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Researcher: Neil, A (Associate Professor Amanda Neil)

Fields of Research

Mental health services
Health economics
Epidemiology
Health services and systems
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Health and community services
Primary health care
Nephrology and urology
Health promotion
Paramedicine
Health informatics and information systems
Health care administration
Medical genetics (excl. cancer genetics)
Health policy
Community child health
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Surgery
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Health psychology
Law reform
Haematology
Physiotherapy
Foetal development and medicine
Disease surveillance
Reproductive medicine
Tourist behaviour and visitor experience
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Geriatrics and gerontology
Organisational behaviour
Landscape ecology
Social psychology
Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Gender studies
Implementation science and evaluation
Health management
Public administration
Gender psychology
Peripheral nervous system
Organisational planning and management
Mental health nursing
Psychology of religion
Preventative health care
Gastroenterology and hepatology
Public economics - taxation and revenue

Research Objectives

Mental health
Evaluation of health and support services
Clinical health
Mental health services
Evaluation of health outcomes
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Health policy evaluation
Neonatal and child health
Behaviour and health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Women's and maternal health
Other health
Occupational health
Natural hazards
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Public services policy advice and analysis
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Law reform
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health system performance
Health inequalities
Network systems and services
Rural and remote area health
Preventive medicine
Social structure and health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Pacific Peoples community services
Health education and promotion
Disability and functional capacity
Religion and society
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Prevention of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Costs for physical and mental health hospitalizations in the first 13 years of life among children engaged with Child Protection Services; Child Abuse & Neglect
Costs of psychosis in 2010: Findings from the second Australian National Survey of Psychosis; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
General practice after-hours incentive funding: a rationale for change; Medical Journal of Australia
Health-related quality of life in people living with psychotic illness, and factors associated with its variation; Value in Health
What difference a decade? The costs of psychosis in Australia in 2000 and 2010: Comparative results from the first and second Australian national surveys of psychosis; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry

Research Publications

'Earning and learning' in those with psychotic disorders: the second Australian national survey of psychosis; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
A comparison of the EQ-5D-3L and the AQOL-4D for assessing health-related quality of life in adults with chronic kidney disease; 54th ANZSN ASM 2018
A head-to-head comparison of the EQ-5D-5L and AQoL-8D multi-attribute utility instruments in patients who have previously undergone bariatric surgery; The Patient
A qualitative investigation of the health economic impacts of bariatric surgery for obesity and implications for improved practice in health economics; Health Economics
A systematic review and meta-analysis of workplace mindfulness training randomized controlled trials; Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
A systematic review and narrative synthesis of health economic studies conducted for hereditary haemochromatosis; Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
Allocation of resources and psychosis; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
An exploratory study of long-term publicly waitlisted bariatric surgery patients’ quality of life before and 1 year after bariatric surgery, and considerations for healthcare planners; PharmacoEconomics Open
An exploratory study: a head-to-head comparison of the EQ5D-5L and AQoL-8D for long-term publicly waitlisted bariatric surgery patients before and 3 months after bariatric surgery; PharmacoEconomics - Open
Appraising evidence for intervention effectiveness in early psychosis: conceptual framework and review of evaluation approaches; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Autonomous decision-making in adults with chronic kidney disease; 2017 Annual Scientific meeting Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
Before, during and after: trauma-informed care in burns settings; Burns
Benchmarking in pathology: development of a benchmarking complexity unit and associated key performance indicators; Pathology
Best practice in early psychosis intervention for Australian indigenous communities: indigenous worker consultation and service model description; Australasian Psychiatry
Cardiovascular and other competing causes of death among patients with cancer from 2006 to 2015: An Australian population-based study; Cancer
Chronic pain, pain severity and analgesia use in Australian women of reproductive age; Women and Birth
Clinical indicators for routine use in the evaluation of early psychosis intervention: development, training support and inter-rater reliability; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Complexity of youth suicide and implications for health services; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Construction of the Australian Inpatient Export Database (AIED); Australian Health Review
Cost-effectiveness of different population screening strategies for hereditary haemochromatosis in Australia; Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
Costs associated with hereditary haemochromatosis in Australia: a cost-of-illness study; Australian Health Review
Costs for physical and mental health hospitalizations in the first 13 years of life among children engaged with Child Protection Services; Child Abuse & Neglect
Costs of psychosis in 2010: Findings from the second Australian National Survey of Psychosis; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Costs of schizophrenia and other psychoses in urban Australia: findings from the Low Prevalence (Psychotic) Disorders Study; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Diverse approaches to the health economic evaluation of bariatric surgery: a comprehensive systematic review; Obesity Reviews
Emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis in Australia, by jurisdiction and by sex, 2004-05 to 2016-17; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Evidence or ideology? Let the Debate Continue … More evaluation please!; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Forging, protecting, and repairing community resilience informed by the 2019-2020 Australian bushfires; Journal of Advanced Nursing
General Practice After Hours Practice Funding: 2014-15 Funding Model
General practice after-hours incentive funding: a rationale for change; Medical Journal of Australia
Global economic burden of schizophrenia: letter in response; Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
Global economic burden of schizophrenia: response to authors’ reply; Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
Health-related quality of life in people living with psychotic illness, and factors associated with its variation; Value in Health
Health-related quality of life, functioning and social experiences in people with psychotic disorders; Applied Research in Quality of Life
Improving the availability and efficiency of appropriate urgent service provision in Tasmania: Interim evaluation of the GP Assist and the Tasmanian General Practice After-Hours Incentive Funding Model 2014-15
Is a national framework for implementing early psychosis services necessary? Results of a survey of Australian mental health service directors; Early Intervention in Psychiatry
Loneliness and its association with health service utilization in people with a psychotic disorder; Schizophrenia Research
Long-term inpatient hospital utilisation and costs (2007-2008 to 2015-2016) for publicly waitlisted bariatric surgery patients in an Australian public hospital system based on Australia's activity-based funding model; PharmacoEconomics - Open
Maternal smoking during pregnancy: trends and determinants in the conception to community study; Birth
Medication burden, adherence and health-related quality of life in advanced chronic kidney disease; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Mental disorders in children known to child protection services during early childhood; Medical Journal of Australia
Modelling cost-effectiveness of high-dose chemotherapy as treatment for relapsed aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma in an Australian setting; Internal Medicine Journal
Moving the lenses of trauma — trauma-informed care in the burns care setting; Burns
Need, want and demand: What is really happening with low-acuity presentations?; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Pathways to Care to Tasmanian Emergency Department: Findings from the Tasmanian Emergency Department stuDY (TEDDY) August 2017 & Healthdirect Australia & GPAssist Statistics Comparative Snapshot Q2 17 and Q3 2017
Pathways to Care to Tasmanian Emergency Department: Interim Findings from the Tasmanian Emergency Department stuDY (TEDDY)
PCP4 A qualitative investigation of information asymmetry for obesity surgery: Diversity of patient experiences in the information age and demand-induced supply; Value in Health
People living with psychotic illness in 2010: the second Australian national survey of psychosis; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
PND10 – Cost-Effectiveness of Population Screening for Haemochromatosis In Australia: A State-Transition Model; Value in Health
PND9 – An Australian National Cost of Illness Study For Hereditary Haemochromatosis; Value in Health
Population Screening for Hereditary Haemochromatosis in Australia: Construction and Validation of a State-Transition Cost-Effectiveness Model; PharmacoEconomics - Open
Premorbid, psychosocial and clinical predictors of the costs of schizophrenia and other psychoses; British Journal of Psychiatry
Preoperative physiotherapy is cost-effective for preventing pulmonary complications after major abdominal surgery: a health economic analysis of a multicentre randomised trial; Journal of Physiotherapy
Prevalence and correlates of depression in adults with chronic kidney disease; 2017 Annual Scientific meeting Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
PSY15 A unique opportunity to assess quality-of-life changes in long-term waitlisted bariatric surgery patients using the EQ-5D-5L and AQOL-8D multi-attribute utility instruments before and three months after bariatric surgery: an exploratory study; Value in Health
PSY33 A Cost-Outcome Study: A real-world investigation of long-term inpatient hospital utilisation and costs for a retrospective cohort of bariatric surgery patients in an Australian public hospital system based on Australia's activity based funding model; Value in Health
Psychological distress and self-rated health status in reproductive aged women with pain: findings from a national, cross-sectional survey; BMC Women's Health
Psychosis prevalence and physical, metabolic and cognitive co-morbidity: data from the second Australian national survey of psychosis; Psychological medicine
Quality of life utility values for hereditary haemochromatosis in Australia; Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Rationale and design of a trial to personalize risk assessment in familial coronary artery disease; American Heart Journal
Responding to challenges for people with psychotic illness: Updated evidence from the survey of high impact psychosis; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Screening for osteoporosis in Chinese post-menopausal women: a health economic modelling study; Osteoporosis International
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conversion Practices
Systematic review of global functioning and quality of life in people with psychotic disorders; Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
Tasmanian After-Hours Primary Care Service Innovations: A Report in Three Parts
Tasmanian After-Hours Primary Care: Evaluation of the GP Assist Service 2017
Telephone recruitment into a randomized controlled trial of quitline support; American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Temporal trends in competing mortality from second and subsequent primary cancers, 1980-2014: an Australian population-based study; Cancer Epidemiology
Temporal trends in the risk of developing multiple primary cancers: a systematic review; BMC Cancer
Temporal trends in the risk of second primary cancers among survivors of adult-onset cancers, 1980 through 2013: an Australian population-based study; Cancer
The Economic Impacts of Psychosis: Unlocking the Black Box
The impact of increasing severity of hereditary haemochromatosis on health state utility values; Value in Health
The new Australian after-hours general practice incentive payment mechanism: equity for rural general practice?; Health Policy
The prevalence of pain and analgesia use in the Australian population: Findings from the 2011 to 2012 Australian National Health Survey; Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
Trend of emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis in Australia by diagnostic group, 2004-05 to 2016-17; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Trends of emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis by age, Australia, 2004-05 to 2016-17: a secondary data analysis; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Up, up and away: The growth of after-hours MBS claims; Australian Family Physician
What difference a decade? The costs of psychosis in Australia in 2000 and 2010: Comparative results from the first and second Australian national surveys of psychosis; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
What is the value of treating schizophrenia?; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
What Value GP Assist? The comparative benefits of, and satisfaction with GP Assist in Residential Aged Care Facilities and General Practice in Rural and Urban Tasmania

Research Projects

Achieving better mental health for maltreated children: translating population data into policy; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
ALIVE - A National Research Translation Centre to implement Mental Health Care at Scale; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
An empirical framework for assessing mortality and morbidity in people with psychotic disorders; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Bariatric surgery in Tasmania: investigating health service use, costs, patient outcomes and policy options; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Bariatric surgery in Tasmanian public hospitals: investigating health service use, costs, and policy options; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Coronary Artery calcium score: Use to Guide management of Hereditary Coronary Artery Disease (CAUGHT-CAD); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Exposure to passive smoke in Tasmanian children: determinants, outcomes and changes over time; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Making it count: Establishment of the Conception to Community Public Services Database; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Pancreatitis in Tasmania: Quantifying the epidemiological and economic burden of disease.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Select Foundation Senior Research Fellowship - M. Callisaya & A. Neil ; The Select Foundation (SelF)
Select Foundation Senior Research Fellowship - Public health/Mental health; The Select Foundation (SelF)
The psychosocial determinants of treatment pathways, clinical outcomes and costs in Tasmanians with advanced chronic kidney disease.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Trauma-Informed Care in Non-traditional Settings: Developing a TIC model for people experiencing mental distress in the burns care setting.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Burden of Psychosis evidence compilation project
Co-Design workshops for check-in website enhancement/additions
Effects of Different Holiday Experiences in Tasmania on Visitors' Emotional Wellbeing
Evaluation of new Tasmanian general practice after hours incentive funding model and the value for money of GP Assist
Evaluation of the Tasmanian Suicide Register
GP Assist
GP Assist Evaluation
Mentally Healthy Workplaces Multi-site Pilot Program Evaluation: Expert advisory services.
Mentally Healthy Workplaces: A Brief Consultation
Needs assessment and feasibility study into the potential for a Veteran Wellbeing Centre or wellbeing services to be located in Tasmania
Provision of Health Economics consultancy service to develop a new Tasmanian GP After Hours Incentive Funding Model(s)

Research Candidate Supervision

Health Economics of Haemochromatosis, with a Focus on the Australian Setting