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Professor Gill Harvey

Telephone +61 8 8313 0267
Position Professorial Research Fellow
Email gillian.harvey@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 3988
Building RAH - Eleanor Harrald
Floor/Room 3 53
Campus Royal Adelaide Hospital
Org Unit Nursing

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Biography/ Background

Gill is a Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Nursing at the University of Adelaide and a Professor in Health Management at Manchester Business School (MBS) in the UK.  She has a professional background in nursing; previous posts in the UK include working as the Director of the Royal College of Nursing’s Quality Improvement Programme and Director of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care, with a remit to develop clinical guidelines for the National Health Service (NHS).

 

 

Qualifications

BNurs RN RHV PhD

Teaching Interests

Gill’s teaching interests are in the field of quality improvement, knowledge translation and mobilisation in health care. She teaches on post-graduate programmes in healthcare management and leadership for service improvement. She has supervised two PhDs and one MPhil to completion and is currently supervising four PhD students.

 

Research Interests

Gill’s research interests are also in the field of quality improvement and knowledge mobilisation. She has published widely on these topics and is involved in a number of projects implementing and evaluating knowledge mobilisation initiatives in subject areas such as end of life care and chronic disease management. A particular interest is in exploring and applying broader organisational and management theories of learning and knowledge management to the study of knowledge translation in health care.

 

Research Funding

In the past five years (2008 to 2013), Gill has been a lead or co-applicant on 9 successful grant applications with a total value equivalent to around $6.6 million. These projects have focused on topics including the barriers to technology adoption in health care, the role of facilitators and facilitation in knowledge translation, the role and impact of knowledge mobilising organisations, a realist review of board governance and performance and an evaluation of action learning for improvement.

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Entry last updated: Friday, 6 May 2016

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