Dr Anthony Tuckett

Senior Lecturer

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
a.tuckett@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66787

Overview

Undertakes health services research: the multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation that studies how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviours affect access to health care, the quality and cost of health care, and ultimately our health and well-being. Its research domains are individuals, families, organizations, institutions, communities, and populations (Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy, 2000). Highly relevant to practice/policy my track-record is already proven to be influential and sustainable. Currently holds a number of honorary positions: an Adjunct Professor position with Yonsei University (Korea); Affiliate Professor position with the University of British Columbia (Canada); a Clinical Associate Professor position at the University of Virginia (USA); and recent past [2015-2017] Associate Professor position at the University of Adelaide (Aust.).

Research Interests

  • Older persons and consumer engagement
    Population ageing issues including but not limited to physical activity and health; care of the older person and ethical issues; workplace and workforce qualitative evaluation in the context of the older persons and their care
  • Nurses, nursing
    Profession issues including but not limited to education, workforce and workplace issues evaluating higher education, values and image
  • Qualitative methods and methodology
    Theoretical underpinning: social constructionism, symbolic interactionism. Analysis: qualitative content analysis and thematic analysis. Methods: interview, focus group, journal/diary/researcher field note. Sampling.,
  • Technology
    Use by healthcare workforce; application of smart technology via phone or ipad applications targeting older peoples physical activity in their lneighbourhood

Research Impacts

A Mental Health Foundation National Inquiry (UK) Dementia – what is truth? Exploring the real experiences of people living with more severe dementia (September, 2014) Literature Review as part of ‘..Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) programme of work Reframing Dementia in the 21st century: challenging thinking and stimulating debate’.

The Nurses and Midwives e-cohort study N&MeCohort data is archived within the longitudinal studies data of the Australian data Archives. Data is available for any researcher following the ADA access protocols. In 2012 the Health Workforce Australia (HWA) Research Committee requested access and analysed the N&MeCohort data to contribute to a report on nursing exit rates from the profession

The National Men’s Continence Awareness Project (NMCAP) and DARE for the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) Tuckett, A., Hodgkinson, B., Hegney, D., Paterson, J., & Kralik, D. (2011). International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 9, 81-96; (2010) JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, 8(30): 1202-1241. Effectiveness of educational interventions to raise men's awareness of bladder and bowel health: a systematic review. Contributed to Phase 3 DoHA National Continence Management Strategy. The National Men’s Continence Awareness Project (NMCAP) literature review informed the design of the National Men’s Health Ambassador Speakers’ Program resulting in 1,396 presentations across Australia to audiences of 55, 034

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) (Cambridge, MA) and Lucian Leap Institute (National Patient Safety Foundation, Boston, MA) Iedema, R., Allen, S., Britton, K., Piper, D., Baker, A., Grbich, C., Allan, A, Jones, L., Tuckett, A., Williams, A., Manias, E., Gallagher, T. British Medical Journal (2011). 343:d4423. Patient and family member views on how clinicians enact and how they should enact incident disclosure – the “100 patient stories” qualitative study.

Swiss Patient Safety Foundation and Australian Centre for Quality and Safety in Health Care and NHS Safety Agency Iedema R, Mallock N, Sorensen R, Manias E, Tuckett A, Williams A, et al. (2007).. Sydney: University of Technology, Sydney. Final Report: Evaluation of the Pilot of the National Open Disclosure Standard.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology
  • Master of Arts, Queensland University of Technology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Australian Catholic University
  • Diploma of Applied Science - Nautical Sciences

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

  • Parker, Deborah, Clifton, Karen and Tuckett, Anthony (2010) Comprehensive evidence-based palliative approach in residential aged care: final report St. Lucia, QLD, Australia: The University of Queensland; Blue Care Research & Practice Development Centre

  • Allen, Suellen, Britton, Kate, Chen, Any Yi-Chen, Iedema, Rick, Piper, Donella, Scheeres, Hermine, Sorensen, Ros, Elliott, Doug, Gallagher, Thomas, Baker, Andrew, Chapman, Ross, Dadick, Ann, Fitzgerald, Anneke, Sloan, Terry, Manias, Elizabeth, Williams, Allison, Dunn, Stewart, Jones, Liz, Watson, Bernadette, Tuckett, Anthony, Allan, Alfred, Grbich, Carol, Reynolds, Louise and Meyer, Samantha (2010) Final report: open disclosure research and indicator development including the '100 patient stories project' Broadway, NSW, Australia: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney

  • Hegney, Desley, Parker, Deborah, Tuckett, Anthony and Eley, Robert (2008) Your work, your time, your life: report of results St. Lucia, QLD, Australia: The University of Queensand

  • Iedema, Rick, Manias, Elizabeth, Hegney, Desley, Tuckett, Anthony, Piper, Donella, Hor, Suyin, Mallock, Nadine, Williams, Allison, Sorensen, Roslyn, Brownhill, Sue, Perrott, Bruce and Scheeres, Hermine (2007) Evaluation of the National Open Disclosure Program: Final Report Brisbane, QLD, Australia:

Book Chapter

  • Tuckett, Anthony G. and Tolson, Debbie (2011). Truth-telling and the evidence. In Debbie Tolson, Joanne Booth and Irene Schofield (Ed.), Evidence informed nursing with older people 1 ed. (pp. 55-67) Oxford; Ames: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Tuckett, Anthony G. (2006). Anthony Tuckett. In David Vernon (Ed.), Men at Birth: Stories of Triumph, Power and Love from the Men and Women who Brought New Life into the World - and How It was Done (pp. 50-57) Canberra, ACT, Australia: Australian College of Midwives.

  • Tuckett, Anthony G. (2002). An ethic of the fitting: A conceptual framework for nursing practice. In John Rowan and Samuel Zinaich (Ed.), Ethics for the professions (pp. 278-282) Belmont, California, USA: Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision