Professor Elizabeth McInnes
Associate Professor Elizabeth McInnes is the Deputy Director of the Nursing Research Institute a joint initiative between St Vincents and Mater Health Sydney and the Australian Catholic University. She is Chief Investigator and Co-investigator on 22 competitive research grants since 2009 totalling a value over $8.6 million, which includes multi-method evaluations of clinician practice change.
Schadewaldt V, McInnes E, Hiller J, Gardner A. Collaboration between nurse practitioners and medical practitioners in primary care - discrepancy between concept and experience. BMC Family Practice (August  2017).
McInnes E, Dumville J, Jammali-Blasi A, Bell-Syer S, Cullum, N Leung V. Support surfaces for pressure ulcer treatment. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (August 2017).
Helms C, Gardner A., McInnes E. The use of advanced web-based survey design in Delphi research. J Advanced Nursing 2017 10.1111/jan.13381.
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 2775:35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.06.014.
Craig L, Taylor BN, Grimley R, Cadilhac D, McInnes E, et al. Development of a theory-informed implementation intervention to improve triage, treatment and transfer of stroke patients in emergency departments using the Theoretical Domains Framework: The T3 Trial. Implementation Science 20171288. doi.org/10.1186/s13012-017-0616-6
Chaboyer W, Harbeck E, Bucknall T, McInnes E, Thalib, L, Whitty, J, Wallis M., Gillespie B.  Initial psychometric testing and validation of the Patient Participation in Pressure Injury Prevention scale. J Adv Nurs 2017 73(9): 2237-2247. doi: 10.1111/jan.13289.
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.
Roberts S, Wallis M, McInnes E, Bucknall T, Banks M, Ball L, Chaboyer W. Patients&rsquo perceptions of a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle in hospital: a qualitative descriptive study to guide evidence-based practice. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 2017 doi: 10.1111/wvn.12226.
Webster J, Bucknall T, Wallis M, McInnes E, Roberts S, Chaboyer W. Does participating in a clinical trial affect subsequent nursing management? Post-trial care for participants recruited to the INTACT pressure ulcer prevention trial. IJNS 201771:34-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.02.022.
Craig LE, Churilov L, Olenko L, Cadilhac DA, Grimley R, Dale S, Martinez-Garduno C, McInnes E, Considine J, Grimshaw JM, Middleton S. Testing a systematic approach to identify and prioritise barriers to successful implementation of a complex healthcare. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2017 17:24 DOI 10.1186/s12874-017-0298-4.
Chaboyer W, Bucknall T, Gillespie B, Thalib L, McInnes E, Considine J, Murray E, Duffy P, Tuck M, Harbeck E. Adherence to evidence-based pressure injury prevention guidelines in routine clinical practice: a longitudinal study. Int Wound J 2017. doi: 10.1111/iwj.12798.
Boaden E, Doran D, Burnell J, Clegg A, Dey P, Hurley M, Alexandrov A. McInnes E, Watkins CL. Screening for aspiration risk associated with dysphagia in acute stroke: Protocol. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017 (6) CD012679.
Jammali-Blasi A, McInnes E, Middleton S. A survey of acute care clinicians&rsquo views on factors influencing hand hygiene practice and actions to improve hand hygiene compliance. Infection, Disease & Health 2016 21(1):16-25 dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2016.01.004.
Drury P, McInnes E, Hardy J, Middleton S. Stroke unit Nurse Managers&rsquo views of individual and organisational factors liable to influence evidence-based practice: a survey. Int J of Nursing Practice 2016 22(2): 169&ndash178.
Schadewaldt V, McInnes E, Hiller JE, Gardner A. Experiences of nurse practitioners and medical practitioners working in collaborative practice models in primary healthcare &ndash a multiple case study using mixed methods.  BMC Family Practice 2016 17(1): 1-16. DOI 10.1186/s12875-016-0503-2.
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 DOI 10.1186/s12913-016-1615-z.
Helms C, Gardner A, McInnes E. Consensus on an Australian Nurse practitioner specialty framework using Delphi methodology: results from the CLLEVER 2 study.  J Adv Nurs 2016 73(2): 433-447. Doi: 10.1111/jan.13109
Middleton S, Levi C, Dale S, Cheung NW, McInnes E, Considine J, D&rsquoEste C, Cadilhac DA, Grimshaw J et al. Triage, Treatment and Transfer of Patients with Stroke in Emergency Departments Trial (The T3 Trial): A cluster randomised trial protocol. Implementation Science 2016 11(1): 139.
Roberts S, McInnes E, Wallis M, Bucknall, T, Banks M, Chaboyer, W. Nurses&rsquo perceptions of a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle: a qualitative descriptive study. BMC Nursing 2016 15(1): 64.
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 review using the theoretical domains framework (TDF). Implementation Science 2016 11:157 DOI 10.1186/s13012-016-0524-1.
Chaboyer W, Bucknall T, Webster  J, McInnes E, Gillespie B, Banks M, Whitty J. Thalib L, Roberts S, Tallott M, Cullum N, Wallis M.  The effect of a patient centred care bundle intervention on pressure ulcer incidence (INTACT): a cluster randomised trial. IJNS 2016 64: 63-71.
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): 309&ndash312.** Invited Editorial **
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.
Chaboyer W, Bucknall T, Webster J, McInnes E, Banks M, Wallis M, Gillespie, B, Whitty J, Thalib L, Roberts S, Cullum N. INTroducing A Care bundle To prevent pressure injury (INTACT) in at-risk patients: a protocol for a cluster randomised trial. IJNS 2015 52(11): 1659-1668.
Knowles S, Lawrence T, McInnes E, Elliott D, Hardy J, Middleton S. Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviour intentions for three bowel management practices in intensive care: effects of a targeted protocol implementation for nursing and medical staff. BMC Nursing 2015 14: 6.
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.
McInnes E, Phillips R, Middleton S, Gould D. A qualitative study of senior hospital managers&rsquo views on current and innovative strategies to improve hand hygiene hand hygiene compliance. BMC Infectious Diseases 2014 14: 611  doi:10.1186/s12879-014-0611-3. **Editor&rsquos Choice**
Drury P, Levi C, D&rsquoEste C, McElduff P, McInnes E, Hardy J, Dale S, Cheung NW, Grimshaw J, Quinn C, Ward J, Evans M, Cadilhac D, Griffiths R, Middleton S. Quality in Acute Stroke Care (QASC): Process evaluation of an intervention to improve the management of fever, hyperglycaemia, and swallowing dysfunction following acute stroke. Int Journal of Stroke 2014 9(6): 766-776.
Gillespie BM, Chaboyer WP, McInnes E, Kent B, Whitty JA, Thalib L. Repositioning for pressure ulcer prevention in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009958. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009958.pub2. IF 5.785 (Most downloaded new review in 2014 in the Cochrane Library)
Drury P, Levi C, McInnes E, Hardy J, Ward J, Grimshaw J, D&rsquoEste C, Dale S, McElduff P, Cheung W, Quinn C, Griffiths R, Evans M, Cadhilac D, Middleton S. Management of fever, hyperglycaemia and swallowing dysfunction following hospital admission for acute stroke in New South Wales, Australia.  International Journal of Stroke 2014 9(1): 23-31.
Schadewaldt V, McInnes E, Hiller J, Gardner A. Investigating characteristics of collaboration between nurse practitioners and medical practitioners in primary health care: A mixed methods multiple case study protocol. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2014 70(5): 1184-93.
Knowles S, McInnes E, Elliott D, Hardy J, Middleton S. Evaluation of the implementation of a bowel management protocol in intensive care: effect on clinician practices and patient outcomes. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2014 23(5-6): 716-30.
Duff J, Walker K, Omari A, Middleton S, McInnes E.  Educational outreach visits to improve nurses' use of mechanical venous thromboembolism prevention in hospitalised medical patients: A prospective before-and-after intervention study. Journal of Vascular Nursing 2013 31(4): 139-149.
McInnes E, Chaboyer W, Allen T, Murray E, Webber L.  Acute care patient mobility patterns and documented pressure injury prevention &ndash an observational study and survey. Wound Practice and Research 2013 21(3): 116-125.
McInnes E, Jammali-Blasi A, Dumville J, Bell-Syer S, Cullum, N. Support surfaces for treating pressure injury: A Cochrane systematic review. IJNS 2013 50(3): 419&ndash430.
Duff J, Omari A, Middleton S, McInnes E, Walker K. Educational outreach visits to improve venous thromboembolism prevention in hospitalised medical patients: a prospective before-and-after intervention study. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13: 398.
McMaster R, Jammali-Blasi A, Noorgaard K, McInnes E. A survey of the research goals and support needs of mental health consultation liaison nurses. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing 2013 22: 154&ndash161.
Schadewaldt V, McInnes E, Hiller J, Gardner A. Views and experiences of nurse practitioners and medical practitioners with collaborative practice in primary health care - an integrative review. BMC Family Practice 2013 14: 132 doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-132.
Tong A, Flemming K, McInnes E, Oliver S, Craig J. Enhancing transparency in reporting the synthesis of qualitative research: ENTREQ. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:181 doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-181.
Sutherland-Fraser S, McInnes E, Maher E, Middleton S. Peri-operative nurses' knowledge and reported practice of pressure injury risk assessment and prevention: A before-after intervention study. BMC Nursing 2012, 11:25 doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-25.
Coventry A, McInnes E, Rosenberg J. End-of-life care in the intensive care unit: a systematic review of qualitative studies investigating the experiences and perceptions of the patient&rsquos family. JBI Protocol, July 2012.
Gillespie B, Chaboyer W, McInnes E, Whitty J, Kent B. Protocol: Repositioning for pressure ulcer prevention in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 7, 2012.
Haines M, Brown B, Craig J,  D&rsquoEste C, Elliott E,  Klineberg E,  McInnes E, Middleton S, Paul C,  Redman S, Yano E. Determinants of successful clinical networks: the conceptual framework and study protocol. Implementation Science 2012, 7:16.
McInnes E, Middleton S, Gardner G, Haines M, Haertsch M, Paul C, Castaldi P.  A qualitative study of stakeholder views of the conditions for and outcomes of successful networks BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:49 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-49
McInnes E, Jammali-Blasi A, Bell-Syer S, Dumville J, Cullum, N. Preventing pressure ulcers - are pressure-redistributing support surfaces effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nursing Studies 201249:345-359.
McInnes E, Dumville J, Jammali-Blasi A, Bell-Syer S, Cullum, N. Support surfaces for pressure ulcer treatment. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 12, 2011, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD009490.
McInnes E, Seers K, Tutton L. Older people&rsquos views in relation to risk of falling and need for intervention: a meta-ethnography of qualitative studies.  Journal of Advanced Nursing 2011 67(12), 2525&ndash2536.
McInnes E, Jammali-Blasi A, Bell-Syer S, Dumville J, Cullum, N. Support surfaces for pressure ulcer prevention. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4, 2011, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD001735.pub4.
Jammali-Blasi A, McInnes E, Markus R, Faux S, O&rsquoLoughlin G, Dale S, Middleton S. 90-day outcomes for a cohort of patients admitted to a metropolitan acute stroke unit. Journal of Vascular Nursing 201129(1): 3-10.
Drury P, Levi C, D&rsquoEste C, Dale S, Griffiths R, Grimshaw J, Ward J, Evans M, Quinn C, Cadilhac D, Cheung W, McElduff P, McInnes E et al.. The QASC Cluster Randomised controlled trial of an intervention to improve management of fever, hyperglycaemia and swallowing dysfunction in acute stroke: Did clinician behaviour change?  Cerebrovascular Diseases 2011 Vol 31 (suppl 2.)
Chiarella M and McInnes E.  Who to turn to? &lsquoKnowing the ropes&rsquo in an underbounded health care system. Contemporary Nurse 201036(1/2):10-20.
Li F, Walker K, McInnes E, Duff J. Testing the effect of a targeted intervention on nurses&rsquo compliance with best practice mechanical venous thromboembolism prevention. Journal of Vascular Nursing 2010 28(3):92-96.  Paper won award for best JVN paper 2010
Chiarella M, Salvage, J and McInnes E. Celebrating connecting with Communities: Co-production in global Primary Health Care. Primary Health Care Research & Development 2010 11:108&ndash122.
McInnes E.  Cochrane reviews - in their own words: support surfaces to prevent pressure ulcers. Cochrane review. Journal of Evidence Based Medicine 20103:132.
Jammali-Blasi A, McInnes E, Markus R, et al.  Death, dependency, disability and health status of stroke patients 90-days post-acute stroke unit care. Int J of Stroke. 2010 5 S1: 12.
Drury P, Levi C, Griffiths R, Ward J, Grimshaw J, D&rsquoEste C, Cheung W, McElduff P, Hardy J, McInnes E, Middleton S. Routine practices for fever, hyperglycaemia and dysphagia management in NSW acute stroke units. Int J of Stroke 2010 5(S1):26.
McInnes E, Seers K, Tutton E.  Testing the methods of meta-ethnography: falls prevention in older people. Int J of Evidence-Based Healthcare 2009 7(3):217. (Special supplement Abstracts of the 2009 Joanna Briggs Institute International Convention Ripples to Revolution.
Cochrane Wounds Group. Evidence-based wound care in the UK: a response to David Leaper. International Wound Journal 20096(4).
McInnes E, Seers K, Tutton E.  Testing the methods of meta-ethnography: falls prevention in older people. Int J of Evidence-Based Healthcare 2009 7(3):217.
Chiarella M & McInnes E. Morality, legality and reality-the role of the nurse in maintaining standards of care. Australian Journal Advanced Nursing 200826:77-83
McInnes E & Wimpenny P. Using the qualitative assessment and review instrument (QARI) software to synthesise studies on older people&rsquos views and experiences of falls prevention. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 20086:337-334.
Chiarella M, Thoms D, Lau C, McInnes E. An overview of the competency movement in nursing & midwifery. Collegian 200815(2):43-82.
Bunn F, Dickinson A, Barnett-Page E, McInnes E, Horton K. A systematic review of older peoples' perceptions of facilitators and barriers to participation in falls prevention interventions. Ageing and Society 2008:28449-472.
Legood, R and McInnes E.  Developing a guideline on the use of pressure-relieving devices for the prevention of pressure ulcers: the role of economic analysis.  Journal of Advanced Nursing 2005 50(3):307-314.
McInnes E.  To synthesize or not to synthesize!  That is the question (Editorial) Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 20052(2):49-51.
McInnes E, Gibbons E, Chandler-Oatts J.  Evidence for best practice. Clinical practice guidelines for the assessment and prevention of falls in older people. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 2005(2)1:33-36.
McInnes E (on behalf of the Guideline Development Group).  The use of pressure-relieving devices (beds, mattresses and overlays) for the prevention of pressure ulcers in primary and secondary care.  Journal of Tissue Viability 200414(1):4-23.
McInnes E and Askie L. Evidence review on older people's views and experiences of falls prevention strategies. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 2004:1(1):20-37.
Dutchak J, McInnes E, Macbeth F, Pearson M, Pilling S et al.  NICE clinical guidelines: Account of guideline development was inadequate (Letter). BMJ 2004 329(7465):571-572.
Rycroft-Malone J & McInnes E.  The prevention of pressure ulcers.  Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 2004:1(2):146-149.
Pellowe CM, Pratt RJ, Harper P, Loveday HP, Robinson N, Jones SR, MacRae ED, Mulhall A, Smith GW, Bray J, Carroll A, Chieveley Williams S, Colpman D, Cooper L, McInnes E et al. Evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections in primary and community care in England. J Hosp Infect. 2003 Dec55 Suppl 2:S2-127.
McInnes E.  The National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care.  Quality in Primary Care (formerly Journal of Clinical Excellence) 2002 4(1):190-191.
McInnes E, Harvey G, Duff L, Fennessy G, Seers K, Clarke E. Implementing evidence-based practice in clinical situations.  Nursing Standard 2001 15(41):40-44.
McInnes E, Cullum N, Luker K, Nelson A, Duff L.  The development of a national guideline on the management of leg ulcers.  J of Clinical Nursing 2000 9:208-217.
Duff L, McInnes E, Cullum N, et al.  Clinical guidelines for the management of venous leg ulcers.  Primary Health Care 1999 9(1):28-30.
McInnes E, Mira M, Atkin N et al. Can general practitioner input into discharge planning result in better outcomes for the frail aged - results from an RCT. Family Practice 199916(3):289-293.
McInnes E, Duff L, McClarey M.  Challenges in updating a systematic review.  Journal of Research In Nursing (formerly Nursing Times Research) 19994(1):66-71.
McInnes E, Atkin N, Mira M, Kennedy P, Cullen J.  Psychotropic medication use in a sample of frail, elderly inpatients in Sydney, Australia.  Australasian Journal on Ageing 199817(2):65-70.
McInnes E, Duff L. RCN national guideline on the management of leg ulcers.  Nursing Standard 199813(9):61-63.
Atkin N, McInnes E, Mira M, Kennedy P. GPs and geriatricians working together.  Letter to Medical Journal of Australia 1997167:455.
Ranmuthugala G, McInnes E, Mira M et al. A comparison of stated versus actual GP participation rates in the general practitioner pre-discharge project.? Australian Family Physician 199726 (Suppl 2).
McInnes E & Powell J.  Drug and alcohol referrals: are elderly substance abuse diagnoses and referrals being missed?  British Medical Journal 1994308:444-446.
Powell J & McInnes E.  Alcohol use among older hospital patients: findings from an Australian study.  Drug and Alcohol Review 199413:5-12.
Flemming K and McInnes E.  The use of morphine to treat cancer related pain: a worked example of Critical Interpretive Synthesis. Chapter 4., pp.59-82. In:. Hannes K and Lockwood C (eds.) Synthesising qualitative research: choosing the right approach. 2012 First Edition. John Wiley & Sons: UK.
Loftus-Hills A, McInnes L, Richens Y.  Chapter 7: Evidence-based practice in Hinchliff S, Norman S, Schober J.  Nursing practice and health care. (2003). 4th Edition. Arnold GB. pp.149-176.
- Mixed-methods implementation research
- Pressure injury research
- Models of care research
- Systematic reviews
- Qualitative synthesis
- Associate of Cochrane Qualitative Methods
- Member of Association for Qualitative Research
- Member, HSRAANZ
- Member, Australasian Evaluation Society
- Member, Society for Studies in Organising Healthcare
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