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Prof Nicolette Sheridan MPH, DipOHP, DipTTchg, RGON

Professor

School of Nursing

Nicolette is Director of the Centre for Nursing and Health Research at Massey University New Zealand.  She is a registered nurse with a PhD and Master in Public Health from the University of Auckland and holds occupational health and tertiary teaching qualifications. She has tribal affiliations to Ngāpuhi in the North of Aotearoa. Her research interests include health-care consumer experiences of long term conditions, and investigating disparities in primary health care services between indigenous and non-indigenous citizens, and Pacific and non-Pacific citizens, as a means of monitoring government commitment to indigenous rights and equity in health care.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 213 6346 DDI
    Location: QA3.44, Quadrangle Building A
    Campus: Albany Auckland

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Auckland (2006)
  • Master of Public Health - University of Auckland (1997)
  • Diploma of Occupational Health Practice - University of Otago (1993)
  • Diploma in Tertiary Teaching - Central Institute of Technology (1998)
  • Registered General and Obstetric Nurse - Cook Hospital Gisborne (1982)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

health equity

primary health care 

population health

consumer experience

long term conditions

self-management

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Aged Health Care (111702): Health and Community Services (111708): Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance) (111711): Health Promotion (111712): Maori Health (111713): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Nursing (111000): Pacific Peoples Health (111715): Primary Health Care (111717): Public Health and Health Services (111700)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Sheridan, NF., Kenealy, TW., Kidd, JD., Schmidt-Busby, JIG., Hand, JE., Raphael, DL., . . . Rea, HH. (2015). Patients' engagement in primary care: powerlessness and compounding jeopardy. A qualitative study. Health Expectations. 18(1), 32-43
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, NF., Kenealy, TW., Schmidt-Busby, JI., & Rea, HH. (2015). Population health in New Zealand 2000-2013: From determinants of health to targets.. SAGE Open Med. 3, 2050312115573654
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, NF., Kenealy, TW., Connolly, MJ., Mahony, F., Barber, PA., Boyd, MA., . . . Moffitt, A. (2011). Health equity in the New Zealand health care system: A national survey. International Journal for Equity in Health. 10
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Stewart, L., Lampshire, D., Robust, TT., Parsons, J., . . . Connolly, M. (2017). When equity is central to research: Implications for researchers and consumers in the research team. International Journal of Integrated Care. 17(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Kuluski, K., Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Breton, M., McKillop, A., Shaw, J., . . . Wodchis, WP. (2017). “On the margins and not the mainstream:” Case selection for the implementation of community based primary health care in Canada and New Zealand. International Journal of Integrated Care. 17(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Kuluski, K., McKillop, A., Parsons, J., & Wong-Cornall, C. (2017). Are patient and carer experiences mirrored in the practice reviews of self-management support (PRISMS) provider taxonomy?. International Journal of Integrated Care. 17(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Eadie, IJ., & Sheridan, NF. (2017). Midwives’ experiences of working in an obstetric high dependency unit: A qualitative study. Midwifery. 47, 1-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Docherty, B., Sheridan, N., & Kenealy, T. (2016). Developing Brief Opportunistic Interactions: Practitioners facilitate patients to identify and change health risk behaviours at an early preventive stage. Primary Health Care Research and Development. 17(4), 319-332
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Day, K., Kenealy, TW., & Sheridan, NF. (2016). Should we embed randomized controlled trials within action research: Arguing from a case study of telemonitoring. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 16(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Breton, M., Steele Gray, C., Sheridan, N., Shaw, J., Parsons, J., Wankah, P., . . . Wodchis, WP. (2017). Implementing community based primary healthcare for older adults with complex needs in Quebec, Ontario and New-Zealand: Describing nine cases. International Journal of Integrated Care. 17(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Tenbensel, T., Miller, F., Breton, M., Couturier, Y., Morton-Chang, F., Ashton, T., . . . Wodchis, W. (2017). How do policy and institutional settings shape opportunities for community-based primary health care? A comparison of Ontario, Québec and New Zealand. International Journal of Integrated Care. 17(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Wong-Cornall, C., Parsons, J., Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., & Peckham, A. (2017). Extending “continuity of care” to include the contribution of family carers. International Journal of Integrated Care. 17(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
McKillop, A., Shaw, J., Sheridan, N., Gray, CS., Carswell, P., Wodchis, WP., . . . Kenealy, T. (2017). Understanding the attributes of implementation frameworks to guide the implementation of a model of community-based integrated health care for older adults with complex chronic conditions: A metanarrative review. International Journal of Integrated Care. 17(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Kenealy, TW., Sheridan, NF., & Orr-Walker, BJ. (2017). Six new studies about diabetes: What can we learn that might benefit māori and pacific people?. New Zealand Medical Journal. 130(1450), 8-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Mckillop, A., Sheridan, N., & Rowe, D. (2013). New light through old windows: Nurses, colonists and indigenous survival. Nursing Inquiry. 20(3), 265-276
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Salmon, E., Rea, H., Raphael, D., & Schmidt-Busby, J. (2011). Helplessness, self blame and faith may impact on self management in COPD: A qualitative study. Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 20(3), 307-314
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N. (2013). Medical professionalism requires that the best interest of the patient must always come first: Yes. Journal of Primary Health Care. 5(1), 74-75
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Parsons, JGM., Sheridan, N., Rouse, P., Robinson, E., & Connolly, M. (2013). A randomized controlled trial to determine the effect of a model of restorative home care on physical function and social support among older people. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 94(6), 1015-1022
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Barton, J., Dew, K., Dowell, A., Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Macdonald, L., . . . Stubbe, M. (2016). Patient resistance as a resource: candidate obstacles in diabetes consultations. Sociology of Health and Illness. 38(7), 1151-1166
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Daly, B., Arroll, B., Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., & Scragg, R. (2016). Quantification of diabetes consultations by the main primary health care nurse groups in Auckland, New Zealand. Primary Health Care Research and Development. 17(5), 524-529
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Kenealy, TW., Parsons, MJG., Rouse, APB., Doughty, RN., Sheridan, NF., Harré Hindmarsh, JK., . . . Rea, HH. (2015). Telecare for diabetes, CHF or COPD: Effect on quality of life, hospital use and costs. A randomised controlled trial and qualitative evaluation. PLoS ONE. 10(3)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Daly, B., Arroll, B., Kenealy, T., Sheridan, N., & Scragg, R. (2015). Management of diabetes by primary health care nurses in Auckland, New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care. 7(1), 42-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Kenealy, TW., Sheridan, NF., & Connolly, MJ. (2015). Healthpathways website: Making the right thing the easy thing to do?. New Zealand Medical Journal. 128(1408), 6-9
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Daly, B., Arroll, B., Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Stewart, A., & Scragg, R. (2014). Foot examinations of diabetes patients by primary health care nurses in Auckland, New Zealand. Primary Care Diabetes. 8(2), 139-146
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Daly, B., Arroll, B., Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., & Scragg, R. (2014). Diabetes knowledge of nurses providing community care for diabetes patients in Auckland, New Zealand. Primary Care Diabetes. 8(3), 215-223
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Daly, B., Kenealy, T., Arroll, B., Sheridan, N., & Scragg, R. (2014). Do primary health care nurses address cardiovascular risk in diabetes patients?. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 106(2), 212-220
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Daly, B., Arroll, B., Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., & Scragg, R. (2013). Characteristics of nurses providing diabetes community and outpatient care in Auckland. Journal of Primary Health Care. 5(1), 19-27
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Daly, B., Kenealy, T., Arroll, B., Sheridan, N., & Scragg, R. (2013). Contribution by primary health nurses and general practitioners to the diabetes annual review (Get Checked) programme in Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal. 126(1380), 15-26
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Macdonald, L., Stubbe, M., Tester, R., Vernall, S., Dowell, T., Dew, K., . . . Raphael, D. (2013). Nurse-patient communication in primary care diabetes management: An exploratory study. BMC Nursing. 12(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Parsons, M., Senior, H., Mei-Hu Chen, X., Jacobs, S., Parsons, J., Sheridan, N., . . . Kenealy, T. (2013). Assessment without action; a randomised evaluation of the interRAI home care compared to a national assessment tool on identification of needs and service provision for older people in New Zealand. Health and Social Care in the Community. 21(5), 536-544
[Journal article]Authored by: Senior, H., Sheridan, N.
Parsons, J., Rouse, P., Robinson, EM., Sheridan, N., & Connolly, MJ. (2012). Goal setting as a feature of homecare services for older people: Does it make a difference?. Age and Ageing. 41(1), 24-29
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Kenealy, T., Rees, D., Sheridan, N., Moffitt, A., Tibby, S., & Homer, J. (2012). A 'whole of system' approach to compare options for CVD interventions in Counties Manukau. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 36(3), 263-268
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Finlayson, MP., Sheridan, NF., Cumming, JM., & Fowler, S. (2012). The impact of funding changes on the implementation of primary health care policy.. Primary health care research & development. 13(2), 120-129
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Kenealy, T., & Sheridan, N. (2011). Protocol-based nurse management of type 2 diabetes did not differ from usual GP care for HbA<inf>1c</inf> levels. Annals of Internal Medicine. 155(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Connolly, MJ., Kenealy, T., Barber, PA., Carswell, P., Clinton, J., Dyall, L., . . . Sheridan, N. (2011). National variability in provision of health services for major long-term conditions in New Zealand (a report from the ABCC NZ study). New Zealand Medical Journal. 124(1344), 16-35
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N., Kinealy, T., Salmon, E., Rea, H., Raphael, D., & Schmidt-Busby, J. (2011). COPD self-management in New Zealand: Patient attitudes and behaviours. Journal of Primary Health Care. 3(4), 334-335
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Rea, H., Kenealy, T., Adair, J., Robinson, E., & Sheridan, N. (2011). Spirometry for patients in hospital and one month after admission with an acute exacerbation of COPD. International Journal of COPD. 6(1), 527-532
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Rea, H., Kenealy, T., Sheridan, N., & Gorman, D. (2010). Invisible care: Do we need a Code of Rights to protect family and informal carers?. New Zealand Medical Journal. 123(1317)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Rea, H., Kenealy, T., Horwood, F., Sheridan, N., Parsons, M., Wemekamp, B., . . . Degeling, P. (2010). Integrated systems to improve care for very high intensity users of hospital emergency department and for long-term conditions in the community. New Zealand Medical Journal. 123(1320)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sankaran, S., Kenealy, T., Adair, A., Adair, V., Coster, H., Whitehead, N., . . . Rea, H. (2010). A complex intervention to support 'rest home' care: A pilot study. New Zealand Medical Journal. 123(1308), 41-53
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Kenealy, T., Docherty, B., Sheridan, N., & Gao, R. (2010). Seeing patients first: Creating an opportunity for practice nurse care?. Journal of Primary Health Care. 2(2), 136-141
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Kenealy, TW., Eggleton, KS., Robinson, EM., & Sheridan, NF. (2010). Systematic care to reduce ethnic disparities in diabetes care. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 89(3), 256-261
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Parsons, M., & Rea, H. (2009). Health reality show: Regular celebrities, high stakes, new game - A model for managing complex primary health care. New Zealand Medical Journal. 122(1301), 31-42
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Neuwelt, P., Matheson, D., Arroll, B., Dowell, A., Winnard, D., Crampton, P., . . . Cumming, J. (2009). Putting population health into practice through primary health care. New Zealand Medical Journal. 122(1290), 98-104
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N., Finlayson, M., & Jones, M. (2009). Position statement: Primary health care nursing. Journal of Primary Health Care. 1(2), 95-97
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, M., Sheridan, N.
Docherty, B., Sheridan, N., & Kenealy, T. (2008). Painting a new picture for practice nurses in a capitated environment: Who holds the brush?. New Zealand Medical Journal. 121(1284)
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Fransen, M., Woodward, M., Norton, R., Coggan, C., Dawe, M., & Sheridan, N. (2002). Risk factors associated with the transition from acute to chronic occupational back pain. Spine. 27(1), 92-98
[Journal article]Authored by: Sheridan, N.

Conference

Shaw, J., McKillop, A., Sheridan, N., Gray, CS., Carswell, P., Wodchis, WP., . . . Kenealy, T.Advancing Implementation Science for Quality and Safety in Primary Health Care: The Integrated Care for Older Adults with Complex Health Needs Study (iCOACH). BMJ QUALITY & SAFETY. 26 (5)(pp. 431 - 432). 2044-5415.
[Conference]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., & iCOACH, PTT.Consumers with high complex needs co-create a relationship-based approach to care. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED CARE. 1568-4156.
[Conference]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Schmidt-Busby, J., & Rea, H.Population health in New Zealand 2000-2013: Targets disrupt service integration from addressing health determinants. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED CARE. 1568-4156.
[Conference]Authored by: Sheridan, N.
Rea, HH., Kenealy, TW., Rolland, T-M., Naumann, C., Hou, T., & Sheridan, N.Enabling Integrated Health and Care. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED CARE. 1568-4156.
[Conference]Authored by: Sheridan, N.

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