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Researcher: Jessup, BL (Dr Belinda Jessup)

Fields of Research

Rural and remote health services
Speech pathology
Health services and systems
Ophthalmology and optometry
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Health and community services
Health systems
Aged health care
Rural clinical health

Research Objectives

Rural and remote area health
Other education and training
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Workforce transition and employment
Evaluation of health and support services
Teaching and curriculum
Higher education
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Provision of health and support services
Community health care
Health related to ageing
Palliative care

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A systematic review and quality appraisal of bereavement care practice guidelines; Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Challenges to Employing Recent Nursing and Allied Health Graduates in Rural Areas; 15th National Rural Health Conference
Connecting Tasmanian National Disability Insurance Scheme participants with allied health services: challenges and strategies of support coordinators; Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Considerations for training and workforce development to enhance rural and remote ophthalmology practise in Australia: a scoping review; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Distribution and location stability of the Australian ophthalmology workforce: 20142019; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Impact of COVID-19 on rural and remote student placements in Australia: a national study; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Influencing future regional, rural and remote ophthalmology services: A qualitative report on the impact of the Specialist Training Program (STP); 52nd RANZCO Virtual Congress
Prevalence of speech and/or language impairment in preparatory students in northern Tasmania; International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
Promoting Success in the RANZCO Advanced Clinical Examination (RACE)
Review of the health, welfare and care workforce in Tasmania, Australia: 2011-2016; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Rural employment: A get-go for recent nursing and allied health graduates?; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Specialist Training Program (STP) Evaluation: Ophthalmology
Teacher identification of speech and language impairment in kindergarten students using the Kindergarten Development Check; International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
The Impact of COVID-19 on Student Placements facilitated by University Departments of Rural Health
The impact of COVID-19 on student placements facilitated by university departments of rural health
Where do ophthalmologists practice and how long do they work there? An analysis using Modified Monash Model rurality classifications; 52nd RANZCO Virtual Congress
I can't go, I can't afford it: financial concern amongst health students undertaking rural and remote placements during COVID-19; Australian Journal of Rural Health

Research Projects

Health Workforce Program: Expansion of the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program in Aged Care Services
RANZCO STP evaluation
The RANZCO Advanced Clinical Examinations (RACE) Study

Research Candidate Supervision