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Researcher: West, SG (Dr Sancia West)

Fields of Research

Mental Health
Mental Health Nursing
Police Administration, Procedures and Practice
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Public Health and Health Services
Law and Legal Studies
Health Care Administration
Health Promotion
Health Policy
Health and Community Services
Environmental Politics
Nursing
Courts and Sentencing
Correctional Theory, Offender Treatment and Rehabilitation

Research Objectives

Mental Health Services
Mental Health
Nursing
Law Enforcement
Health Policy Evaluation
Behaviour and Health
Families and Family Services
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Injury Control
Justice and the Law
Legal Processes

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Walking the tightrope': The role of peer support workers in facilitating consumers' participation in decision-making; International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
A quantitative systematic review assessing the impact of burn injuries on body image; Body Image
A recipe for success: Localism and bounded rationality in lobbying for radiation therapy services in north west Tasmania; SHAPE Symposium 2017
A Recipe for Success: localism and bounded rationality in lobbying for radiation therapy services in North West Tasmania; Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management
Acid burn attacks: Looking beneath the surface; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Before, during and after: trauma-informed care in burns settings; Burns
Bringing research to the bedside: Knowledge translation in the mental health care of burns patients; International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Burn camps for burns survivors - realising the benefits for early adjustment: a systematic review; Burns
Capacity building in burns and mental health care; Burns
Change management in health care and mental health nursing; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Complexity of youth suicide and implications for health services; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Connecting past and present: Nurses’ role in identifying signs of child sexual abuse in adults and supporting survivors; International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Cosmetic camouflage improves quality of life among patients with skin disfigurement: A systematic review; Body Image
Drivers and consequences of self-immolation in parts of Iran, Iraq and Uzbekistan: a systematic review of qualitative evidence; Burns
Establishment of radiation therapy services in North West Tasmania: A community need or election strategy?; BMC Health Services Research
Finding common ground for the common good: compromise in health care; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Introducing a conversational model therapy approach as a team model of care: the clinician experience in a sexual assault service; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Law enforcement and public health workshop series
Law Enforcement and Public Health Workshop Series Report No. 3 - Backbone Organisations
Law Enforcement and Public Health Workshop Series Report No. 4 – Knowledge Exchanges the Determinants of Crime and the Determinants of Health
Law enforcement and public health workshop series: Report No. 2 – Developing shared measures
Lead Support Coordinator Service (LSCS) Evaluation Report
Like, comment, tag, share: Facebook interactions in health research; International Journal of Medical Informatics
Manipulation in health care: a positive or negative experience?; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Mental health of refugee children: a discursive look at causes, considerations and interventions; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Mine, yours and ours: Sharing and its value in mental health; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Moving the lenses of trauma — Trauma-informed care in the burns care setting; Burns
Occupational stress and cognitive failure of nurses and associations with self-reported adverse events: a national cross-sectional survey; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Promoting emotional intelligence and resilience in undergraduate nursing students: An integrative review; Nurse Education Today
Providing a safe environment in a psychiatric ward: Nurses and vigilance in Iran; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Suicide by charcoal burning: a digital age phenomenon; Journal of advanced nursing
The benefits of burn camps for burns survivors: A systematic review of the literature; 43rd Annual Scientific meeting (ASM) of the Australian and New Zealand Burns Association (ANZBA)
The effectiveness of interventions to improve resilience among health professionals: A systematic review; Nurse Education Today
The environmental temperature of the residential care home: Role in thermal comfort and mental health?; Contemporary Nurse
The homeless and their animal companions: an integrative review; Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research
The importance of mental health considerations for critical care burns patients; Journal of Advanced Nursing
The mental health plight of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in detention; Journal of Advanced Nursing
The price of staying warm: Implications from an integrative review; The Annual Meeting of the Israeli Burn Association
Two approaches, one goal: How mental health registered nurses' perceive their role and the role of peer support workers in facilitating consumer decision-making; International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
When the Problem is ‘Global’ but the Response is Not: Inequities in Mental Health Services in Low and Middle-Income Countries; Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Women in health academia: Power dynamics in nursing, higher education and research; Journal of Advanced Nursing

Research Projects

How do police educators perceptions of young peoples engagement in education inform their instructional practice?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Law Enforcement and Public Health in Tasmania: is Collective Impact a viable pathway for collaboration?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
LEPH TILES; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Research Candidate Supervision