Mr Stuart Newman

RN, IntCareCert DipTeaching(Nursing) BEd(Nursing) ACAE MHA UNSW, MRCNA AFACHSM
Director International Programs and Coordinator, Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) Onshore and Singapore
Lecturer in Health Services Management

M02C - 88 Mallett Street - Building C
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 0614
Fax +61 2 9351 0679

Biographical details

Stuart Newman is a registered nurse with over 35 years experience. After completing his general nursing certificate at Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, he worked primarily in adult and paediatric intensive care. Stuart's academic interests initially followed his clinical interests and he completed a hospital-based intensive care nursing certificate at the then Prince of Wales/Prince Henry Hospitals Group in Sydney. He later undertook a Diploma in Teaching (Nursing) and a Bachelor of Education (Nursing) at Armidale College of Advanced Education (now the University of New England) and a Master of Health Administration at the University of New South Wales.

Stuart has extensive experience in both education and management. He has worked in a variety of educational settings, including hospital-based schools of nursing, then New South Wales College of Nursing, the University of New England and the University of Sydney. He has also held a number of management positions in the public health care system ranging from Nursing Unit Manager to Executive Officer/Director of Nursing.

His academic role is primarily in the area of nursing/health services management and he teaches in both undergraduate/pre-registration and postgraduate/post-registration courses.

Research interests

  • Health care policy
  • Financial management in health care
  • Health care reform
  • Management practice and organisational behaviour
  • Emotion work and emotional labour
  • Leadership in nursing

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

BN (Post-registration)

  • CLIN3021/SNGP3009: Nursing Knowledge and Practice (Coordinator)
  • NURS3005/SNGP3005: Nursing Management and Clinical Governance (Coordinator)
  • SNGP3004: Clinical Practice Project

Advanced Learning master's degree courses

  • NURS5071: Strengthening Nursing Leadership (Coordinator)
  • NURS5070: Creating a Culture of Quality and Safety

Current research supervision

  • The needs and experiences of families of critically ill patients: A study in the Singapore context (BN Hons)
  • Using media to influence public perception of nurses? uniform contamination and cross-infection (BN Hons)
  • Understanding the impact of increased workload on patient outcomes in postanaesthesia care units (PACU) (MN Hons)

Current projects

The Impact of Health Care Reform on Nurse Managers and their Management of Nursing Services

Associations

Community work

  • Member of the Royal College of Nursing Australia
  • Associate Fellow of the Australian College of Health Services Executives, of which he is Secretary of the Nurse Managers' Interest Group

Awards and honours

O’Loughlin, K., Newman, S., Ahern, A., Everingham, F., & Lee, G. (2006). Carrick Citation Award for outstanding contributions to student learning for a decade of provision of high quality, innovative and culturally appropriate offshore health professional education programs in Singapore, $10,000

Keywords

Nursing practice; Health services and management; Health policy; Leadership; Health economics

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Grootjans, J., Newman, S. (2013). The relevance of globalization to nursing: a concept analysis. International Nursing Review, 60(1), 78-85. [More Information]
  • Newman, S., Lawler, J. (2009). Managing health care under New Public Management. A Sisyphean challenge for nursing. Journal of Sociology, 45(4), 419-432. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Lewis, M., Newman, S. (2011). An evidence-­based framework for quality: Bringing the best from informatics in healthcare to quality in higher education @ Sydney Nursing School. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) 2011 Conference: Higher Education on the Edge, Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

Reference Works

  • Newman, S., Fisher, M. (2007). Working with male patients. In Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease, Keith Pringle (Eds.), International encyclopedia of men and masculinities. (pp. 643-644). Oxon: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

2013

  • Grootjans, J., Newman, S. (2013). The relevance of globalization to nursing: a concept analysis. International Nursing Review, 60(1), 78-85. [More Information]

2011

  • Lewis, M., Newman, S. (2011). An evidence-­based framework for quality: Bringing the best from informatics in healthcare to quality in higher education @ Sydney Nursing School. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) 2011 Conference: Higher Education on the Edge, Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

2009

  • Newman, S., Lawler, J. (2009). Managing health care under New Public Management. A Sisyphean challenge for nursing. Journal of Sociology, 45(4), 419-432. [More Information]

2007

  • Newman, S., Fisher, M. (2007). Working with male patients. In Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease, Keith Pringle (Eds.), International encyclopedia of men and masculinities. (pp. 643-644). Oxon: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

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