Laura Deckx

Briefing paper

Integrated information networks to support end-of-life care in general practice

Australia’s population is ageing and with this trend comes the burden and complexity of increasing physical illness and disability. This burden escalates as a person nears death and as a consequence, the cost of care becomes disproportionately high in the last year of life. Currently...
Journal article

Growing and retaining general practice research leaders in Australia: how can we do better?

This study explores the experiences of Australian general practitioners (GPs) with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) about their choice to abandon or pursue an academic career.
Journal article

Chewing the fat over statins: consumer concerns about lipid-lowering medication

Despite statins being so commonly used, little is known about the ‘real-world’ information needs of consumers using statins.