Professorial Research Fellow
Adelaide Nursing School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Gill is a Professorial Research Fellow in Adelaide Nursing School at the University of Adelaide. Gill has a clinical background in nursing; previous posts in the UK include working as the Director of the Royal College of Nursing’s Quality Improvement Programme, Director of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care and Professor of Health Management at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester.
Gill’s teaching and research interests are in the field of quality improvement, knowledge translation, facilitation and implementing evidence-based practice in in health care. She has published widely on these topics and was one of the developers of the widely used ‘Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services (PARIHS)’ framework. Gill was recognised in the Social Sciences category of the 2014 Thomson-Reuters listing of highly cited researcher for her work in the field of knowledge translation.
- My Research
- Grants and Funding
- Professional Activities
- Knowledge translation and mobilisation
- Implementation science
- Evidence-based health care
- Facilitating change
- Quality improvement
Current research projects in the areas of:
- Evaluating facilitation as an implementation strategy in the management of clinical deterioration in acute care
- Reducing non-beneficial care at end-of-life in inpatient hospital settings
- Translational research to reduce avoidable rehospitalisations and unplanned admissions in South Australia
- Studying the early development of Academic Health Centres in Australia
- Developing and evaluating a person-centred, locally relevant approach to integrated care for older people using a co-design strategy
- Evaluating a facilitation strategy to reduce geriatric syndromes in older inpatients
- Citation analysis and review of the PARIHS framework
Date Position Institution name 2014 Professorial Research Fellow University of Adelaide 2014 Professor of Health Management University of Manchester 2013 - 2014 Associate Professor University of Adelaide 2012 - 2014 Adjunct Visiting Associate Professor University of Adelaide 2009 - 2014 Reader in Healthcare Management Manchester Business School 2003 - 2009 Senior Lecturer in Healthcare and Public Sector Management Manchester Business School
Date Institution name Country Title 2003 London South Bank University United Kingdom PhD 1985 University of Manchester United Kingdom B Nursing
Year Citation 2020 Kislov, R., Wilson, P., Cummings, G., Ehrenberg, A., Gifford, W., Kelly, J., . . . Harvey, G. (2020). The Chain of Codified Knowledge: Organisational Enactment of Evidence-Based Health Care in Four High-Income Countries. In P. Nugus, C. Rodriguez, J. Denis, & D. Chenevert (Eds.), Transitions and Boundaries in the Coordination and Reform of Health Services (pp. 243-267). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 2015 Harvey, G., & Kitson, A. (2015). Introduction and overview of the book. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 1-10). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Harvey, G., & Kitson, A. (2015). Facilitation as the active ingredient in the PARIHS framework. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 11-24). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Harvey, G., & Kitson, A. (2015). PARIHS re-visited: introducing the i-PARIHS framework. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 25-46). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Harvey, G., & Kitson, A. (2015). A model of facilitation for evidence-based practice. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 47-69). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Kitson, A., & Harvey, G. (2015). Getting started with facilitation: the facilitator's role. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 70-84). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Kitson, A., & Harvey, G. (2015). Facilitating an evidence-based innovation into practice: the novice facilitator's role. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 85-104). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Kitson, A., & Harvey, G. (2015). Developing capacity and driving the sustainability and spread of evidence-based innovations. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 105-115). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Harvey, G., Hegarty, J., Humphreys, J., Rothwell, K., Kislov, R., Entwistle, V., & Boaden, R. (2015). Facilitation methods within a project to improve the management of chronic kidney disease in primary care. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 115-133). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Harvey, G., & Kitson, A. (2015). A facilitation project to improve the management of continence in European nursing homes. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 134-150). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2015 Harvey, G., & Kitson, A. (2015). Moving forward on the facilitation journey. In G. Harvey, & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (1 ed., pp. 205-217). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2013 Harvey, G. (2013). Evidence-based innovation in practice: experiences from health care and implications for the future. In S. Osborne, & L. Brown (Eds.), Handbook of innovation in public services (pp. 461-476). UK: Edward Elgar.
2010 Harvey, G., Jas, P., Walshe, K., & Skelcher, C. (2010). Absorptive capacity: how organisations assimilate and apply knowledge to improve performance. In K. Walshe, G. Harvey, & P. Jas (Eds.), Connecting knowledge and performance in public services: from knowing to doing (pp. 226-250). UK: Cambridge University Press.
2010 Harvey, G. (2010). Enabling context with policy. In B. Kent, & B. McCormack (Eds.), Clinical Context for Evidence-based Nursing Practice (pp. 178-195). Singapore: Wiley. 2010 Walshe, K., Harvey, G., & Jas, P. (2010). Introduction: Knowledge and performance — theory and practice. In Connecting Knowledge and Performance in Public Services: From Knowing to Doing (pp. 1-15). Cambridge University Press.
2008 Boaden, R., & Harvey, G. (2008). Organising for quality improvement and patient safety. In R. Sorensen, & R. Iedema (Eds.), Managing clinical processes in health services (pp. 153-167). Australia: Elsevier.
Year Citation 2019 Lynch, E., Cadilhac, D., McGrath, A., & Harvey, G. (2019). Co-creation of video information stories to address information needs of carers of stroke survivors. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE Vol. 14 (pp. 5). SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD. 2016 Brook, A., Liversidge, H., Wilson, D., Jordan, Z., Harvey, G., Marshall, R., & Kitson, A. (2016). Health research, teaching and provision of care: Applying a new approach based on complex systems and a knowledge translation complexity network model. In C. A. Brebbia, & G. Rzveski (Eds.), Proceedings of the New Forest Conference on Complex Systems 2016, as published in International Journal of Design and Nature and Ecodynamics Vol. 11 (pp. 663-669). online: WIT Press.
2015 Humphreys, J., Entwhistle, V., Burey, L., O'Donoghue, D., Blakeman, T., Harvey, G., & Hegarty, J. (2015). FAILURE TO ACHIEVE NICE BP TARGETS IN PATIENTS WITH CKD AND PROTEINURIA WITHIN THE CLAHRC GM CKD PROGRAMME. In NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION Vol. 30 (pp. 1 page). London, ENGLAND: OXFORD UNIV PRESS.
2011 Munn, Z. R., Kitson, A., & Harvey, G. (2011). Promoting continence in nursing homes in four European countries: the use of PACES as a mechanism for improving continence care. In The Joanna Briggs Institute International Convention. Adelaide, Australia. 2003 Harvey, G. (2003). The National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care: Progress. In Journal of Clinical Excellence Vol. 4 (pp. 359-362). 1995 Kitson, A., Harvey, G., & Morrell, C. (1995). Does clinical audit improve the quality of nursing care?. In K. Walshe (Ed.), Evaluating clinical audit: past lessons, future directions, as published in Proceedings of the Royal Socieiy of Medicine, Clinical Accountability Service Planning Evaluation Vol. 212 (pp. 23-40). London, England: Royal Society of Medicine.
Year Citation 2020 Bergstrom, A., Ehrenberg, A., Eldh, A. C., Graham, I., Gustafsson, K., Harvey, G., . . . Wallin, L. (2020). The use of the PARIHS framework in implementation research and practice - a citation analysis of the literature. Poster session presented at the meeting of IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE. BMC. 2019 Roseleur, J., De Oliveira Bernardo, C., Gonzalez-Chica, D., Harvey, G., Stocks, N., & Karnon, J. (2019). Prevalence of uncontrolled hypertension in Australia General Practice. Poster session presented at the meeting of Florey Postgraduate Research Conference. Adelaide. 2019 Marshall, A. J., & Harvey, G. (2019). Applying principles of co-production to solve wicked problems in healthcare: An Australian perspective. Poster session presented at the meeting of Implementation Science. Washington DC. 2018 Marshall, A. J., Harvey, G., & Rawlings, K. (2018). Older people’s experiences and perceptions of integrated care. Poster session presented at the meeting of Primary Health Care Research Conference. Melbourne. 2017 Kislov, R., Humphreys, J., Harvey, G., & Wilson, P. (2017). Distortion of implementation techniques in health care: the case of "facilitation". Poster session presented at the meeting of IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE. BMC. 2004 Harvey, G. (2004). Investigating turnaround in zero-star rated NHS organisations supported by the Performance Development Team of the Modernisation Agency. Poster session presented at the meeting of 6th International Conference on Strategic Issues in Healthcare Management. 2004 Harvey, G. (2004). Framework for enabling the implementation of evidence-based practice: the PARIHS Project. Poster session presented at the meeting of 6th International Conference on Strategic Issues in Healthcare Management.
Report for External Bodies
Research Grants Awarded
|2019||Harvey G, Bourke A, Marshall A. “There’s something missing in the middle”: Co-designing solutions that meet the needs of older people during transitions of care between hospital and the community. The Hospital Research Foundation. 2019-2020||$190,141|
Crotty M, Whitehead C, Harvey G, Lynch E, Laver K. STAAR-SA: State Action on Avoidable Rehospitalisations and Unplanned Admissions: an Integrated Knowledge Translation project across South Australia. MRFF Rapid Applied Research Translation Grant. 2019-2021
Brown A, Pain T, Edelman A, Harvey G, Larkins S. Linking research engagement with health system performance: an evaluation of research investment at the Townsville Hospital and Health Service. Townsville Hospital and Health Service Study, Education and Research Trust Fund, 2019-2020
Schultz T, Harvey G, Wiechula R, Rachmawati K, Hadisuyatmana S. Improving evidence use in Puskesmas (health centres) in South Kalimantan. Australia-Indonesia Institute. 2018-2019
|2018||Graves N, Hillman K, Wilmott L, White B, Harvey G, Calloway L, Cardona-Morrell M, Barnett A, Lee X. Reducing Non-Beneficial Treatment at the End-of-Life, NHMRC Partnership Grant, 2018-2020||$504,187|
|Harvey G, Marshall A, Rawlins K, Mittinty, M. Local Innovative Solutions to ENhance integrated care. Hospital Research Foundation. 2017-2018||$25,000|
Bucknall, T., Hutchinson, A.M., Harvey, G., Considine, J., Mitchell, I., Rycroft-Malone, J., Graham, I., Mohebbi, M. & Watts, J. Prioritising Responses Of Nurses To deteriorating patient Observations (PRONTO), National Health and Medical Research Council Partnership Project Scheme. 2016-2018
Harvey G, Kitson A. Building nursing leadership capacity for innovation and evidence-based practice. Northern Communities Health Foundation Health Foundation, South Australia. Start date January 2015.
Grande G, Ewing G, Green K, Harvey G, Austin L, Pilling M, Varvel S. Factors associated with successful implementation of a Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) in Hospice Home Care (HHC).Dimbleby Cancer Care, 2013-2014..
Chambers N, Harvey G, Mannion R. Towards a framework for enhancing the performance of NHS boards: a synthesis of the evidence about board governance, board effectiveness and board development. NIHR SDO programme, 2010-2011.
Rycroft-Malone J, McCormack B, Dopson S, Thompson C, Harvey G, Baker R, Burton C, Graham I, Staniszewska S. CLAHRCs in action: process, impact and theory development. NIHR SDO programme from 2009-2013.
Llewellyn S, Howes A, Proctor A, Gonzalez V, Harvey G. Negotiating the organisational and policy context for successful technology adoption in the NHS. NIHR SDO programme, 2009-2012.
Seers K, Harvey G, Rycroft-Malone J, McCormack B, McCarthy G, Wallin L, Estabrookes C, Titchen A, Cox K. Facilitating Implementation of Research Evidence. EU, FP7-Health-2007-B, 2008-2012
|3 million euros|
- Short courses in Knowledge Translation
- M.NursSc Knowledge Translation
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 Co-Supervisor Improving Medication Adherence for Adults with Hypertension using Behavioural Economic Insights Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Jackie Roseleur 2018 Principal Supervisor Factors Influencing Nurses’ Intention to Work in the Oncology Specialty: A Mixed Method Study in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Omar Awadh M Alrasheedi 2018 Principal Supervisor Factors influencing self-management of adults living with HIV on Antiretroviral Therapy: a mixed methods study in Northwest Ethiopia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Habtamu Abera Areri 2018 Principal Supervisor Attitudes and Perception of Difficulties and Facilitators of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Implementation Among Saudi Staff Nurses Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Nader Eqaab D Alotaibi 2018 Co-Supervisor Midwives' and Maternity Nurses' Knowledge, Practices and Attitudes Toward Active Management of the Third Stage of Labour to Prevent Postpartum Haemorrhage in Oman; A Mixed Method Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Noora Saleh H Al-Jabri
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2015 - 2019 Co-Supervisor How to Implement and Sustain Better Oral Health in Home Care for Older People: A Realist Mixed Method Case Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Adrienne Lewis 2013 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Implementing Interventions in Indigenous Primary Health Care: A Realist Evaluation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Louise Ann Clark
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2017 - ongoing Member NHMRC Assigners Academy — — 2016 - ongoing Member Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Faculty Research Committee — — 2015 - ongoing Chair Adelaide Nursing School Research and Research Training Committee — — 2015 - ongoing Member Adelaide Nursing School Executive Committee — — 2008 - 2013 Member NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC), Greater Manchester — — 2007 - 2010 Member Healthcare Associated Infection Research Network, National Priorities Advisory Group, UK — —
Date Role Membership Country 2015 - ongoing Member Health Services Research Association Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ) — 1981 - 2005 Member Royal College of Nursing United Kingdom
Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country 2008 - ongoing Irish Hospice Foundation’s Hospice Friendly Hospital Programme — — —
Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country 2013 - ongoing Board Member International Journal of Health Policy and Management — — 2003 - ongoing Board Member Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing — — 1999 - 2003 Associate Editor Quality and Safety in Health Care (now BMJ Quality and Safety) — —
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