Associate Professor Timothy Wand

NP RN, MN(Hons) PhD
Associate Professor, Mental Health

M02A - 88 Mallett Street - Building A
The University of Sydney


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Biographical details

Tim Wand is Associate Professor at the Sydney Nursing School and a nurse practitioner in mental health liaison in the Emergency Department at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Tim has extensive experience in education and training at a clinical, undergraduate and postgraduate level and is involved in clinical research mainly around the developing specialty of mental health liaison nursing and the role of the nurse practitioner. He has published numerous of papers in his specialty area and also on the topics of risk assessment, aggression and violence, mental health legislation and solution-focused therapy and mental health promotion.

Current projects

Grants and scholarships

Wand T & White K. Health Workforce Australia 2012 $343,455 Expanded scope of practice for nurses in the emergency department, implementation site.

Wand T. The Royal College of Nursing Australia, National Research and Scholarships Fund, Annie M Sage Memorial Scholarship for 2010. $10,000 Implementation and pilot evaluation of an emergency department mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service.

Wand T. The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners Annual Ollie Scholarship 2008. $5000. Evaluation of an emergency department based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service.

Wand T, White K, Dixon J, Edwards C. NSW Health Minister Innovation Scholarship. $10,000 Improving access and continuity of care for mental health related presentations in the emergency department: Exploration of a mental health nurse practitioner follow-up service.

Keywords

Mental health; Nursing practice

Selected publications

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Books

  • Happell, B., Byrne, L., McAllister, M., Wand, T. (2014). Clinical helper for mental health nursing : the vital guide for students and new graduates. 83 Alexander Street, Crows Nest NSW, Australia 2065: Allen and Unwin.

Book Chapters

  • Muir-Cochrane, E., O'Brien, A., Wand, T. (2013). The Australian and New Zealand politico-legal context. In Ruth Elder, Katie Evans, Debra Nizette (Eds.), Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (3rd Edition), (pp. 54-67). China: Elsevier Australia.
  • Wand, T., Happell, B. (2010). Emphasising the 'nurse' in nurse practitioner: Challenges for educational preparation. In Tony Warne, Sue McAndrew (Eds.), Creative Approaches to Health and Social Care Education: Knowing Me, Understanding You, (pp. 51-67). Baskingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Journals

  • Wand, T., White, K. (2015). Building a Model of Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-led Service Provision in Australia. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11(4), 462-465. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., D'Abrew, N., Barnett, C., Acret, L., White, K. (2015). Evaluation of a nurse practitioner-led extended hours mental health liaison nurse service based in the emergency department. Australian Health Review, 39, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Mills, J., Wand, T., Fraser, J. (2015). On self-compassion and self-care in nursing: Selfish or essential for compassionate care? International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(4), 791-793. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Isobel, S., Derrick, K. (2015). Surveying clinician perceptions of risk assessment and management practices in mental health service provision. Australasian Psychiatry, 23(2), 147-153. [More Information]
  • Vella, N., Page, L., Edwards, C., Wand, T. (2014). Sustaining a Culture of Practice Development in an Acute Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Unit. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 27(3), 149-155. [More Information]
  • Wand, A., Wand, T. (2013). 'Admit voluntary, schedule if tries to leave': placing Mental Health Acts in the context of mental health law and human rights. Australasian Psychiatry, 21(2), 137-140. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2013). I'm sorry but your condition is serious, there's only so much you can do. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22(4), 287. [More Information]
  • Cutler, D., Smith, M., Wand, T., Green, T., Dinh, M., Gribble, R. (2013). Involuntary admissions under the Mental Health Act 2007 (New South Wales): A comparison of patients detained by ambulance officers, medical practitioners and accredited persons in an emergency department. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 25(6), 544-549. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Large, M. (2013). Little evidence for the usefulness of violence risk assessment. British Journal of Psychiatry, 202(6), 468-469. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2013). Positioning mental health nursing practice within a positive health paradigm. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22(2), 116-124. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2012). Investigating the Evidence for the Effectiveness of Risk Assessment in Mental Health Care. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 33(7), 2-7. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J., Dixon, J., Green, T. (2012). Outcomes from the evaluation of an emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service in Australia. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(3), 149-159. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J., Dixon, J., Green, T. (2011). An emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service: Part 1, participant evaluation. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20(6), 392-400. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J., Dixon, J., Green, T. (2011). An emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service: Part 2, staff evaluation. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20(6), 401-408. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2011). Real mental health promotion requires a reorientation of nursing education, practice and research. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 18(2), 131-138. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2011). Realistic evaluation of an emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service in Australia. Nursing and Health Sciences, 13(2), 199-206. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2010). Applying a realist(ic) framework to the evaluation of a new model of emergency department based mental health nursing practice. Nursing Inquiry, 17(3), 231-239. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2010). Contemporary mental health program implementation and evaluation. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 31(11), 716-722. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J., Dixon, J., Green, T. (2010). Introducing a new model of emergency department-based mental health care. Nurse Researcher, 18(1), 35-44. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2010). Mental health nursing from a solution focused perspective. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 19(3), 210-219. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Murray, L. (2008). Let's get physical. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 17, 363-369. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2008). Refining the model for an emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service. Nursing Inquiry, 15(3), 231-241. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K. (2007). Examining models of mental health service delivery in the emergency department. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(10), 784-791. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K. (2007). Exploring The Scope Of The Emergency Department Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Role. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 16(6), 403-412. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K. (2007). Progression of the mental health nurse practitioner role in Australia. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 14(7), 644-651. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Chiarella, M. (2006). A conversation: Challenging the relevance and wisdom of separate mental health legislation. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 15(2), 119-127. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Schaecken, P. (2006). Consumer evaluation of a mental health liaison nurse service in the Emergency Derpartment. Contemporary Nurse, 21, 14-21. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Fisher, J. (2006). The mental health nurse practitioner in the emergency department: An Australian experience. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 15, 201-208. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Coulson, K. (2006). Zero tolerance: A policy in conflict with current opinion on aggression and violence management in health care. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 9(6), 163-170. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2005). Psychiatric emergency centres, reinforcing the separation of mind and body. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 14(3), 218-219. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2004). Duty of care in the emergency department. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 13, 135-139. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2004). Mental health liaison nurses in the emergency department: on-site expertise and enhanced coordination of care. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22(2), 25-31.
  • Wand, T. (2004). The ‘Sister’ title: past the use by date? Collegian, 11(1), 35-39. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Happell, B. (2001). The mental health nurse: contributing to improved outcomes for patients in the emergency department. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 9, 166-176. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2007). Development and Evaluation of a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Clinic. Royal College of Nursing Annual Conference 2007.
  • Wand, T., White, K. (2007). Implementation and evaluation of an emergency department mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service. Royal College of Nursing Australia Conference: Illuminating Nursing.

2015

  • Wand, T., White, K. (2015). Building a Model of Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-led Service Provision in Australia. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11(4), 462-465. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., D'Abrew, N., Barnett, C., Acret, L., White, K. (2015). Evaluation of a nurse practitioner-led extended hours mental health liaison nurse service based in the emergency department. Australian Health Review, 39, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Mills, J., Wand, T., Fraser, J. (2015). On self-compassion and self-care in nursing: Selfish or essential for compassionate care? International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(4), 791-793. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Isobel, S., Derrick, K. (2015). Surveying clinician perceptions of risk assessment and management practices in mental health service provision. Australasian Psychiatry, 23(2), 147-153. [More Information]

2014

  • Happell, B., Byrne, L., McAllister, M., Wand, T. (2014). Clinical helper for mental health nursing : the vital guide for students and new graduates. 83 Alexander Street, Crows Nest NSW, Australia 2065: Allen and Unwin.
  • Vella, N., Page, L., Edwards, C., Wand, T. (2014). Sustaining a Culture of Practice Development in an Acute Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Unit. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 27(3), 149-155. [More Information]

2013

  • Wand, A., Wand, T. (2013). 'Admit voluntary, schedule if tries to leave': placing Mental Health Acts in the context of mental health law and human rights. Australasian Psychiatry, 21(2), 137-140. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2013). I'm sorry but your condition is serious, there's only so much you can do. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22(4), 287. [More Information]
  • Cutler, D., Smith, M., Wand, T., Green, T., Dinh, M., Gribble, R. (2013). Involuntary admissions under the Mental Health Act 2007 (New South Wales): A comparison of patients detained by ambulance officers, medical practitioners and accredited persons in an emergency department. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 25(6), 544-549. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Large, M. (2013). Little evidence for the usefulness of violence risk assessment. British Journal of Psychiatry, 202(6), 468-469. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2013). Positioning mental health nursing practice within a positive health paradigm. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22(2), 116-124. [More Information]
  • Muir-Cochrane, E., O'Brien, A., Wand, T. (2013). The Australian and New Zealand politico-legal context. In Ruth Elder, Katie Evans, Debra Nizette (Eds.), Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (3rd Edition), (pp. 54-67). China: Elsevier Australia.

2012

  • Wand, T. (2012). Investigating the Evidence for the Effectiveness of Risk Assessment in Mental Health Care. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 33(7), 2-7. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J., Dixon, J., Green, T. (2012). Outcomes from the evaluation of an emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service in Australia. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(3), 149-159. [More Information]

2011

  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J., Dixon, J., Green, T. (2011). An emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service: Part 1, participant evaluation. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20(6), 392-400. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J., Dixon, J., Green, T. (2011). An emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service: Part 2, staff evaluation. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20(6), 401-408. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2011). Real mental health promotion requires a reorientation of nursing education, practice and research. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 18(2), 131-138. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2011). Realistic evaluation of an emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service in Australia. Nursing and Health Sciences, 13(2), 199-206. [More Information]

2010

  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2010). Applying a realist(ic) framework to the evaluation of a new model of emergency department based mental health nursing practice. Nursing Inquiry, 17(3), 231-239. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2010). Contemporary mental health program implementation and evaluation. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 31(11), 716-722. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Happell, B. (2010). Emphasising the 'nurse' in nurse practitioner: Challenges for educational preparation. In Tony Warne, Sue McAndrew (Eds.), Creative Approaches to Health and Social Care Education: Knowing Me, Understanding You, (pp. 51-67). Baskingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J., Dixon, J., Green, T. (2010). Introducing a new model of emergency department-based mental health care. Nurse Researcher, 18(1), 35-44. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2010). Mental health nursing from a solution focused perspective. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 19(3), 210-219. [More Information]

2008

  • Wand, T., Murray, L. (2008). Let's get physical. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 17, 363-369. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2008). Refining the model for an emergency department-based mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service. Nursing Inquiry, 15(3), 231-241. [More Information]

2007

  • Wand, T., White, K., Patching (Nee Redenbach), J. (2007). Development and Evaluation of a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Clinic. Royal College of Nursing Annual Conference 2007.
  • Wand, T., White, K. (2007). Examining models of mental health service delivery in the emergency department. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(10), 784-791. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K. (2007). Exploring The Scope Of The Emergency Department Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Role. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 16(6), 403-412. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., White, K. (2007). Implementation and evaluation of an emergency department mental health nurse practitioner outpatient service. Royal College of Nursing Australia Conference: Illuminating Nursing.
  • Wand, T., White, K. (2007). Progression of the mental health nurse practitioner role in Australia. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 14(7), 644-651. [More Information]

2006

  • Wand, T., Chiarella, M. (2006). A conversation: Challenging the relevance and wisdom of separate mental health legislation. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 15(2), 119-127. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Schaecken, P. (2006). Consumer evaluation of a mental health liaison nurse service in the Emergency Derpartment. Contemporary Nurse, 21, 14-21. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Fisher, J. (2006). The mental health nurse practitioner in the emergency department: An Australian experience. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 15, 201-208. [More Information]
  • Wand, T., Coulson, K. (2006). Zero tolerance: A policy in conflict with current opinion on aggression and violence management in health care. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 9(6), 163-170. [More Information]

2005

  • Wand, T. (2005). Psychiatric emergency centres, reinforcing the separation of mind and body. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 14(3), 218-219. [More Information]

2004

  • Wand, T. (2004). Duty of care in the emergency department. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 13, 135-139. [More Information]
  • Wand, T. (2004). Mental health liaison nurses in the emergency department: on-site expertise and enhanced coordination of care. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22(2), 25-31.
  • Wand, T. (2004). The ‘Sister’ title: past the use by date? Collegian, 11(1), 35-39. [More Information]

2001

  • Wand, T., Happell, B. (2001). The mental health nurse: contributing to improved outcomes for patients in the emergency department. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 9, 166-176. [More Information]

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