Professor Simon Willcock

Professor of General Practice
General Practice, Central Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9477 9136
Fax +61 2 9482 1642

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Research interests

doctors' health

Selected grants

2014

  • Clinical pathway of care for whiplash injury; Sterling M, Rebbeck T, Willcock S, Kenardy J, Connelly L, Cameron I, Refshauge K, Mitchell G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.

2013

  • Factors Influencing Social and health Outcomes After Land transport Injury (FISH): inception cohort study; Cameron I, Blyth F, Collie A, Gabbe B, Ivers R, Maher C, Nicholas M, Boufous S, Willcock S, Dinh M, Joseph A, Button G, Derrett S, Kenardy J; Motor Accident Authority of New South Wales/Research Support.
  • Evaluating a shared care pathway intervention to reduce chemotherapy outpatients' unplanned presentations to hospital; White K, McKenzie H, Hayes L, Simpson J, Horvath L, Willcock S, Cox K, Fethney J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2000

  • Predictors of poor professional performance in junior medical staff; Willcock S, Dunn S, Tennant C, Gordon J, Berry G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Schwarz, F., Ward, J., Willcock, S. (2014). E-Health readiness in outback communities: an exploratory study. Rural and Remote Health, 14(3), 1-12.
  • Jagnoor, J., Blyth, F., Gabbe, B., Derrett, S., Boufous, S., Dinh, M., Day, R., Button, G., Gillett, M., Joseph, A., Nicholas, M., Willcock, S., Cameron, I., et al (2014). Factors influencing social and health outcomes after motor vehicle crash injury: an inception cohort study protocol. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Tong, S., Low, W., Ismail, S., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2013). Determinants of doctors' decisions to inquire about sexual dysfunction in Malaysian primary care settings. Translational Andrology and Urology, 2(4), 281-290. [More Information]
  • Tong, S., Low, W., Ismail, S., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2011). Malaysian primary care doctors' views on men's health: an unresolved jigsaw puzzle. BMC Family Practice, 12, 29-1-29-10. [More Information]
  • Tong, S., Low, W., Ismail, S., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2011). Physician's intention to initiate health check-up discussions with men: a qualitative study. Family Practice: an international journal, 28(3), 307-316. [More Information]
  • Willcock, S., Coote, W. (2011). The Australian General Practice Training program: reflections on the past decade. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(11), S 55-S 58.
  • Nash, L., Daly, M., Kelly, P., van Ekert, E., Walter, G., Walton, M., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2010). Factors associated with psychiatric morbidity and hazardous alcohol use in Australian doctors. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(3), 161-166. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Walton, M., Daly, M., Kelly, P., Walter, G., van Ekert, E., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2010). Perceived practice change in Australian doctors as a result of medicolegal concerns. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(10), 579-583. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Davidson, P., Willcock, S. (2009). An Insight Into the Delivery of a Palliative Approach in Residential Aged Care The General Practitioner Perspective. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 28(3), 395-405. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Kelly, P., Daly, M., Walter, G., van Ekert, E., Walton, M., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2009). Australian doctors' involvement in medicolegal matters: a cross-sectional self-report study. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(8), 436-440. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Walton, M., Daly, M., Johnson, M., Walter, G., van Ekert, E., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2009). GPs' concerns about medicolegal issues. How it affects their practice. Australian Family Physician, 38(1-2), 66-70. [More Information]
  • Willcock, S. (2008). Getting back into the emergency department: diversifying general practice while relieving emergency medicine workforce shortages. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(2), 113-114. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Daly, M., Johnson, M., Coulston, C., Tennant, C., van Ekert, E., Walter, G., Willcock, S., Walton, M. (2008). Personality, gender and medico-legal matters in medical practice. Australasian Psychiatry, e-pub(doi: 10.1080/10398560802085359), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Daly, M., Johnson, M., Walter, G., Walton, M., Willcock, S., Coulston, C., van Ekert, E., Tennant, C. (2007). Psychological morbidity in Australian doctors who have and have not experienced a medico-legal matter: A cross sectional survey. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(11), 917-925. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Curtis, B., Walton, M., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2006). The response of doctors to a formal complaint. Australasian Psychiatry, 14(3), 246-250. [More Information]
  • Kefford, C., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2005). Breaking away from the medical model: perceptions of health and health care in suburban Sydney youth. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(8), 418-421. [More Information]
  • Willcock, S., Daly, M., Tennant, C., Allard, B. (2004). Burnout and psychiatric morbidity in new medical graduates. Medical Journal of Australia, 181(7), 357-360.
  • Sullivan, E., Willcock, S., Ardzejewska,, K., Slaytor, E. (2002). A pre-employment programme for overseas-trained doctors entering the Australian workforce, 1997-99. Medical Education, 36(7), 614-621.
  • Daly, M., Willcock, S. (2002). Examining stress and responses to stress in medical students and new medical graguates. Medical Journal of Australia, , 14-15.
  • Llewellyn-Jones, R., Baikie, K., Castell, S., Andrews, C., Baikie, A., Pond, D., Willcock, S., Snowdon, J., Tennant, C. (2002). How to help depressed older people living in residential care: a multifaceted shared-care intervention for late-life depression. International Psychogeriatrics, 13(4), 477-492.
  • Willcock, S. (2002). Reports from breakout groups. Medical Journal of Australia, , 30-32.
  • Llewellyn-Jones, R., Willcock, S., Snowdon, J., Tennant, C., Baikie,, K., Castell, S., Andrews, C., Baikie,, A., Pond, C. (2001). How to help depressed older people living in residential care: a multifaceted shared-care intervention for late-life depression. International Psychogeriatrics, 13, 477-492.

Working Paper Internal

  • Kerridge, I., Stewart, G., Raper, M., Celermajer, D., Willcock, S. (2004). "The Future of Medicine" - What is wrong with medicine today? and Where is the future of medicine?.

2014

  • Schwarz, F., Ward, J., Willcock, S. (2014). E-Health readiness in outback communities: an exploratory study. Rural and Remote Health, 14(3), 1-12.
  • Jagnoor, J., Blyth, F., Gabbe, B., Derrett, S., Boufous, S., Dinh, M., Day, R., Button, G., Gillett, M., Joseph, A., Nicholas, M., Willcock, S., Cameron, I., et al (2014). Factors influencing social and health outcomes after motor vehicle crash injury: an inception cohort study protocol. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1-8. [More Information]

2013

  • Tong, S., Low, W., Ismail, S., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2013). Determinants of doctors' decisions to inquire about sexual dysfunction in Malaysian primary care settings. Translational Andrology and Urology, 2(4), 281-290. [More Information]

2011

  • Tong, S., Low, W., Ismail, S., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2011). Malaysian primary care doctors' views on men's health: an unresolved jigsaw puzzle. BMC Family Practice, 12, 29-1-29-10. [More Information]
  • Tong, S., Low, W., Ismail, S., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2011). Physician's intention to initiate health check-up discussions with men: a qualitative study. Family Practice: an international journal, 28(3), 307-316. [More Information]
  • Willcock, S., Coote, W. (2011). The Australian General Practice Training program: reflections on the past decade. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(11), S 55-S 58.

2010

  • Nash, L., Daly, M., Kelly, P., van Ekert, E., Walter, G., Walton, M., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2010). Factors associated with psychiatric morbidity and hazardous alcohol use in Australian doctors. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(3), 161-166. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Walton, M., Daly, M., Kelly, P., Walter, G., van Ekert, E., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2010). Perceived practice change in Australian doctors as a result of medicolegal concerns. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(10), 579-583. [More Information]

2009

  • Phillips, J., Davidson, P., Willcock, S. (2009). An Insight Into the Delivery of a Palliative Approach in Residential Aged Care The General Practitioner Perspective. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 28(3), 395-405. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Kelly, P., Daly, M., Walter, G., van Ekert, E., Walton, M., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2009). Australian doctors' involvement in medicolegal matters: a cross-sectional self-report study. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(8), 436-440. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Walton, M., Daly, M., Johnson, M., Walter, G., van Ekert, E., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2009). GPs' concerns about medicolegal issues. How it affects their practice. Australian Family Physician, 38(1-2), 66-70. [More Information]

2008

  • Willcock, S. (2008). Getting back into the emergency department: diversifying general practice while relieving emergency medicine workforce shortages. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(2), 113-114. [More Information]
  • Nash, L., Daly, M., Johnson, M., Coulston, C., Tennant, C., van Ekert, E., Walter, G., Willcock, S., Walton, M. (2008). Personality, gender and medico-legal matters in medical practice. Australasian Psychiatry, e-pub(doi: 10.1080/10398560802085359), 1-6. [More Information]

2007

  • Nash, L., Daly, M., Johnson, M., Walter, G., Walton, M., Willcock, S., Coulston, C., van Ekert, E., Tennant, C. (2007). Psychological morbidity in Australian doctors who have and have not experienced a medico-legal matter: A cross sectional survey. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(11), 917-925. [More Information]

2006

  • Nash, L., Curtis, B., Walton, M., Willcock, S., Tennant, C. (2006). The response of doctors to a formal complaint. Australasian Psychiatry, 14(3), 246-250. [More Information]

2005

  • Kefford, C., Trevena, L., Willcock, S. (2005). Breaking away from the medical model: perceptions of health and health care in suburban Sydney youth. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(8), 418-421. [More Information]

2004

  • Kerridge, I., Stewart, G., Raper, M., Celermajer, D., Willcock, S. (2004). "The Future of Medicine" - What is wrong with medicine today? and Where is the future of medicine?.
  • Willcock, S., Daly, M., Tennant, C., Allard, B. (2004). Burnout and psychiatric morbidity in new medical graduates. Medical Journal of Australia, 181(7), 357-360.

2002

  • Sullivan, E., Willcock, S., Ardzejewska,, K., Slaytor, E. (2002). A pre-employment programme for overseas-trained doctors entering the Australian workforce, 1997-99. Medical Education, 36(7), 614-621.
  • Daly, M., Willcock, S. (2002). Examining stress and responses to stress in medical students and new medical graguates. Medical Journal of Australia, , 14-15.
  • Llewellyn-Jones, R., Baikie, K., Castell, S., Andrews, C., Baikie, A., Pond, D., Willcock, S., Snowdon, J., Tennant, C. (2002). How to help depressed older people living in residential care: a multifaceted shared-care intervention for late-life depression. International Psychogeriatrics, 13(4), 477-492.
  • Willcock, S. (2002). Reports from breakout groups. Medical Journal of Australia, , 30-32.

2001

  • Llewellyn-Jones, R., Willcock, S., Snowdon, J., Tennant, C., Baikie,, K., Castell, S., Andrews, C., Baikie,, A., Pond, C. (2001). How to help depressed older people living in residential care: a multifaceted shared-care intervention for late-life depression. International Psychogeriatrics, 13, 477-492.

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