton, England from 15 - 17 September, 2008. Paper invited by international Journal of Integrated Care

Perkins D, Larsen K, McDonald J, Williams A, Powell Davies G, Harris M, Lester H. What contribution can generalist PHC Staff make to mental health care in Australia? Health for All? 2008 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, 4-6 June 2008.

Selden S, Lyle D and Perkins D. Unravelling a PHC maze … locally. Better by a Country Mile: Solutions to Aboriginal Chronic Disease in Rural and Remote Australia. Rural and Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Chronic Disease Conference. Broken Hill Entertainment Centre, Broken Hill, NSW, 15-16 May 2008

Sidford J, Ogle J, Lyle D,, Coleman C, Stain H, Kelly B. Notes from the Outback: lessons in conducting mental health research in a remote region. Uncorking rural mental health. 13th NSW Rural Mental Health Conference. Cypress Lakes Resort, Hunter Valley, NSW, 26-28 November 2008

Stain HJ, Lewin T, Coleman C, Kelly B, Carr V, Fragar L. Perkins D, Fuller J. Mental health and the social impact of drought: comparisons of farmer and non-farmer rural and remote residents. Sea change in psychiatry Australian Society for Psychiatric Research Conference, Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, NSW, 2-5 December 2008.

Taggart J, Schwartz A, Harris M, Perkins D, Powell-Davies G, Proudfoot J, Fanaian M, Crookes P. Making an impact on chronic care through teamwork in general practice. Health for All? 2008 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, 4-6 June 2008. (Poster).

Bennett P, Jones D, Peterson J. Getting it right for Remote Western NSW communities and undergraduate nursing students. Growing together for impact and sustainability: 4th Biennial NSW Primary health Care Research and Evaluation Conference, Swiss Grand Resort, Bondi Beach, Sydney, 29-30 November 2007.

Boreland F, Lesjak M & Lyle D. Managing environmental lead in Broken Hill; a public health success. Standing up for rural health: learning from the past, action for the future. 9th National Rural Health Conference, 7-10 March 2007. Albury, NSW. (Poster)

Boreland F, Lesjak M, Lyle D. Managing environmental lead in Broken Hill; a public health success. Building a healthier future through research. 2nd Rural Health Research Colloquium, 15-17 May, 2007. UDRH Centre, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, NSW, Australia.

Indigenous Staff Network of the Australian Rural Health Education Network. Indigenous researchers for Indigenous health research. Standing up for rural health: learning from the past, action for the future. 9th National Rural Health Conference, 7-10 March 2007. Albury, NSW. [Gladman J & Kickett A are members of the Indigenous Staff Network).

Jones C, Perkins DA, Hare L, Lyle D. Accessible and acceptable means to improve mental health services in rural and remote Australia. Building a healthier future through research. 2nd Rural Health Research Colloquium, 15-17 May, 2007. UDRH Centre, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, NSW, Australia.

Keast, D.A. "Blogging the outback : the GWAHS Libraries Blog" " Focus on the User Envioronment", N.S.W. Health Libraries Forum, 8/11/2007 Gosford Hospital.

Lesjak M, McMahon G, Zanette L. Reality Check - alcohol at a community level. Submitted to Reality Check: Inequalities and health – tackling the differentials. 38th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference, 23-26th September 2007. Alice Springs Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Liddle J, Jones T, Webster E, Milat A, Lyle D, Lesjak M. Population Health Standards: lessons from a pilot evaluation in the Greater Western Area Health Service (GWAHS). Building a healthier future through research. 2nd Rural Health Research Colloquium, 15-17 May, 2007. UDRH Centre, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, NSW, Australia. (Poster)

Naden K, Jones D. Opening Doors and Breaking Down Barriers; A whole of community approach to supporting Indigenous secondary school students in accessing ongoing educational pathways. South East Asia and Oceania Regional Health Impact Assessment Conference, UNSW Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity 8-9 November, 2007.

Naden K, Jones D. Opening Doors and Breaking Down Barriers; A whole of community approach to supporting Indigenous secondary school students in accessing ongoing educational pathways. Shaping the Future. 4th Faculties of EdHealth Conference. Crowne Plaza, Terrigal, NSW, 15- 16 Nov.07

Passey M, Heading G, Barnett L, Amoroso C, Kennedy E, Harris M. Diabetes prevention in rural general practice - synergy in GP and consumer views. Building a healthier future through research. 2nd Rural Health Research Colloquium, 15-17 May, 2007. UDRH Centre, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, NSW, Australia.

Payne K, Lesjak M, Lyle D, Flecknoe-Brown, Dyer C. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Rural Disadvantage – Rationale for Screening. Building a healthier future through research. 2nd Rural Health Research Colloquium, 15-17 May, 2007. UDRH Centre, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, NSW, Australia. (Poster)

Selden S, Lyle D, Perkins D. Unravelling a PHC maze locally. Growing together for impact and sustainability: 4th Biennial NSW Primary health Care Research and Evaluation Conference, Swiss Grand Resort, Bondi beach, Sydney, 29-30 November 2007.

Walter D, Hobba J, Boreland F, Lyle D, Lloyd K. How the media saw the WellingTONNE Challenge: analysis of the portrayal of a health promotion project and the impact on the community. Growing together for impact and sustainability: 4th Biennial NSW Primary health Care Research and Evaluation Conference, Swiss Grand Resort, Bondi beach, Sydney, 29-30 November 2007.

Boreland F, Lyle D. Factors affecting attendance at the Broken Hill Child and Family Health blood lead screening clinic. Optimising Impact, 2006 GP & PHC Research Conference, 5-7 July, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Dalby J. Investigation of whole-of-community approaches to healthy weight promotion in the USA – hints for Australia. Optimising Impact, 2006 GP & PHC Research Conference, 5-7 July, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Heading G, Lyle D, Bennett P. Struggles with weight loss in remote Australia - a qualitative study. Optimising Impact, 2006 GP & PHC Research Conference, 5-7 July, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Heading G. The Desirability of Problem Based Learning for Australian and International Rural GP Registrar Trainees. Evaluation in Emerging Areas Australasian Evaluation Society International Conference 2006, 4-7 September, Holiday Inn Esplanade, Darwin

Heading G, Lyle D, Fuller J, Madden L, Burke H, Balding W, Bell G, Terry J. Maximising Public Health Learning: PBL within an rural training retreat. From the Bush to Bondi, 37th Annual Public Health Association of Australia Conference, 25-27 September 2006. Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour.

Lyle D, Hill M, Ragenovich J, Weston R. The Broken Hill Way. Partnerships – the key to rural and remote health services. Fourth National Ambulance Rural and Remote Symposium, 25-27 October 2006. Department of Rural Health, Broken Hill.

Lyle D & Pearson, L. The grey nomads. Partnerships – the key to rural and remote health services. Fourth National Ambulance Rural and Remote Symposium, 25-27 October 2006. Department of Rural Health, Broken Hill.

Martin E & Larwood B. Survey of patients that “Did not wait” at the Broken Hill Emergency Department. Rural critical Care Conference 06, 25-26 August 2006. Entertainment Centre, Broken Hill. (Non-peer reviewed conference).

Martin E & O’Reilly S. Consumer collaboration in health education. Interdisciplinary Learning for Interprofessional Practice. 8 - 9 November 2006. Uni SA, Adelaide.

Martin E & O’Reilly S. Consumer Collaboration in Education. NSW Rural Mental Health Conference 2006 29th November – 1st December, Orange, NSW

Muir M, Downey B, Pond D, Graham A, Heading G, Sams R. Wylie K. Art or exercise programs in high dependency residential aged-care. What insights can be gained through the use of Dementia Care Mapping? Diversity in Aging, Australian Association of Gerontology 39th National Conference, 22-24 November 2006, Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney.

Muir M, Jewell S, Kerrigan S, Pond D, Graham A, Heading G, Tipping R, Jenkins D, Wylie K. The journey of proving that art therapy makes a difference. Inaugural Conference Australian and New Zealand Art Therapy Association, October 2006.

Muir P, Pond D, Graham A, Heading G, Jenkins D, Wylie K. Memories and meringues. (Poster). Australian Catholic Healthcare Conference, August 2006. Melbourne.

Muir M, Pond D, Graham A, Heading G, Jenkins D, Wylie K. Positive action can reduce emotional pain. Year of Pain in the Elderly Forum. 2006. Calvary Retirement Community, Cessnock, NSW.

Muir M, Pool J, Carter R, Pond D, Graham A, Heading G, Jenkins D, Wylie K. We hope our PAL will become your ‘pal’. 9th National Diversional Therapy Association Conference, September 2006, Newcastle, NSW.

Boreland F, Lyle D, Heading G. Factors affecting attendance at the Broken Hill Child and Family Health blood lead screening clinic: a study proposal. Cultivating Capacity: Building a research community in primary health care. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research Evaluation Conference, Carlton Crest hotel, Sydney, 1-2 December 2005.

Garne DL, Horsburgh T, Oldman G, Wakatama A, Lyle DM. Analysis of patient use of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in remote far western NSW. Vital Links Forum at the Sydney General Practitioner Conference and Exhibition, Homebush Bay, Sydney 22nd May 2005.

Haysom L, Hodson E, Williams R, Lyle D, Craig J. Prevalence and risk factors for chronic kidney disease markers of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children – a population based study. 41st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Nephrology, Wellington Convention Centre, NZ, 5-7 September 2005.

Heading G, Lyle D, Bennett P. Weight and Risk Logics: The meaning of overweight, obesity and risk in remote Australia. Cultivating Capacity: Building a research community in primary health care. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research Evaluation Conference, Carlton Crest hotel, Sydney, 1-2 December 2005.

Kelly BJ, Stain HJ, Carr VJ, Beard JR, Fragar L, Lewin TJ, Lyle D, Hourihan F. Measuring the mental health of rural communities: how can we do it better? The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists: Joint CINP/ASPR Scientific Meeting, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, 7-9 December 2005.

Kennedy C, Burke H, Gosbell I, Barbagiannakos, Lambie P & Morton A. Community MRSA in far western NSW – epidemic or endemic? Getting research right for policy and practice. 2005 General Practice & Primary Health Care Research Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, 26 – 28 July 2005.

Lyle D. Interdisciplinary aspects in rural and remote health. 3rd Rural and Remote Ambulance Symposium. 22-23 September 2005. Mildura VIC.

Lyle D & Burke H. How well do current workforce models meet the challenge? Standing on the Edge. Meeting the Challenge of rural workforce and education. 22 July 2005. South Murwillumbah NSW.

Magin P, Pond D, Smith W, Adams J, Heading G, Goode S. “Psychological sequelae of skin disease psychiatric disease or emotional distress?" Cultivating Capacity: Building a research community in primary health care. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research Evaluation Conference, Carlton Crest hotel, Sydney, 1-2 December 2005.

Selden S, Lyle D, Perkins D. Why is there a need for research focusing on unravelling the PHC maze locally? Cultivating Capacity: Building a research community in primary health care. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research Evaluation Conference, Carlton Crest hotel, Sydney, 1-2 December 2005. (Paper)

van der Neut J, Lyle D, Boreland F. Incidence of symptomatic and minimum trauma fractures in the lead mining town of Broken Hill: a descriptive study in progress. Cultivating Capacity: Building a research community in primary health care. 3rd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research Evaluation Conference, Carlton Crest hotel, Sydney, 1-2 December 2005.

van der Neut J. The research journey – a metaphorical tale. 2nd Rural Allied Health Conference Sydney 27, 28 October 2005.

Walker, T. Career pathways for Aboriginal PHC workers in remote NSW...the rewards and the challenges. Australian Resource Centre for Hospital Innovations Conference, Feb 2005.

Walker, T. Improving the health of remote communities by educating their own. 36th Annual Public Health Association of Australia Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 25-28 September 2005.

Walker, T. Pictures tell a thousand stories…graduates at remote sites use art to evaluate nursing. 23rd National Council of Remote Area Nurses Conference, Darwin, Northern Territory, 22-25 September 2005.

Walker, T. How are you feeling? Managing depression in remote areas. 36th Annual Public Health Association of Australia Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 25-28 September 2005.

Boreland F & Lyle D. Needs assessment: research training and support needs in Western NSW. What’s [not] working? How do we know? 2003 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Sheraton Brisbane Hotel, Brisbane, 2-4 June 2004.

Burns, P. Far West Well Person’s Health Check. Australasian Health & Research Data Managers Association Inc 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting, Carlton Crest Hotel, Sydney 21-22 October, 2004.

Garne DL, Horsburgh T, Oldman G, Wakatama A, Lyle DM. Analysis of patient use of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in remote far western NSW. Australasian Society of Aviation Medicine Conference, Adelaide 16-19 September 2004.

Haysom L, Hodson EL, Williams R, Roy LP, Lyle DM, Craig JC. ARDAC : Antecedents of Renal Disease in Aboriginal Children in NSW. 13th Congress of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association, Adelaide Convention Centre Adelaide, 31 August – 2 September 2004. (Poster)

Lyall P, Garne D, Lyle D. .New directions: academic framework for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. 47th Annual Scientific Convention of the RACGP, Melbourne 30 September – 1 October 2004. (Poster)

Lyle D. Medical Education in a Rural Setting. Aviation Medicine Association of Victoria Annual Scientific Conference, Broken Hill NSW 6-8 March 2004

Perkins D, Lyle D, Sanders T. Successful integration of mental health services in a remote setting – Far West New South Wales. What’s [not] working? How do we know? 2003 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Sheraton Brisbane Hotel, Brisbane, 2-4 June 2004.

Beard J, Lyle D, Fragar L. Australian Rural Health Research Collaboration. NSW Health Capacity Building Infrastructure Grants Workshop. Sydney 28 October 2003.

Beard J, Lyle D, Fragar L. Australian Rural Health Research Collaboration. The University of Sydney School of Public Health Research Presentation Day Sydney 7 November 2003.

Boreland F & Lyle D. Developing research skills among primary health professionals – a graduate certificate in population health research methods. Primary Health Care Research: Evolution or Revolution? 2003 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, National Convention Centre, Canberra, 18-20 June 2003.

Corbett S, Morgan G, Balding W, Reddan S, Beggs S, Lyle D, Burke B. An evaluation and randomised trial of home lead remediation in Broken Hill, a lead mining community in far western New South Wales. Local Solutions, Smart Future: 2003 conference and celebration Port Pirie, South Australia, 29-30 Sept 2003.

Lyle D & Boreland F. Community remediation programs: introduction and overview. Local Solutions, Smart Future: 2003 conference and celebration Port Pirie, South Australia, 29-30 Sept 2003.

Perkins D. & Lyle D. No resident psychiatrist: building a primary mental health service in Far West New South Wales. Putting Down Roots: building a research community in primary health care. 2nd Annual NSW Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference, All Seasons Premier Menzies Hotel, Sydney, 19-20 September, 2003.

Selden S, Wyman D. A Primary Health Care Training program in response to community health service demands – a Far West (NSW) experience. 4th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Workers’ Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, 15-18 June 2003.

Walker J, Lyle D, Pashen D, Beard J, Wakerman J. Addressing rural and remote health workforce issues: what role for University Departments of Rural Health? The Art and Science of Healthy Community – sharing country know-how. 7th National Rural Health Conference, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania, 1-4 March 2003.

Boreland F. Lead management in Broken Hill: the importance of research and evaluation in targeting a community based program. Research from the ground up. 2002 NSW Primary Health Care Research Conference, Sydney, 20-21st September, University of Sydney, Holme Building, Sydney.

Boreland F. Lead management in Broken Hill: the importance of research and evaluation in targeting a community based program. Our Community – answers from within. 3rd Victorian Small Rural Communities Health Conference, Hepburn Springs, 16-17th October, 2002. The Springs Retreat, Hepburn Springs, Victoria.

Boreland F. Ruralnet. Research – making a difference to health and health care. 2002 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Melbourne, 30th & 31st May 2002, Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne

Boreland F & Lyle D. Effect of remediation on indoor lead levels in Broken Hill homes. Research – making a difference to health and health care. 2002 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Melbourne, 30th & 31st May 2002, Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne. (Poster)

Boreland F & Lyle D. Getting started in research. Research from the ground up. 2002 NSW Primary Health Care Research Conference, Sydney, 20-21st September, University of Sydney, Holme Building, Sydney.

Boreland F, Lyle DM, Wlodarczyk J & Balding WA. Relationship between house dust and children’s blood lead levels in Broken Hill. Research – making a difference to health and health care. 2002 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Melbourne, 30th & 31st May 2002, Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne. (Poster)

Boreland F & Traynor V. Research networks: What, who and how? Research – making a difference to health and health care. 2002 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Melbourne, 30th & 31st May 2002, Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne.

Lyle D. Research priorities in rural health. 2002 Cell 2 Society Conference, 18th & 19th September 2002, Fairmont Resort, Laura, NSW.

D. Lyle, A. Phillips, W. Balding & H. Burke. Trends in blood lead levels among young Broken Hill children 1991 to 1999. Research – making a difference to health and health care. 2002 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Melbourne, 30th & 31st May 2002, Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne (Poster)

T. Horsburgh, G. Oldman, A. Wakatama & DM Lyle. Access to, and use of, the Royal Flying Doctor Service medical service in far western NSW. Research – making a difference to health and health care. 2002 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Melbourne, 30th & 31st May 2002, Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne. (Poster)

Chinnery D, Lyle D & Usherwood T. Factors influencing the retention of physicians in remote areas and Aboriginal communities in Australia. 4th WONCA World Rural Health Conference, 15-19 August 2000. Calgary Alberta Canada.

Chinnery D, Lyle D & Usherwood T Occupational stress, work satisfaction and work preferences among general practitioners working in rural and remote areas of Australia. Workshop on Rural Health presented to the Second Research Conference: From Cell To Society, The University of Sydney Medical Foundation and College of Health Sciences. 1-2 November, 2000, Leura NSW.

Lyle DM. Achievements in rural health. Australian College of health Service Executives Year 2000 Conference. 7-9 June 2000, Sydney NSW Australia.

Lyle DM. The context of rural practice. National Association of Health Education and research Organisations Workshop. September 2000, Canberra ACT Australia.

Lyle DM. Rural health an overview. Rural Health Research Symposium, From Cell To Society 2. The University of Sydney Medical Foundation and College of Health Sciences. 1-2 November, 2000, Leura NSW.

Lyle DM. Primary Health Care Research Capacity Building Program NSW Partnerships in Primary Care 2000. Alliance of Divisions State Forum. 4 November 2000, Wollongong NSW Australia.

Lyle DM et al. University Departments of Rural Health, Infront Outback Conference. 23-25 February 2000. Toowoomba Queensland Australia.

Lyle DM & Burke H. Structural determinants of health developments in far western NSW: A Case Study. Australian College of Physicians Annual Scientific Conference. 1-3 May 2000, Adelaide SA Australia.

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