Associate Professor Elizabeth McInnes - Nat Sch of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor


Research methods: RCTs; surveys; quantiative and qualitative systematic reviews; qualitative.

Topics: Implementation science; practice change; models of care; stroke; pressure injury


Phone :(02) 8382 3791 (North Sydney)
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Research Interests

Implementation Research ; Health Services Research ; Pressure injury research ; Stroke ; Models of Care ; Qualitative Synthesis Methodology ; Systematic reviews (Meta-analysis) ;

Methods Expertise

Mixed methods ; RCTs ; Meta-Analysis ; Qualitative Synthesis ; Systematic Reviews ; qualitative methods ;

Research Projects

Selected Publications


Roberts S, McInnes E, Bucknall T, Wallis, M, Banks M, Chaboyer W. Process evaluation of a cluster randomised trial testing a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle: a mixed methods study. Implementation Science 2017; 12:18 DOI 10.1186/s13012-017-0547.

Whitty J, McInnes E, Bucknall T, Webster J, Gillespie B, Banks M, Lukman T, Wallis M et al. The cost-effectiveness of a patient centred pressure ulcer prevention care bundle: findings from INTACT cluster randomised trial. IJNS 2017; 27;75:35-42. doi:


Schadewaldt V, McInnes E, Hiller JE, Gardner A. Experiences of nurse practitioners and medical practitioners working in collaborative practice models in primary healthcare a?? a multiple case study using mixed methods. BMC Family Practice 2016; 17(1):

Craig LE, McInnes E, Taylor N, Grimley R, Cadilhac DA, Considine J, Middleton S. Identifying barriers and enablers for a triage, treatment and transfer clinical intervention to manage acute stroke patients in the emergency department: A systematic rev

Brown B, Patel C, McInnes E, Mays N, Young J, Haines M. The effectiveness of clinical networks in improving quality of care and patient outcomes: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies. BMC Health Services Research 2016; 16: 360


McInnes E, Haines M, Dominello A, Kalucy D, Jammali-Blasi A, Middleton S. What are the reasons for clinical network success? A qualitative study of stakeholder views. BMC Health Services Research 2015; 15: 497 doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1096-5.

McInnes E, Jammali-Blasi A, Bell-Syer S, Dumville J, Middleton V, Cullum, N. Support surfaces for pressure ulcer prevention. Fourth Update. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 9, 2015.

Harvey G, McInnes E. Disinvesting in ineffective and inappropriate practice: the neglected side of evidence-based healthcare? Editorial. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 2015; 12(6): 309a??312.** Invited Editorial **


McInnes E, Phillips R, Middleton S, Gould D. A qualitative study of senior hospital managersa?? views on current and innovative strategies to improve hand hygiene hand hygiene compliance. BMC Infectious Diseases 2014; 14: 611 doi:10.1186/s12879-014-061

McInnes E, Chaboyer W, Allen T, Murray E, Jones P. The role of patients in pressure injury prevention. A survey of acute care patients. BMC Nursing 2014; 13:41.