Associate Professor Timothy Wand

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

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


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Biographical details

Tim Wand is a Nurse Practitioner in Mental Health Liaison in the Emergency Department at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and a Conjoint Associate Professor at Sydney Nursing School. 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 a number 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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Book Chapters

  • 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, 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]

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.

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]

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]

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