Penny Buykx Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Ward B, Buykx P, Tham R, Kinsman L, Humphreys J.  Investing in longitudinal studies of primary health care: what can we learn about service performance, sustainability and quality?  The International Electronic Journal of Rural and Remote Health Research, Education Practice and Policy (in press)

Tham R, Buykx P, Kinsman L, Ward B, Humphreys J, Asaid A, Tuohey K, Jenner R.  Staff perspectives of primary health care service change: influences on staff satisfaction.  Australian Health Review (in press)

Ward B, Buykx P, Munro G, Hausdorf K, Wiggers J.  Review of policies and guidelines concerning alcohol consumption and promotion in Australian government schools.  Health Promotion Journal of Australia (in press)

Munro G, Buykx P, Ward B, Rae J, Wiggers J.  Adult drinking in Australian schools.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 38(3), 205-206

Carey TA, Wakerman J, Humphreys JS, Buykx P, Lindeman M.  (2013) What primary health care services should residents of rural and remote Australia be able to access?  A systematic review of "core" primary health care services.  BMC Health Services Research 13:178

Russell D, Humphreys JS, Ward B, Chisholm M, Buykx P, McGrail M, Wakerman J.  (2013)  Helping policymakers address rural health access problems.  Australian Journal of Rural Health 21(2), 61-71

Buykx P, Cooper S, Kinsman L, Endacott R, Scholes J, McConnell-Henry T, Cant R. (2012) Patient deterioration simulation experiences: impact on teaching and learning.  Collegian, 19(3), 125-129

Buykx P, Humphreys J, Tham R, Kinsman L, Wakerman J, Asaid A, Tuohey K.  (2012) How do small rural primary health care services sustain themselves in a constantly changing health system environment?  BMC Health Services Research  12.81

Buykx P, Humphreys J, Wakerman J, Perkins D, Lyle D, McGrail M, Kinsman L.  (2012) 'Making evidence count' - A framework to monitor the impact of health services research.  Australian Journal of Rural Health, 20, 51-58

Buykx P, Ritter A, Loxley W, Dietze P. (2012) Patients who attend the Emergency Department following medication overdose: self-reported mental health history and intended outcomes of overdose.  International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction 10:501-511

Cooper S, Bulle B, Biro MA, Jones J, Miles M, Gilmour C, Buykx P, Boland R, Kinsman L, Scholes J, Endacott R. (2012) Managing women with actue physiological deterioration: student midwives performance in a simulated setting.  Women and Birth 25(3), e25-e36

Kinsman L, Buykx P, Cant R, Champion R, Cooper S, Endacott R, McConnell-Henry T, Missen K, Porter J, Scholes J.  (2012) The FIRST2ACT simulation program improves nursing practice in a rural Australian hospital.  Australian Journal of Rural Health 20(5), 270-274

Kinsman L, Rotter T, Willis J, Snow P, Buykx P, Humphreys J.  (2012)  Do clinical pathways enhance access to evidence-based AMI treatment in rural emergency departments? Australian Journal of Rural Health  20, 59-66

Scholes J, Endacott R, Biro M, Bulle B, Cooper S, Miles M, Gilmour C, Buykx P, Kinsman L, Boland R et al (2012)  Clinical decision-making: midwifery students' recognition of, and response to, post partum haemorrhage in the simulation environment.  BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 12(1):19

Buykx P, Kinsman L, Cooper T, McConnell-Henry T, Cant R, Endacott R, Scholes J.  (2011) FIRST2ACT:  Educating nurses to identify patient deterioration - a theory-based model for best practice simulation education.  Nurse Education Today  31(7), 687-693

Cooper S, Buykx P, McConnell-Henry T, Kinsman L, McDermott S.  (2011) Simulation: can it eliminate failure to rescue? Nursing Times  107(3), 18-20

Tham R, Humphreys J, Kinsman L, Buykx P, Asaid A, Tuohey K.  (2011)  Study protocol: Evaluating the impact of a rural Australian primary health care service on rural health.  BMC Health Services Research 11(1),52

Buykx P, Loxley W, Dietze P, Ritter A.  (2010)  Medications used in overdose and how they are acquired - an investigation of cases attending an inner Melbourne Emergency Department.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 34(4), 401-404

Buykx P, Humphreys J, Wakerman J, Pashen D.  (2010)  A systematic review of effective retention incentives for health workers in rural and remote areas: Towards evidence based policy.  Australian Journal of Rural Health  18, 102-109

Buykx P, Dietze P, Ritter A, Loxley W.  (2010) Characteristics of medication overdose presentations to the ED: how do they differ from illicit drug overdose and self-harm cases?  Emergency Medicine Journal 27, 499-503

Cooper S, Kinsman L, Buykx P, McConnell- Henry R, Endacott R, Scholes J. (2010) Managing the deteriorating patient in a simulated environment: nursing students' knowledge, skill and situation awareness.  Journal of Clinical Nursing 27, 499-503

Endacott R, Scholes J, Buykx P, Cooper S, Kinsman L, McConnell-Henry T. (2010) Final year nursing students' ability to assess, detect and act on clinical cues of deterioration in a simulated environment.  Journal of Advanced Nursing 66(12), 2722-2731

Hutton J, Dent A, Buykx P, Flander L, Burgess S, Dietze P.  (2010) The characteristics of acute non-fatal medicaiton related events attended by ambulance services in the Melbourne Metropolitan Area 1998-2002.  Drug and Alcohol Review  29(1), 53-58

Tham R, Humphreys J, Kinsman L, Buykx P, Asaid A, Tuohey K, Riley K.  (2010) Evaluating the impact of sustainable comprehensive primary health care on rural health.  Australian Journal of Rural Health  18,166-172

Kinsman L, Buykx P, Humphreys J, Snow P, Willis J.  (2009) A cluster randomised trial to assess the impact of clinical pathways on acute myocardial infarction management in rural Australian emergency departments.  BMC Health Services Research  9(1),83

Munir V, Hutton J, Harney J, Buykx P, Weiland T, Dent A.  (2008)  Gamma-hydroxybutyrate: A 30 month emergency department review.  Emergency Medicine Australasia 20(6), 521-530

Heale P, Dieze P, Fry C.  (2003) Intentional overdose among heroin overdose survivors.  Journal of Urban Health  80, 230-237

Heale P, Chikritzhs T, Jonas H, Stockwell T, Dietze P.  (2002) Estimated alcohol-caused deaths in Australia, 1990-1997.  Drug and Alcohol Review 21(2), 121-129

Stockwell T, Heale P, Chikritzhs T, Dietze P, Catalano P.  (2002) How much alcohol is drunk in Australia in excess of the new Australian alcohol guidelines?  Medical Journal of Australia  176, 91-92

Chikritzhs R, Jonas H, Stockwell T, Heale P, Dietze P.   (2001) Mortality and life-years lost due to alcohol: a comparison of acute and chronic causes.  The Medical Journal of Australia  19(174), 281-284

Heale P, Lang E.  (2001) A process evaluation of the CREDIT (Court Referral and Evaluation for Drug Intervention and Treatment) pilot programme.  Drug and Alcohol Review  20(2), 223-230

Heale P, Hawks D, Lenton S.  (2000) Public awareness, knowledge and attitudes regarding the CEN system in South Australia.  Drug and Alcohol Reviews  19, 271-280

Lenton S, Heale P.  (2000) Arrest, court and social impacts of conviction for a minor cannabis offence under strict prohibition.  Contemporary Drug Problems  27, 805-833

Lenton S, Humeniuk R, Heale P, Christie P. (2000) Infringement versus conviction: the social impact of a minor cannabis offence in South Australia and Western Australia.  Drug and Alcohol Review 19, 257-264

Cochrane Review

Gillies D, Buykx P, Parker A, Hetrick S. (under review).  Consultation liaison in primary practice for mental health problems.  Cochrane Collaboration.

Non-Refereed Journal Articles

Buykx P, Missen K, Cooper S, Porter J, McConnell-Henrt T, Cant R, Kinsman L, Endacott R, Scholes J.  Emergency management training boosts nurse confidence.  (2012)  Australian Nursing Journal  19(7), 43

Buykx P. (2011)  Dummy run.  Nursing Standard 26(6), 64

Conference and Seminar Presentations

Ward B, Buykx P, Munro G, Hausdorf K, Rae J, Wiggers W, Gilligan C, Kippen R, Chapman K, McBride N.  (2014) The promotion and use of alcohol by adults in Australian schools. Paper presented at the 13th Austrlian Institute of Family Studies Conference, 30 July - 1 August, Melbourne, Australia

Buykx P, Gilligan C, Ward B, Kippen R, Chapman K.  (2104) Public support for alcohol policies associates with knowledge of cancer risk. Pap'er presented at the 40th Annual Meeting KBS, 9-13 June, Torino, Italy.

Berends L, Buykx P, Room R, Lubman D. (2013)  Research to inform alcohol and other drug system design and development in a climate of change.  Paper presented at the 8th Health Policy and Research Conference, 2- 4 December 2013, Wellington, New Zealand.

 Jones M, Griffin B, Humphreys J, Sureshkumar P, Buykx P. (2013) What factors orient doctors to rural practice: a systematic review.  Poster presented at the PHCRIS Conference, 10-12 July 2013.

Ward B, Humphreys J, Russell D, Chisholm M, McGrail M, Buykx P, Wakerman J. The impact of primary health care access on utilisation and outcomes:  evidence and policy implications for rural and remote health service delivery.  Paper presented at PHCRIS Conferencere, 10-12 July 2013.

Kinsman L, Humphreys J, Tham R, Buykx P, Asaid A, Tuohey K.  (2012) "Never underestimate the impact of policy"How does policy change impact on the sustainability of rural primary health services?  Paper presented at the IHCRC 4th Primary Health Care Reform Conference, 6-7 March, Brisbane.

Cooper S, Biro M, Bulle B, Jones J, Miles M, Gilmour C, Buykx P, Boland R, Kinsman L, Scholes J, Endacott R.  (2011) Managing maternal deterioration:  Student midwives' performance in a simulated setting.  Journal of Paediatrics and Child health: Abstracts of the 15th annual congress of the perinatal society of Australia and New Zealand.   10-13 April 2011, Wiley Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia, p 50.

Tham R, Buykx P, Humphreys J, Smsith K, Kinsman L, Asaid A, Tuohey K.  (2011)  What makes a rural primary health care service successful and sustainable?  Poster presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference, 13-16 March, Perth.

Buykx P, Humphreys J, Wakerman J, Pashen D.  (2010)  Rural and remote Retention - does anyone know?  Paper presented at the 2010 Mount Isa Rural, Remote & Indigenous Health Conference, 20-22 August, Mt Isa.

Cooper S, Kinsman L, Buykx P, McConnell-Henry R, Endacott R, Scholes J.  (2010) Managing the Deteriorating Patient in a Simulated Environment:  Nursing Students' Knowledge, Skill and Situation Awareness.  Paper presented at "The Deteriorating Patient" Seminar, 11-12 March, Sydney.

Tham R, Humphreys J, Kinsman L, Buykx P, Asaid A, Riley K.  (2009)  Impact of a Sustainable Primary Health Care Service on Rural Health.  Poster presented at the 6th Health Policy and Research Conference, 25-27 Nov, Brisbane.

Cooper S, Kinsman L, Buykx P, Endacott R, Scholes J. (2009)  Managing the Deteriorating Patient in a Simulated Environment: Nursing Students' Knowledge, Skill and Situation Awareness.  Paper presented at the Third International Clinical Skills Conference, 1-4 July, Prato, Italy.

Endacott R, Scholes J, Buykx P, Cooper S, Kinsman L, McConnell-Henry T.  (2009)  Nursing Students' Ability to Detect and Manage Signs of Deterioration in a Simulated Environment.  Paper presented at the Third International Clinical Skills Conference, 1-4 July, Prato, Italy.

Kinsman L, Buykx P, Snow P, Willis J.  (2009) Evidence for the Role of Clinical Pathways in Rural Hospitals.  Poster presented at the 10th Rural Health Conference, 17-20 May, Cairns.

Buykx P. (2007)  Medication Overdose Presentations to the Emergency Department.  Paper presented at the Faculty of Health Sciences Seminar Series.  24 April, Bendigo.

Cameron J, Buykx P, Talko T, Lee N, Ritter A, Berends L.  (2006)  Treatment for Depression:  A Qualitative Exploration of the Experiences of Alcohol and Drug Users.  Paper presented at the 19th Annual Winter School in the Sun, Brisbane.

Cameron J, Buykx P, Talko T, Lee N, Ritter A, Berends L.  (2006)  Treatment for Depression: A Qualitative Exploration of the Experiences of Alcohol and Drug Users. Paper presented at the Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre 'Work in Progress' Symposium, Melbourne.

Buykx P, Dietze P, Dent A.  (2005)  Medication Overdose Presentations to the Emergency Department (ED).  Paper presented at the 2005 Annual APSAD Conference, 1-3 November, Melbourne.

Buykx P, Talko T, Ritter A, Berends L.  (2005)  Treatment for Depression:  A Qualitative Exploration of the Experiences of Alcohol and Drug Users.  Paper presented at Turning Point Work in Progress Symposium, 2 September 2005, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne.

Dietze P, Hutton J, Heale P, Cvetkovski S, Dent A, Burgess S.  (2004)  Acute Medication Related Events Attended by Ambulances in Metropolitan Melbourne.  Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug-Related Harm, 20-24 April, Melbourne, Australia.

Heale P, Alberti S, Barnes L.  (2003) Assessment of Blood Borne Virus Transmission Risk in Victorian Prisons.  Poster presented at the 14th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug-Related Harm, 6-10 April, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Heale P, Dietze P.  (2003)  Non-Fatal Pharmaceutical and Over-The-Counter Medication Overdose:  A Study of Prevalence and Context.  Paper presented at Turning Point Work in Progress Symposium, 22 August 2003, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne.

Heale P, Dietze P, Cvetkovski S. (2002)  Benzodiazepine Related Ambulance Attendance in Melbourne.  Paper presented at the VAADA Annual Conference - Everyday Drugs, Everyday Problems - 2-3 December 2002, Carlton, Melbourne.

Heale P. (2002) Non-fatal Heroin Overdose and Suicidality: Towards a More Detailed Understanding of the Relationship.  Paper presented at the 13th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug-Related Harm, 3-7 March, Ljublijana, Slovenia.

Chikritzhs T, Stockwell T, Heale P, Jonas H, Dietze P.  (2000) National and State-Wide Trends in Indicators of Alcohol Related Harm: The National Alcohol Indicators Project.  Paper presented at the 2000 Annual APSAD Conference, 20-22 November, Melbourne.

Heale P, Stockwell T, Dietze P, Chikritzhs T. (2000) Alcohol Consumption in Australia Above Low Risk Limits for Health.  Paper presented at the 2000 Annual APSAD Conference, 20-22 November, Melbourne.

Heale P, Lang E.  (1999)  The Evaluation of CREDIT.  Paper presented at the 1999 Annual APSAD Conference, 8-10 November, Canberra.

Heale P, Lenton S, Erickson P, Single E, Hawks D, Lang E.  (1999)  Legislative Options for Cannabis Possession, Use and Supply; a Comparison of Models.  Paper presented at the 1999 Annual APSAD Conference, 8-10 November, Canberra.

Lenton S, Heale P, Erickson P, Single E, Hawks D, Lang E.  (1999)  A Recommended Model for the Regulation of Cannabis Possession, Use and Supply in Victoria.  Paper presented at the 1999 Annual APSAD Conference, 8-10 November, Canberra.

Hawks D, Rydon P, Stockwell T, White M, Chikritzhs T, McLeod R, Heale P.  (1998)  The Fremantle Police -Licensee Accord: Impact on Serving Practices, Harm and the Wider Community.  Paper presented at "Drug Trials and Tribulations: Lessons for Australian Drug Policy", February 1998, Perth.

Loxley W, Sullivan P, Heale P.  (1998)  Testing for Blood Borne Viral Infections in Injecting Drug Users:  Is it Work the Cost?  Paper presented at the 11th Annual Winter School in the Sun, 6-9 July 1998, Brisbane.

Selected Other Publications and Reports

Lubman D, Manning V, Best D, Garfield J, Lloyd B, Mugavin J, Buykx P, Matthews S, Berends L, Larner A, Gao C, Allsop S, Room R. (2104) A study of patient pathways in alcohol and other drug treatment (draft report).  Turning Point, Fitzroy.

Buykx P, Ward W, Chisholm M.  (2013)  Planning alcohol and other drug services in rural and remote areas:  the role of spatial access.  Review of drug and alcohol prevention and treatment service sector working paper #2.  Monash University. http://dpmp.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/dpmp/page/WP2.pdf

Humphreys J. Wakerman J, Pashen D, Buykx P.  (2010)  Retention Strategies and Incentives for Health Workers in Rural and Remote Areas: What Works?  Canberra: Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI)

Buykx P, Tham R, Humphreys J.  (2009) Making a Difference: The Elmore Primary Health Service Study: Elmore and Lockington Communities Health Service Survey. Monash University School of Rural Health.

Kinsman L, Endacott R, Cooper S, Scholes J, Buykx P, McConnell-Henry T.  (2009)  Situational Awareness of Patient Deterioraton in a Simulated Environment.  Study funded by a Major Research Grant from the Nurses Board of Victoria, April 2008 - December 2008.

Berends L, Carswell S, Roberts B, Pimm F, Buykx P, Sciacchitano L. (2008) Mental health and addictions workforce development infrastructure evaluation.  Final Report.  Melbourne: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

Kenny A, McLennan J, Nankervis K, Kidd T, Connell S, Buykx P. (2007)  Strengthening Mature Age Students' Access into Undergaduate Nurse Education.  Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bendigo.

Buykx P, Dietze P. (2006) Exploring Melbourne's Hidden Epidemic: Medication Overdose, Depression and Their Management by First Responders. Melbourne:  Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

Cameron J, Buykx P, Talko T, Lee N, Ritter A, Berends L.  (2006)  Treatment for depression: a qualitative exploration of the experiences of alcohol and drug users.  Melbourne: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

Berends L, Roberts B, Pritchard E, Buykx P, Cameron J.  (2005)  Evaluation of the Australian Defence Force Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Service Program.  Melbourne: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

Heale P, Swan A, Bowen K, Alberti A, Ritter A, Hamilton M.  (2002) Review of Client Services Funding Models: Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative.  Melbourne, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

Dietze P, McElwee P, Heale P, Jonas H, Hanlin K, Cvetkovski S.  (2001)  The Victorian Alcohol Statistics Handbook Volume 2:  Alcohol-Related Serious Road Injury and Assault in Victoria, 1992-1999.  Melbourne:  Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

Stockwell T, Heale P, Dietze P, Chikritzhs T, Catalano P.  (2001)  Patterns of Alcohol Consumption in Australia.  National Alcohol Indicators Project, Technical Report No.3.  Perth: National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology.

  Lenton S, Heale P, Erickson P, Single E, Lang E, Hawks D.  (2000)  The Regulation of Cannabis Possession, Use and Supply: A Discussion Document Prepared for the Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee of the Parliament of Victoria.  (NDI Monograph No. 3).  Perth:  National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology.

Chikritzhs T, Jonas H, Heale P, Stockwell T, Dietze P, Hanlin K, Webb M.  (2000)  National Alcohol Indicators Project, Technical Report No. 1.  Alcohol Caused Deaths and Hospitalisations in Australia, 1990-1997.  National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology and Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Melbourne.

Heale P, Stockwell T, Dietze P, Chikritzhs T, Catalano P. (2000)  Patterns of Alcohol Consumption in Australia, 1998.  National Alcohol Indicators Project, Bulletin No. 3.  Perth: National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology.

Loxley W, Davidson P, Heale P, Sullivan P. (2000)  Drawing Blood: Injecting Drug Users, Blood Borne Viruses, Testing and Vaccination.  Perth: National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology.

Chikritzhs T, Jonas H, Heale P, Dietze P, Hanlin K, Stockwell T.  (1999)  Alcohol Caused Deaths and Hospitalisations in Australia, 1990-1997.  National Alcohol Indicators Project, Bulletin No. 1. Perth: National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology.

Chikritzhs T, Stockwell T, Heale P, Dietze P, Webb M.  (1999)  Trends in Alcohol-Related Road Injury in Australia, 1990-1997.  National Alcohol Indicators Project, Bulletin No. 2. Perth: National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology.

Hawks D, Rydon P, Stockwell T, White M, Chikritzhs T, Heale P. (1999)  The Evaluation of the Fremantle Police-Licensee Accord: Impact on Serving Practices, Harm and the Wider Community.  Perth: National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology.

Heale P, Lang E.  (1999)  Court Referral and Evaluation for Drug Intervention and Treatment (CREDIT).  Melbourne: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

Heale P, Hawks D, Lenton S.  (1999)  Public Awareness, Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding the CEN System in South Australia. Bentley: NCRPDA.

Lenton S, Bennett M, Heale P.  (1999)  The Social Impact of a Minor Cannabis Offence Under Strict Prohibition - the Case of Western Australia.  Bentley: NCRPDA.

Lenton S, Christie P, Humenuiuk R, Brooks A, Bennett M, Heale P. (1999)  Infringement versus Conviction: the Social Impact of a Minor Cannabis Offence Under a Civil Penalties System and Strict Prohibition in  Two Australian States. Canberra: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 36.

Montague M, Berends L, Heale P, Bowen A, Lynch R, Ritter A, King T.  (1999)  Drug Education for First Offenders Service: Evaluation.  Melbourne: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.

Midford R, Heale P.  (Eds)(1997)  Under the influence?  Issues and Practicalities of Alcohol and Other Drug Testing in the Workplace.  Proceedings of a Forum held in Perth, Western Australia, 8 October 1996, National Centre for Research into the Prevention of Drug Abuse, Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University.