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DSM staff profile

Dr Fiona Doolan-Noble

PositionSenior Research Fellow, Rural Health
DepartmentDepartment of General Practice and Rural Health (Dunedin)
QualificationsMPHC PGDipPH RGN PhD
Research summaryMy key areas of interest are rural health and rural healthcare
TeachingI currently supervise both Master's and PhD students undertaking a variety of research studies grounded within rural health.
Memberships
  • Member of the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Member of the Curriculum Sub Committee of the Dunedin School of Medicine

Research

Within the area of rural health and healthcare my key areas of interest are:

  • The health and wellbeing of farmers, their families and farm workers
  • The frail elderly and those living with multimorbidity
  • Men's health
  • The health and wellbeing of rural health professionals
  • Resilience in rural health

I undertake both mixed methods and qualitative research.

Publications

Doolan-Noble, F., Mehta, P., Waters, D., & Baxter, G. D. (2019). Supporting ageing well research: Findings from a research priority setting exercise. Australasian Journal on Ageing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12615

Doolan-Noble, F., Pullon, S., Dowell, T., Fuller, D., & Love, T. (2019). Men living with obesity in New Zealand: What does this mean for health care in general practice? Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2019.02.005

Stokes, T., Atmore, C., Penno, E., Richard, L., Wyeth, E., Richards, R., Doolan-Noble, F., Gray, A. R., Sullivan, T., & Gauld, R. (2019). Protocol for a mixed methods realist evaluation of regional District Health Board groupings in New Zealand. BMJ Open, 9, e030076. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030076

Hale, L., Stokes, T., Scarth, B., Mani, R., Sullivan, T., Doolan-Noble, F., Jayakaran, P., Gray, A. R., Mann, J., & Higgs, C. (2019). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the diabetes community exercise and education programme (DCEP) for long-term management of diabetes. BMJ Open, 9(2), e025578. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025578

Landers, A., Dawson, D., & Doolan-Noble, F. (2018). Evaluating a model of delivering specialist palliative care services in rural New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 10(2), 125-131. doi: 10.1071/HC18004

Journal - Research Article

Doolan-Noble, F., Mehta, P., Waters, D., & Baxter, G. D. (2019). Supporting ageing well research: Findings from a research priority setting exercise. Australasian Journal on Ageing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12615

Doolan-Noble, F., Pullon, S., Dowell, T., Fuller, D., & Love, T. (2019). Men living with obesity in New Zealand: What does this mean for health care in general practice? Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2019.02.005

Landers, A., Dawson, D., & Doolan-Noble, F. (2018). Evaluating a model of delivering specialist palliative care services in rural New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 10(2), 125-131. doi: 10.1071/HC18004

Stokes, T., Azam, M., & Doolan Noble, F. (2018). Multimorbidity in Māori and Pacific patients: Cross-sectional study in a Dunedin general practice. Journal of Primary Health Care, 10(1), 39-43. doi: 10.1071/HC17046

Stokes, T., Tumilty, E., Doolan-Noble, F., & Gauld, R. (2018). HealthPathways implementation in a New Zealand health region: A qualitative study using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. BMJ Open, 8(12), e025094. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025094

Doolan-Noble, F., Barson, S., Lyndon, M., Cullinane, F., Gray, J., Stokes, T., & Gauld, R. (2018). Establishing gold standards for System-Level Measures: A modified Delphi consensus process. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy122

Stokes, T., Tumilty, E., Doolan-Noble, F., & Gauld, R. (2017). Multimorbidity, clinical decision making and health care delivery in New Zealand primary care: A qualitative study. BMC Family Practice, 18, 51. doi: 10.1186/s12875-017-0622-4

Greatbanks, R., Doolan-Noble, F., & McKenna, A. (2017). Cheques and challenges: Business performance in New Zealand general practice. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(3), 185-190. doi: 10.1071/HC17047

Barson, S., Doolan Noble, F., Gray, J., & Gauld, R. (2017). Healthcare leaders' views on successful quality improvement initiatives and context. Journal of Health Organization & Management, 31(1), 54-63. doi: 10.1108/JHOM-10-2016-0191

Johnson, R., Ansley, P., Doolan-Noble, F., Turley, E., & Stokes, T. (2017). Breastfeeding peer support in rural New Zealand: The views of peer supporters. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(2), 173-177. doi: 10.1071/HC16027

Doolan Noble, F., Lyndon, M., Hill, A. G., Gray, J., & Gauld, R. (2016). Developing and implementing a framework for system level measures: Lessons from New Zealand. Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 11(2), 18-26.

McLachlan, A., Doolan Noble, F., Lee, M., McLean, K., & Kerr, A. (2016). The electronic tracking of referral and attendance at cardiac rehabilitation in Counties Manukau Health: A potential model for New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1446), 64-71. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Kira, G., Doolan-Noble, F., Humphreys, G., Williams, G., O'Shaughnessy, H., & Devlin, G. (2016). A national survey of cardiac rehabilitation services in New Zealand: 2015. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1435), 50-58. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Doolan Noble, F., Gauld, R., & Waters, D. L. (2015). Are nurses more likely to report providing care plans for chronic disease patients than doctors? Findings from a New Zealand study. Chronic Illness, 11(3), 210-217. doi: 10.1177/1742395314567479

Doolan-Noble, F., Gauld, R., Waters, D. L., & Leon de la Barra, S. (2015). New Zealand health professional and patient perceptions of chronic illness care. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 3(1), 4-10. doi: 10.5750/ejpch.v3i1.852

Carryer, J., Doolan-Noble, F., Gauld, R., & Budge, C. (2014). New Zealand patients’ perceptions of chronic care delivery. Journal of Integrated Care, 22(2), 71-80. doi: 10.1108/JICA-12-2013-0048

Doolan-Noble, F., Smith, D., Gauld, R., Waters, D. L., Cooke, A., & Reriti, H. (2013). Evolution of a health navigator model of care within a primary care setting: A case study. Australian Health Review, 37(4), 523-528. doi: 10.1071/AH12038

Doolan-Noble, F., Tracey, J., & Mann, S. (2012). Why are there gaps in our management of those with high cardiovascular risk? Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(1), 21-29.

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Journal - Research Other

Stokes, T., Atmore, C., Penno, E., Richard, L., Wyeth, E., Richards, R., Doolan-Noble, F., Gray, A. R., Sullivan, T., & Gauld, R. (2019). Protocol for a mixed methods realist evaluation of regional District Health Board groupings in New Zealand. BMJ Open, 9, e030076. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030076

Hale, L., Stokes, T., Scarth, B., Mani, R., Sullivan, T., Doolan-Noble, F., Jayakaran, P., Gray, A. R., Mann, J., & Higgs, C. (2019). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the diabetes community exercise and education programme (DCEP) for long-term management of diabetes. BMJ Open, 9(2), e025578. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025578

Benatar, J., Doolan-Noble, F., & McLachlan, A. (2016). Cardiac rehabilitation in New Zealand: Moving forward. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1435), 68-74. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Doolan-Noble, F., Atmore, C., & Greatbanks, R. (2016). General practice: Balancing business and care. Journal of Primary Health Care, 8(3), 193-195. doi: 10.1071/HC15912

Doolan-Noble, F., Lyndon, M., Hau, S., Hill, A., Gray, J., & Gauld, R. (2015). How well does your healthcare system perform? Tracking progress toward the triple aim using system level measures. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1415). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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