David D. Wilkinson

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Journal article

1 Jan 2009

Objective: The doctor shortage in Australia generally, and the rural shortage in particular, has led to an increase in medical schools, medical places and rural training. If effective, these strategies will first impact on the intern workforce. We studied the source of interns in Queensland....

Conference paper

1 Jan 2005

Community participation in planning for health programs and services can be difficult to achieve, in part because community participation is rarely conceived as development of place. This paper explores how and why communities of place become involved in health service development. It looks at research...

Journal article

1 Jan 2004

The aim of this article is to determine whether mental illness is associated with accessibility and remoteness. A cross sectional, population based, computer assisted telephone interview survey, stratified by Accessibility and Remoteness Index of Australia (ARIA) categories was employed. Overall, mental illness prevalence estimates were...

Journal article

1 Jan 2002

Australia's rural hospitals face most of the same issues and challenges faced by metropolitan hospitals. However they also face additional challenges around geographic isolation, their iconic status and role as major employers in local communities, and their close relationship with community based health services. Future...

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