Dr Reema Harrison

Lecturer & Research Fellow
Public Health, School of Public Health

Telephone +61 2 9036 7826

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Current research students

Project title Research student
An investigation of incident reporting in NSW and its applicability to the Sultanate of Oman Yasmine AL HATIMY

International links

United Kingdom

(Bradford Institute for Health Research Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) Visiting Research Fellow & acting as an expert adviser on research projects in the Quality and Safety Research Group.

Selected grants

2015

  • Managing medical errors: promoting learning over blame amongst health professionals; Harrison R; University of Sydney/Internal Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Harrison, R., Walton, M., Healy, J., Smith-Merry, J., Hobbs, C. (2016). Patient complaints about hospital services:applying a complaint taxonomy to analyse and respond to complaints. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 28(2), 240-245. [More Information]
  • Heyhoe, J., Birks, Y., Harrison, R., O’Hara, J., Cracknell, A., Lawton, R. (2016). The role of emotion in patient safety: Are we brave enough to scratch beneath the surface? Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 109(2), 52-58. [More Information]
  • Cardona-Morrell, M., Prgomet, M., Lake, R., Nicholson, M., Harrison, R., Long, J., Westbrook, J., Braithwaite, J., Hillman, K. (2016). Vital signs monitoring and nurse-patient interaction: A qualitative observational study of hospital practice. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 56, 9-16. [More Information]
  • Stewart, K., Lawton, R., Harrison, R. (2015). "Supporting second victims" is a system-wide responsibility. BMJ, 350, 1-1. [More Information]
  • Birks, Y., Entwistle, V., Harrison, R., Bosanquet, K., Watt, I., Iedema, R. (2015). Being open about unanticipated problems in health care: the challenges of uncertainties. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 20(Suppl. 1), 54-60. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Lawton, R., Perlo, J., Gardner, P., Armitage, G., Shapiro, J. (2015). Emotion and coping in the aftermath of medical error: a cross-country exploration. Journal of Patient Safety, 11(1), 28-35. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Cohen, A., Walton, M. (2015). Patient safety and quality of care in developing countries in Southeast Asia: A systematic literature review. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 27(4), 240-254. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Walton, M., Manias, E., Smith-Merry, J., Kelly, P., Iedema, R., Robinson, L. (2015). The missing evidence: a systematic review of patients’ experiences of adverse events in health care. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 27(6), 424-442. [More Information]
  • Walton, M., Harrison, R., Burgess, A., Foster, K. (2015). Workplace training for senior trainees: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of current approaches to promote patient safety. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 91(1080), 579-587. [More Information]
  • Birks, Y., Harrison, R., Bosanquet, K., Hall, J., Harden, M., Entwistle, V., Watt, I., Walsh, P., Ronaldson, S., Roberts, D., et al (2014). An exploration of the implementation of open disclosure of adverse events in the UK: a scoping review and qualitative exploration. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2(20), 1-195. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Lawton, R., Stewart, K. (2014). Doctors' experiences of adverse events in secondary care: the professional and personal impact. Clinical Medicine, 14(6), 585-590. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Anderson, J., Laloë, P., Santillo, M., Lawton, R., Wright, J. (2014). Mentorship for newly appointed consultants: What makes it work? Postgraduate Medical Journal, 90(1066), 439-445. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Birks, Y., Hall, J., Bosanquet, K., Harden, M., Iedema, R. (2014). The contribution of nurses to incident disclosure: A narrative review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(2), 334-345. [More Information]
  • Walton, M., Jorm, C., Smith-Merry, J., Harrison, R., Manias, E., Iedema, R., Kelly, P. (2014). Using patients' experiences of adverse events to improve health service delivery and practice: protocol of a data linkage study of Australian adults age 45 and above. BMJ Open, 4, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Stewart, K., Harrison, R., Lawton, R. (2013). Most doctors have negative experiences of reporting incidents. BMJ, 347, 1-1. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R. (2013). Review: Home health nurses coping with practice care errors. Journal of Research in Nursing, 18(4), 349-350. [More Information]
  • Lawton, R., McEachan, R., Giles, S., Sirriyeh, R., Watt, I., Wright, J. (2012). Development of an evidence-based framework of factors contributing to patient safety incidents in hospital settings: a systematic review. BMJ Quality and Safety, 21(5), 369-380. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Gardner, P., Armitage, G. (2012). Reviewing studies with diverse designs: the development and evaluation of a new tool. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 18(4), 746-752. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Armitage, G., Gardner, P., Ferguson, S. (2012). Safety subcultures in health-care organizations and managing medical error. Health Services Management Research, 25(1), 16-23. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Gardner, P., Armitage, G. (2010). Coping with medical error: a systematic review of papers to assess the effects of involvement in medical errors on healthcare professionals' psychological well-being. Quality & Safety in Health Care, 19(6), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Gardner, P., Armitage, G. (2010). Medical error in the hospice setting: exploring the perspectives of management staff. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 16(8), 377-386. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Ward, J. (2010). Physical activity and adolescents: an exploratory randomized controlled trial investigating the influence of affective and instrumental text messages. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15(Pt 4), 825-840. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Harrison, R., Anderson, J., Laloë, P. (2013). Mentoring for newly appointed Consultants: A Strategy for enhancing patient safety? Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group.
  • Harrison, R. (2012). The Implementation of open disclosure in the UK: The role of professional organisations. 1st International Incident Disclosure Conference.
  • Harrison, R. (2012). The Role of Nurse in Incident disclosure: A narrative review. 1st International Incident Disclosure Conference.
  • Sirriyeh, R., Armitage, G., Lawton, R., Gardner, P. (2010). Managing medical error: A qualitative study exploring experiences of NHS managers. 3rd North British Patient Safety Research Symposium.
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Gardner, P., Armitage, G. (2009). Coping with Medical Error: The case of the health professional. A systematic review of papers to assess the impact of involvement in medical errors on healthcare professionals' psychological wellbeing. 2rd North British Patient Safety Research Symposium.

2016

  • Harrison, R., Walton, M., Healy, J., Smith-Merry, J., Hobbs, C. (2016). Patient complaints about hospital services:applying a complaint taxonomy to analyse and respond to complaints. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 28(2), 240-245. [More Information]
  • Heyhoe, J., Birks, Y., Harrison, R., O’Hara, J., Cracknell, A., Lawton, R. (2016). The role of emotion in patient safety: Are we brave enough to scratch beneath the surface? Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 109(2), 52-58. [More Information]
  • Cardona-Morrell, M., Prgomet, M., Lake, R., Nicholson, M., Harrison, R., Long, J., Westbrook, J., Braithwaite, J., Hillman, K. (2016). Vital signs monitoring and nurse-patient interaction: A qualitative observational study of hospital practice. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 56, 9-16. [More Information]

2015

  • Stewart, K., Lawton, R., Harrison, R. (2015). "Supporting second victims" is a system-wide responsibility. BMJ, 350, 1-1. [More Information]
  • Birks, Y., Entwistle, V., Harrison, R., Bosanquet, K., Watt, I., Iedema, R. (2015). Being open about unanticipated problems in health care: the challenges of uncertainties. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 20(Suppl. 1), 54-60. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Lawton, R., Perlo, J., Gardner, P., Armitage, G., Shapiro, J. (2015). Emotion and coping in the aftermath of medical error: a cross-country exploration. Journal of Patient Safety, 11(1), 28-35. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Cohen, A., Walton, M. (2015). Patient safety and quality of care in developing countries in Southeast Asia: A systematic literature review. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 27(4), 240-254. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Walton, M., Manias, E., Smith-Merry, J., Kelly, P., Iedema, R., Robinson, L. (2015). The missing evidence: a systematic review of patients’ experiences of adverse events in health care. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 27(6), 424-442. [More Information]
  • Walton, M., Harrison, R., Burgess, A., Foster, K. (2015). Workplace training for senior trainees: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of current approaches to promote patient safety. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 91(1080), 579-587. [More Information]

2014

  • Birks, Y., Harrison, R., Bosanquet, K., Hall, J., Harden, M., Entwistle, V., Watt, I., Walsh, P., Ronaldson, S., Roberts, D., et al (2014). An exploration of the implementation of open disclosure of adverse events in the UK: a scoping review and qualitative exploration. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2(20), 1-195. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Lawton, R., Stewart, K. (2014). Doctors' experiences of adverse events in secondary care: the professional and personal impact. Clinical Medicine, 14(6), 585-590. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Anderson, J., Laloë, P., Santillo, M., Lawton, R., Wright, J. (2014). Mentorship for newly appointed consultants: What makes it work? Postgraduate Medical Journal, 90(1066), 439-445. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Birks, Y., Hall, J., Bosanquet, K., Harden, M., Iedema, R. (2014). The contribution of nurses to incident disclosure: A narrative review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51(2), 334-345. [More Information]
  • Walton, M., Jorm, C., Smith-Merry, J., Harrison, R., Manias, E., Iedema, R., Kelly, P. (2014). Using patients' experiences of adverse events to improve health service delivery and practice: protocol of a data linkage study of Australian adults age 45 and above. BMJ Open, 4, 1-7. [More Information]

2013

  • Harrison, R., Anderson, J., Laloë, P. (2013). Mentoring for newly appointed Consultants: A Strategy for enhancing patient safety? Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group.
  • Stewart, K., Harrison, R., Lawton, R. (2013). Most doctors have negative experiences of reporting incidents. BMJ, 347, 1-1. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R. (2013). Review: Home health nurses coping with practice care errors. Journal of Research in Nursing, 18(4), 349-350. [More Information]

2012

  • Lawton, R., McEachan, R., Giles, S., Sirriyeh, R., Watt, I., Wright, J. (2012). Development of an evidence-based framework of factors contributing to patient safety incidents in hospital settings: a systematic review. BMJ Quality and Safety, 21(5), 369-380. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Gardner, P., Armitage, G. (2012). Reviewing studies with diverse designs: the development and evaluation of a new tool. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 18(4), 746-752. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Armitage, G., Gardner, P., Ferguson, S. (2012). Safety subcultures in health-care organizations and managing medical error. Health Services Management Research, 25(1), 16-23. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R. (2012). The Implementation of open disclosure in the UK: The role of professional organisations. 1st International Incident Disclosure Conference.
  • Harrison, R. (2012). The Role of Nurse in Incident disclosure: A narrative review. 1st International Incident Disclosure Conference.

2010

  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Gardner, P., Armitage, G. (2010). Coping with medical error: a systematic review of papers to assess the effects of involvement in medical errors on healthcare professionals' psychological well-being. Quality & Safety in Health Care, 19(6), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Armitage, G., Lawton, R., Gardner, P. (2010). Managing medical error: A qualitative study exploring experiences of NHS managers. 3rd North British Patient Safety Research Symposium.
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Gardner, P., Armitage, G. (2010). Medical error in the hospice setting: exploring the perspectives of management staff. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 16(8), 377-386. [More Information]
  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Ward, J. (2010). Physical activity and adolescents: an exploratory randomized controlled trial investigating the influence of affective and instrumental text messages. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15(Pt 4), 825-840. [More Information]

2009

  • Sirriyeh, R., Lawton, R., Gardner, P., Armitage, G. (2009). Coping with Medical Error: The case of the health professional. A systematic review of papers to assess the impact of involvement in medical errors on healthcare professionals' psychological wellbeing. 2rd North British Patient Safety Research Symposium.

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