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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Sonya Morgan

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Primary Health Care and General Practice (UOW)
Research summaryCommunication in health care

Research

Sonya has been working in the Department since 2001 on a variety of projects, completing a Master of Health Science thesis exploring communication mismatches in general practice consultations in 2008. Her current research interests are in the area of interprofessional collaboration/teamwork in primary health care settings.

Publications

Morgan, S., Pullon, S., Garrett, S., & McKinlay, E. (2019). Interagency collaborative care for young people with complex needs: Front-line staff perspectives. Health & Social Care in the Community. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12719

McKinlay, E. M., Morgan, S. J., Gray, B. V., Macdonald, L. M., & Pullon, S. R. H. (2017). Exploring interprofessional, interagency multimorbidity care: Case study based observational research. Journal of Comorbidity, 7(1), 64-78. doi: 10.15256/joc.2017.7.103

Morgan, S. J., Pullon, S. R. H., Macdonald, L. M., McKinlay, E. M., & Gray, B. V. (2017). Case study observational research: A framework for conducting case study research where observation data are the focus. Qualitative Health Research, 27(7), 1060-1068. doi: 10.1177/1049732316649160

Pullon, S., Morgan, S., Macdonald, L., McKinlay, E., & Gray, B. (2016). Observation of interprofessional collaboration in primary care practice: A multiple case study. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(6), 787-794. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2016.1220929

Morgan, S., Pullon, S., & McKinlay, E. (2015). Observation of interprofessional collaborative practice in primary care teams: An integrative literature review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52, 1217-1230. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.03.008

Journal - Research Article

Morgan, S., Pullon, S., Garrett, S., & McKinlay, E. (2019). Interagency collaborative care for young people with complex needs: Front-line staff perspectives. Health & Social Care in the Community. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12719

McKinlay, E. M., Morgan, S. J., Gray, B. V., Macdonald, L. M., & Pullon, S. R. H. (2017). Exploring interprofessional, interagency multimorbidity care: Case study based observational research. Journal of Comorbidity, 7(1), 64-78. doi: 10.15256/joc.2017.7.103

Morgan, S. J., Pullon, S. R. H., Macdonald, L. M., McKinlay, E. M., & Gray, B. V. (2017). Case study observational research: A framework for conducting case study research where observation data are the focus. Qualitative Health Research, 27(7), 1060-1068. doi: 10.1177/1049732316649160

Pullon, S., Morgan, S., Macdonald, L., McKinlay, E., & Gray, B. (2016). Observation of interprofessional collaboration in primary care practice: A multiple case study. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(6), 787-794. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2016.1220929

Morgan, S., Pullon, S., & McKinlay, E. (2015). Observation of interprofessional collaborative practice in primary care teams: An integrative literature review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52, 1217-1230. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.03.008

Pullon, S., McKinlay, E., Beckingsale, L., Perry, M., Darlow, B., Gray, B., Gallagher, P., Hoare, K., & Morgan, S. (2013). Interprofessional education for physiotherapy, medical and dietetics students: A pilot programme. Journal of Primary Health Care, 5(1), 52-58.

Morgan, S. (2013). Miscommunication between patients and general practitioners: Implications for clinical practice. Journal of Primary Health Care, 5(2), 123-128.

Raymont, A., Morgan, S., McLeod, D., Dowell, A., van Rij, A., Cumming, J., … Dew, K., & Cormack, D. (2008). New Zealand general practitioners' non-urgent referrals to surgeons: Who and why? New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1275). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1275/3091/content.pdf

Dew, K., Morgan, S., Dowell, A., McLeod, D., Bushnell, J. A., & Collings, S. (2007). ′It puts things out of your control′: Fear of consequences as a barrier to patient disclosure of mental health issues to general practitioners. Sociology of Health & Illness, 29(7), 1-16.

Dew, K., Cumming, J., McLeod, D., Morgan, S., McKinlay, E., Dowell, A., & Love, T. (2005). Explicit rationing of elective services: Implementing the New Zealand reforms. Health Policy, 74, 1-12.

McLeod, D., Pullon, S., Benn, C. A., Cookson, T., Dowell, A., Viccars, A., White, S., Green, R., & Crooke, M. J. (2004). Can support and education for smoking cessation and reduction be provided effectively by midwives within primary maternity care? Midwifery, 20(1), 37-50. doi: 10.1016/S0266-6138(03)00051-2

Pullon, S., Webster, M., McLeod, D., Benn, C., & Morgan, S. (2004). Smoking cessation and nicotine replacement therapy in current primary maternity care. Australian Family Physician, 33(1/2), 94-96.

McLeod, D., Dew, K., Morgan, S., Dowell, A., Cumming, J., Cormack, D., McKinlay, E., & Love, T. (2004). Equity of access to elective surgery: Reflections from NZ clinicians. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 9(Suppl. 2), 41-47.

Morgan, S., McLeod, D., Kidd, A., & Langford, B. (2004). Genetic testing in New Zealand: The role of the general practitioner. New Zealand Medical Journal, 117(1206). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/117-1206/1178/content.pdf

McLeod, D., Morgan, S., McKinlay, E., Dew, K., Cumming, J., Dowell, A., & Love, T. (2004). Use of, and attitudes to, clinical priority assessment criteria in elective surgery in New Zealand. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 9(2), 91-99.

McLeod, D., Morgan, S., McKinlay, E., Dew, K., Cumming, J., Dowell, A., & Love, T. (2004). Clinicians' reported use of clinical priority assessment criteria and their attitudes to prioritization for elective surgery: A cross-sectional survey. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 74(11), 1003-1009.

Morgan, S., Dixon, J., Kidd, A., & McLeod, D. (2003). Genetics and genetic testing: Questions, answers and case scenarios. New Zealand Family Physician, 30(6), 420-424.

McLeod, D., Benn, C. A., Pullon, S. R., Viccars, A., Morgan, S., Cookson, T. J., & Dowell, A. C. (2003). The midwife's role in facilitating smoking behaviour change during pregnancy. Midwifery, 19, 285-297.

Pullon, S. R., McLeod, D., Benn, C. A., Viccars, A., Morgan, S., Cookson, T. J., Dowell, A. C., & Green, R. (2003). Smoking cessation in New Zealand: Education and resources for use by midwives for women who smoke during pregnancy. Health Promotion International, 18(4), 315-325.

White, S. J., & Low, J. (2002). When mothers turn a visual story into a verbal one for their children: Previewing helps with the telling, conversing and remembering. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26(4), 360.

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