Gwyneth M Jolley

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BACKGROUND The Commission on the Social Determinants of Health and the World Health Organization have called for action to address the social determinants of health. This paper considers the extent to which primary health care services in Australia are able to respond to this call. We report on interview data from an empirical study of primary health care(More)
BACKGROUND Job loss is a discrete life event, with multiple adverse consequences for physical and mental health and implications for agency. Our research explores the consequences of job loss for retrenched workers' mental health by examining the interplay between their agency and the structures shaping their job loss experiences. METHODS We conducted two(More)
BACKGROUND This paper describes the development of a model of Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC) applicable to the Australian context. CPHC holds promise as an effective model of health system organization able to improve population health and increase health equity. However, there is little literature that describes and evaluates CPHC as a whole,(More)
Acknowledgements The Performance Indicators in Community Health Project could not have progressed without the support of senior management in Metropolitan Division, DHS and involvement of DHS and community health staff. In particular, members of the Performance Indicators in Community Health Working Group put considerable time and effort into ensuring(More)
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