Dr Jo Longman

Research Fellow
University Centre for Rural Health, School of Public Health

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Biographical details

Jo Longman has a PhD in Social Psychology and a Masters in Public Health and has lived and worked in the UK, Australia and Nepal. Her research career has been based in a wide variety of academic, community and health service settings, and has primarily been qualitative. She has undertaken research across a broad range of topics and has worked with people who are long-term unemployed, those with literacy and numeracy needs, children and teachers in classrooms, and clinicans, managers and policy makers in health services. Jo is currently working on a number of mixed methods rural health projects including in severe chronic disease management and potentially preventable hospitalisation, tobacco control and maternity services.

Research interests

Tobacco Control (smoke-free homes, support for cessation in pregnancy)

Chronic disease and potentially preventable hospitalisation

Maternity services (rural birthing services)

The mental health effects of rural river flooding

Qualitative methods

Evaluation

Teaching and supervision

Research skills (qualitative methods)

International links

United Kingdom

(University of Birmingham (Dr Laura Jones)) Joint projects on smoke-free homes

United Kingdom

(University of Liverpool (Prof Jude Robinson)) Joint projects on smoke-free homes

Selected publications & creative works

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Journals

  • Longman, J., Kornelsen, J., Pilcher, J., Kildea, S., Kruske, S., Grzybowski, S., Robin, S., Rolfe, M., Donoghue, D., Morgan, G., Barclay, L. (2017). Maternity services for rural and remote Australia: barriers to operationalising national policy. Health Policy, 121(11), 1161-1168. [More Information]
  • Tran, T., Longman, J., Kornelsen, J., Barclay, L. (2017). The development of a caseload midwifery service in rural Australia. Women and Birth, 30(4), 291-297. [More Information]
  • Rolfe, M., Donoghue, D., Longman, J., Pilcher, J., Kildea, S., Kruske, S., Kornelsen, J., Grzybowski, S., Barclay, L., Morgan, G. (2017). The distribution of maternity services across rural and remote Australia: does it reflect population need? BMC Health Services Research, 17, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Barraclough, F., Longman, J., Barclay, L. (2016). Integration in a nurse practitioner-led mental health service in rural Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 24(2), 144-150. [More Information]
  • Durst, M., Rolfe, M., Longman, J., Robin, S., Dhnaram, B., Mullany, K., Wright, I., Barclay, L. (2016). Local birthing services for rural women: Adaptation of a rural New South Wales maternity service. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 24(6), 385-391. [More Information]
  • Barclay, L., Kornelsen, J., Longman, J., Robin, S., Kruske, S., Kildea, S., Pilcher, J., Martin, T., Grzybowski, S., Donoghue, D., Rolfe, M., Morgan, G. (2016). Reconceptualising risk: Perceptions of risk in rural and remote maternity service planning. Midwifery, 38, 63-70. [More Information]
  • Passey, M., Longman, J., Robinson, J., Wiggers, J., Jones, L. (2016). Smoke-free homes: what are the barriers, motivators and enablers? A qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis. BMJ Open, 6(3), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Passey, M., Ewald, D., Rix, E., Morgan, G. (2015). Admissions for chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions - a useful measure of potentially preventable admission? BMC Health Services Research, 16(1), 472. [More Information]
  • Passey, M., Longman, J., Johnston, J., Jorm, L., Ewald, D., Morgan, G., Rolfe, M., Chalker, B. (2015). Diagnosing Potentially Preventable Hospitalisations (DaPPHne): protocol for a mixed-methods data-linkage study. BMJ Open, 5(11), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Pilcher, J., Donoghue, D., Rolfe, M., Kildea, S., Kruske, S., Oats, J., Morgan, G., Barclay, L. (2014). Identifying maternity services in public hospitals in rural and remote Australia. Australian Health Review, 38(3), 337-344. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Passey, M. (2013). Children, smoking households and exposure to second-hand smoke in the home in rural Australia: analysis of a national cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open, 3(7), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Passey, M., Ewald, D. (2013). Sharper tools - chronic conditions and avoidable admission. The Medical Journal of Australia, 199(6), 395-396. [More Information]
  • Barclay, L., Longman, J., Schmied, V., Burns, E., Sheehan, A., Rolfe, M., Fenwick, J. (2013). The professionalising of breast feeding-Where are we a decade on? Midwifery, 29(5), e32-e33. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Passey, M., Singer, J., Morgan, G. (2013). The role of social isolation in frequent and/or avoidable hospitalisation: rural community-based service providers' perspectives. Australian Health Review, 37(2), 223-231. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Rolfe, M., Passey, M., Heathcote (nee Jong), K., Ewald, D., Dunn, T., Barclay, L., Morgan, G. (2012). Frequent hospital admission of older people with chronic disease: a cross-sectional survey with telephone follow-up and data linkage. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Barclay, L., Longman, J., Schmied, V., Sheehan, A., Rolfe, M., Burns, E., Fenwick, J. (2012). The professionalising of breast feeding-Where are we a decade on? Midwifery, 28(3), 281-290. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Singer, J., Gao, Y., Barclay, L., Passey, M., Pirotta, J., Heathcote, K., Ewald, D., Saberi, V., Corben, P., Morgan, G. (2011). Community based service providers' perspectives on frequent and/or avoidable admission of older people with chronic disease in rural NSW: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 11(265), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Jones, L., Atkinson, O., Longman, J., Coleman, T., McNeill, A., Lewis, S. (2011). The Motivators and Barriers to a Smoke-Free Home Among Disadvantaged Caregivers: Identifying the Positive Levers for Change. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 13(6), 479-486. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Pritchard, C., McNeill, A., Csikar, J., Croucher, R. (2010). Accessibility of chewing tobacco products in England. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 372-378. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Fares, J., Chung, K., Passey, M., Longman, J., Valentijn, P. (2017). Analysing Stakeholder Advice Networks: An Australian Integrated Health Care Project. Project Management Institute (PMI) Australia Conference 2017, Sydney: Project Management Institute (PMI).

Research Reports

  • Longman, J., Barraclough, F., Barclay, L. (2012). Evaluation of the Nimbin Integrated Services Project, Final Report 25 July 2012, (pp. 3 - 43). Lismore, Australia: The University of Sydney.

2017

  • Fares, J., Chung, K., Passey, M., Longman, J., Valentijn, P. (2017). Analysing Stakeholder Advice Networks: An Australian Integrated Health Care Project. Project Management Institute (PMI) Australia Conference 2017, Sydney: Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • Longman, J., Kornelsen, J., Pilcher, J., Kildea, S., Kruske, S., Grzybowski, S., Robin, S., Rolfe, M., Donoghue, D., Morgan, G., Barclay, L. (2017). Maternity services for rural and remote Australia: barriers to operationalising national policy. Health Policy, 121(11), 1161-1168. [More Information]
  • Tran, T., Longman, J., Kornelsen, J., Barclay, L. (2017). The development of a caseload midwifery service in rural Australia. Women and Birth, 30(4), 291-297. [More Information]
  • Rolfe, M., Donoghue, D., Longman, J., Pilcher, J., Kildea, S., Kruske, S., Kornelsen, J., Grzybowski, S., Barclay, L., Morgan, G. (2017). The distribution of maternity services across rural and remote Australia: does it reflect population need? BMC Health Services Research, 17, 1-13. [More Information]

2016

  • Barraclough, F., Longman, J., Barclay, L. (2016). Integration in a nurse practitioner-led mental health service in rural Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 24(2), 144-150. [More Information]
  • Durst, M., Rolfe, M., Longman, J., Robin, S., Dhnaram, B., Mullany, K., Wright, I., Barclay, L. (2016). Local birthing services for rural women: Adaptation of a rural New South Wales maternity service. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 24(6), 385-391. [More Information]
  • Barclay, L., Kornelsen, J., Longman, J., Robin, S., Kruske, S., Kildea, S., Pilcher, J., Martin, T., Grzybowski, S., Donoghue, D., Rolfe, M., Morgan, G. (2016). Reconceptualising risk: Perceptions of risk in rural and remote maternity service planning. Midwifery, 38, 63-70. [More Information]
  • Passey, M., Longman, J., Robinson, J., Wiggers, J., Jones, L. (2016). Smoke-free homes: what are the barriers, motivators and enablers? A qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis. BMJ Open, 6(3), 1-16. [More Information]

2015

  • Longman, J., Passey, M., Ewald, D., Rix, E., Morgan, G. (2015). Admissions for chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions - a useful measure of potentially preventable admission? BMC Health Services Research, 16(1), 472. [More Information]
  • Passey, M., Longman, J., Johnston, J., Jorm, L., Ewald, D., Morgan, G., Rolfe, M., Chalker, B. (2015). Diagnosing Potentially Preventable Hospitalisations (DaPPHne): protocol for a mixed-methods data-linkage study. BMJ Open, 5(11), 1-9. [More Information]

2014

  • Longman, J., Pilcher, J., Donoghue, D., Rolfe, M., Kildea, S., Kruske, S., Oats, J., Morgan, G., Barclay, L. (2014). Identifying maternity services in public hospitals in rural and remote Australia. Australian Health Review, 38(3), 337-344. [More Information]

2013

  • Longman, J., Passey, M. (2013). Children, smoking households and exposure to second-hand smoke in the home in rural Australia: analysis of a national cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open, 3(7), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Passey, M., Ewald, D. (2013). Sharper tools - chronic conditions and avoidable admission. The Medical Journal of Australia, 199(6), 395-396. [More Information]
  • Barclay, L., Longman, J., Schmied, V., Burns, E., Sheehan, A., Rolfe, M., Fenwick, J. (2013). The professionalising of breast feeding-Where are we a decade on? Midwifery, 29(5), e32-e33. [More Information]
  • Longman, J., Passey, M., Singer, J., Morgan, G. (2013). The role of social isolation in frequent and/or avoidable hospitalisation: rural community-based service providers' perspectives. Australian Health Review, 37(2), 223-231. [More Information]

2012

  • Longman, J., Barraclough, F., Barclay, L. (2012). Evaluation of the Nimbin Integrated Services Project, Final Report 25 July 2012, (pp. 3 - 43). Lismore, Australia: The University of Sydney.
  • Longman, J., Rolfe, M., Passey, M., Heathcote (nee Jong), K., Ewald, D., Dunn, T., Barclay, L., Morgan, G. (2012). Frequent hospital admission of older people with chronic disease: a cross-sectional survey with telephone follow-up and data linkage. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Barclay, L., Longman, J., Schmied, V., Sheehan, A., Rolfe, M., Burns, E., Fenwick, J. (2012). The professionalising of breast feeding-Where are we a decade on? Midwifery, 28(3), 281-290. [More Information]

2011

  • Longman, J., Singer, J., Gao, Y., Barclay, L., Passey, M., Pirotta, J., Heathcote, K., Ewald, D., Saberi, V., Corben, P., Morgan, G. (2011). Community based service providers' perspectives on frequent and/or avoidable admission of older people with chronic disease in rural NSW: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 11(265), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Jones, L., Atkinson, O., Longman, J., Coleman, T., McNeill, A., Lewis, S. (2011). The Motivators and Barriers to a Smoke-Free Home Among Disadvantaged Caregivers: Identifying the Positive Levers for Change. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 13(6), 479-486. [More Information]

2010

  • Longman, J., Pritchard, C., McNeill, A., Csikar, J., Croucher, R. (2010). Accessibility of chewing tobacco products in England. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 372-378. [More Information]

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