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Biography

Professor Mike Hazelton, RN MA PhD FACMHN is Professor of Mental Health Nursing at the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health. He completed an initial four-year term as Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the end of 2010 and will commence a second term as Head of School in early 2011. Mike has worked in different parts of Australia, including Western Australia and Tasmania, and has had extensive experience developing and implementing nursing programs in countries such as Singapore, Korea and Malaysia. Professor Hazelton has previously held the positions of Head of Nursing at the University of Tasmania, and Head of Nursing and Midwifery at Curtin University of Technology, in Western Australia. He was recently appointed Honorary Director of the Halla /Newcastle Centre for Problem Based Learning, Cheju Halla College, Republic of Korea. Professor Hazelton has a research background in both qualitative and quantitative methods, has published over 60 articles, books or book chapters on mental health, mental health nursing and the sociology of health and has undertaken consultancies for various governments, both Commonwealth and State in Australia. He is a past Editor of the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing and is currently a member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Nursing and Health Sciences and Mental Health and Substance Use: Dual Diagnosis. To date he has supervised 11 PhD students to successful completion; been the recipient of a number of awards for mental health nursing research; and in 2003 was made a Life Member of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, the highest honour awarded by that professional organisation.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Macquarie University
  • Master of Arts, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Macquarie University

Research

Research keywords

  • Crime and Health
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Mental Health in Primary Care
  • Older Person Health in Primary care
  • Violence in the Health Workplace

Research expertise

My main research areas of expertise are in mental health nursing/mental health, the sociology of mental health, violence in the health workplace and more recently crime and health. My current research includes projects investigating violence directed towards nursing and other health staff in the emergency department; the development of models of care for mental health nursing in primary care settings (general practice); and psychosocial treatments for the secondary victims (family and close friends) of homicide victims.

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111005Mental Health Nursing65
111799Public Health And Health Services Not Elsewhere Classified20
170199Psychology Not Elsewhere Classified15

Memberships

Editorial Board.

  • Member - International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
  • Member - International Journal of Mental Health Nursing

Appointments

Life Member
Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (Australia)
01/10/2006 - 01/12/2010

Awards

Best Research Paper: Co-recipient

200531st Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses
Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses (Australia)

Runner-up for Best Research paper: Co-recipient

200632nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses
Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses (Australia)

Collaboration

My primary research interests are in the areas of mental health nursing/mental health, mental health in primary care, and crime and health.

I have a research collaboration with Dr Peter Morrall (School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, in the area of crime and Health.

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Since the mid-1990s I have held Head of Nursing and Midwifery positions in three Australian universities.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Mental Health in Primary Care
  • Research Methods - Qualitative

Teaching expertise

My main areas of teaching expertise include mental health nursing, mental health, the sociology of mental health and qualitative research methods.

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Highlighted Publications

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2004Hazelton MJ, Clinton M, 'Human rights, citizenship and mental health reform in Australia', Mental health:global policies and human rights, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadelphia 43-60 (2004) [B1]
2002Habibis D, Hazelton MJ, Schneider R, Bowling A, Davidson J, 'A comparison of patient clinical and social outcomes before and after the introduction of an extended-hours community mental health team', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 36 392-398 (2002) [C1]
2002Clinton M, Hazelton MJ, 'Towards a Foucauldian reading of the Australian mental health nursing workforce', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 11 18-23 (2002) [C1]
2004Hazelton MJ, Habibis D, Schneider R, Davidson J, Bowling A, 'Effects of an extended-hours community mental health team on family caregiving in a semi-rural region of Australia', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 12 220-222 (2004) [C1]

Publications

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Book (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2004Hazelton MJ, Morrall P, Mental health: global policies and human rights, Whurr Publishers, Philadelphia, 196 (2004) [A3]

Chapter (10 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Hazelton MJ, Morrall P, 'Nursing, information technology and the humanization of health care', Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Informatics: Concepts and Applications, Medical Information Science Reference, Hershey, PA 135-149 (2011) [B1]
2010Hazelton MJ, Rossiter RC, Sinclair E, 'Lost to transition: Bridging the gap and supporting newly qualified practitioners', Creative Approaches to Health and Social Care Education, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 213-229 (2010) [B1]

Co-authors: Rachel Rossiter

2009Hazelton MJ, Morrall P, 'Mental health, the law and human rights', Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The Craft of Caring, Hodder Arnold, London, United Kingdom 597-606 (2009) [B1]
2009Chesterson J, Hazelton MJ, O'Brien AJ, 'The Australian and New Zealand context', Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The Craft of Caring, Hodder Arnold, London 721-730 (2009) [B2]
2007Keatinge DR, Morley C, Warne B, Roche JM, Anderson A, Wiltshire K, et al., 'Insights from clinical experts', Clinical Placement: An essential guide for nursing students, Elsevier, Marrickville, NSW 169-238 (2007) [B2]
2005Hazelton MJ, 'An Australian perspective on the state of knowledge of PMHing in the UK', Psychiatric and mental health nursing: the field of knowledge, Blackwell Publishing, Malden 250 (2005) [B1]
2004Hazelton MJ, Clinton M, 'Human rights, citizenship and mental health reform in Australia', Mental health:global policies and human rights, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadelphia 43-60 (2004) [B1]
2004Hazelton MJ, Morrell P, 'Introduction', Mental health:global policies and human rights, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadelphia xi-xviii (2004) [B1]
2004Hazelton MJ, 'Mental health, citizenship and human rights', Health in Australia: sociological concepts and issues, Pearson Longman, Sydney 200-215 (2004) [B1]
2003Chesterton J, Hazelton MJ, 'The Australian and New Zealand context: Prospects for mental health nursing 'down under'', Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The Craft of Caring, Arnold, London 597-606 (2003) [B1]
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Journal article (27 outputs)

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2013Plangpongpan S, Rossiter RC, Hazelton M, 'Crises in Care-giving - An Enduring State: Implications for Service Development in Thailand', Journal of the Psychiatric Association of Thailand, 58 333-344 (2013) [C1]

Co-authors: Rachel Rossiter

2013Pich J, Hazelton M, Kable A, 'Violent behaviour from young adults and the parents of paediatric patients in the emergency department', International Emergency Nursing, 21 157-162 (2013) [C1]
2013Haracz K, Ryan S, Hazelton M, James C, 'Occupational therapy and obesity: An integrative literature review', AUSTRALIAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY JOURNAL, 60 356-365 (2013) [C1]
2013Morrall P, Hazelton M, Shackleton W, 'Psychotherapy and Social Responsibility: The Challenging Case of Homicide', Psychotherapy and Politics International, 11 102-113 (2013) [C1]
2012Pich JV, Hazelton MJ, Kable AK, 'Emergency Department nurses' experiences with patient-related violence at work: A brief overview of qualitative results from the Australian VENT study', Connections, 15 18-19 (2012) [C3]

Co-authors: Ashley Kable

2011Morrall P, Hazelton MJ, Shackleton W, 'Homicide and its effect on secondary victims', Mental Health Practice, 15 14-19 (2011) [C1]
2011Smith DR, Hazelton MJ, 'Bibliometric awareness in nursing scholarship: Can we afford to ignore it any longer?', Nursing and Health Sciences, 13 384-387 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Derek Smith

2011Hazelton MJ, Rossiter RC, Sinclair E, Morrall P, 'Encounters with the 'dark side': New graduate nurses' experiences in a mental health service', Health Sociology Review, 20 172-186 (2011) [C1]
2011Pich JV, Hazelton MJ, Sundin DJ, Kable AK, 'Patient-related violence at triage: A qualitative descriptive study', International Emergency Nursing, 19 12-19 (2011) [C1]
2011Stone TE, McMillan MA, Hazelton MJ, Clayton EH, 'Wounding words: Swearing and verbal aggression in an inpatient setting', Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 47 194-203 (2011) [C1]
2010Pich JV, Hazelton MJ, Sundin DJ, Kable AK, 'Patient-related violence against emergency department nurses', Nursing & Health Sciences, 12 268-274 (2010) [C1]
2010Stone TE, McMillan MA, Hazelton MJ, 'Swearing: Its prevalence in healthcare settings and impact on nursing practice', Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17 528-534 (2010) [C1]
2009Joyce TA, McMillan MA, Hazelton MJ, 'The workplace and nurses with a mental illness', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 18 391-397 (2009) [C1]
2009Levett-Jones TL, Kenny RP, Van Der Riet PJ, Hazelton MJ, Kable AK, Bourgeois S, Luxford Y, 'Exploring the information and communication technology competence and confidence of nursing students and their perception of its relevance to clinical practice', Nurse Education Today, 29 612-616 (2009) [C1]
2008Stone TE, Hazelton MJ, 'An overview of swearing and its impact on mental health nursing practice', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 17 208-214 (2008) [C1]
2008Smith DR, Hazelton MJ, 'Bibliometrics, citation indexing, and the journals of nursing', Nursing and Health Sciences, 10 260-265 (2008) [C1]
2007Joyce TA, Hazelton MJ, McMillan MA, 'Nurses with mental illness: Their workplace experiences', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 16 373-380 (2007) [C1]
2006Hazelton MJ, Rossiter RC, Milner J, 'Managing the 'unmanageable': Training staff in the use of dialectical behavour therapy for borderline personality disorder', Contemporary Nurse:, 21 120-130 (2006) [C1]
2005Chao M-L, Hazelton MJ, Cholowski KM, 'The effect of an exercise program on bone mineral density in audults with osteopenia in Taiwan: A randomized controlled trial', Thai Journal of Nursing Research, 9 77-90 (2005) [C1]
2005Hazelton MJ, 'Mental health reform, citizenship and human rights in four countries', Health Sociology Review, 14 230-241 (2005) [C1]
2004Hazelton MJ, Habibis D, Schneider R, Davidson J, Bowling A, 'Effects of an extended-hours community mental health team on family caregiving in a semi-rural region of Australia', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 12 220-222 (2004) [C1]
2003Hazelton MJ, Habibis D, Schneider R, Davidson J, Bowling A, 'Balancing Hospital and Community Treatment: Effectiveness of an extended-hours Community Mental Health Team in a Semi-rural Region of Australia', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 11 181-186 (2003) [C1]
2002Clinton M, Hazelton MJ, 'Towards a Foucauldian reading of the Australian mental health nursing workforce', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 11 18-23 (2002) [C1]
2002Habibis D, Hazelton MJ, Schneider R, Bowling A, Davidson J, 'A comparison of patient clinical and social outcomes before and after the introduction of an extended-hours community mental health team', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 36 392-398 (2002) [C1]
2002Habibis D, Schneider R, Hazelton MJ, Bowling A, Davidson J, 'Psychiatric and social outcomes of a rural district general hospital in the 1990s', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 11 154-163 (2002) [C1]
1995Hazelton MJ, 'Governing mental health: the Tasmanian Mental Health Services Commission annual reports 1968-90.', The Australian and New Zealand journal of mental health nursing, 4 151-167 (1995)
1993Hazelton MJ, ''The history of the present': nursing and critical historiography.', Occasional papers on medical history Australia, 6 221-235 (1993)
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Conference (31 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Sudkhanoung P, Rossiter RC, Hazelton M, 'An on-going crisis: The experience of Thai family caregivers during their care for relatives with a mental illness', GSTF Journal of Nursing and Health Care (JNHC), Singapore (2014)

Co-authors: Rachel Rossiter

2013Kable AK, Pich J, Hazelton M, 'The VENT Study (Violence in Emergency Nursing and Triage): Results from a National Australian Study', Proceedings from the First Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference, Singapore (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Ashley Kable

2013James C, Haracz K, Hazelton M, Ryan S, '¿Doing as much as I can¿: Experiences of Living with the ¿Double Whammy¿ of Schizophrenia and obesity: Implications for Occupational Therapy Practice', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, Adelaide (2013)
2013James C, Haracz K, Hazelton M, Ryan S, 'Addressing a global epidemic: a review of the evidence for occupational therapy practice in managing the causes and consequences of obesity', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, Adelaide (2013)
2012Hazelton MJ, 'Evaluating the impact of your practice on clients', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Darwin (2012) [E3]
2012Hazelton MJ, 'Mental health in comprehensive nursing education: Is the fabric really that threadbare?', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Darwin (2012) [E3]
2012Pich JV, Hazelton MJ, Kable AK, 'The Violence in Emergency Nursing and Triage (VENT) Study: Qualitative results', Violence in the Health Sector. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector, Vancouver, Canada (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Ashley Kable

2012Pich JV, Hazelton MJ, Kable AK, 'The Violence in Emergency Nursing and Triage (VENT) Study: Quantitative results', Violence in the Health Sector. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector, Vancouver, Canada (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Ashley Kable

2012Plangpongpan S, Hazelton MJ, Rossiter RC, 'The lived experience of Thai family care-givers in a crisis during their care for relatives with mental illness', ECSP 2012. 1st European Congress for Social Psychiatry, Geneva, Switzerland (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Rachel Rossiter

2012Convery PJ, Pond CD, Higgins IJ, Iliffe S, Chenoweth L, Magin PJ, et al., 'Evaluation of a new nurse-led approach to dementia detection and care in primary care', 2012 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Canberra, ACT (2012) [E3]
2011Pich JV, Kable AK, Hazelton MJ, 'Emergency department nurses experiences with patient-related violence at work: Preliminary qualitative results from the Australian VENT Study', Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal Abstracts: 9th International Conference for Emergency Nurses, Adelaide (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Ashley Kable

2011Hazelton MJ, Rossiter RC, Sinclair E, ''Swimming alongside': Mentoring new graduate nurses working in mental health services', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Gold Coast, QLD (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Rachel Rossiter

2010Pich JV, Hazelton MJ, Kable AK, Sundin DJ, 'Patient-related violence at triage: A qualitative descriptive study', Violence in the Health Sector: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector - From Awareness to Sustainable Action, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2010) [E2]
2010Harmon CW, Hazelton MJ, Kable AK, 'Developing sustainable strategies for assisting assaulted mental health nurses', Violence in the Health Sector: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector - From Awareness to Sustainable Action, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2010) [E2]

Co-authors: Ashley Kable

2010Pich JV, Hazelton MJ, Kable AK, Sundin DJ, 'Patient-related violence against emergency department nurses: A review of the literature', Violence in the Health Sector: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector - From Awareness to Sustainable Action, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Ashley Kable

2010Haracz K, Hazelton MJ, Ryan SE, 'Women with schizophrenia: Enabling engagement in occupations to manage their weight', British Journal of Occupational Therapy, Brighton, UK (2010) [E3]
2010Plangpongpan S, Hazelton MJ, Rossiter RC, 'Caring in crisis, the experience of family caregivers of people with mental illness in Thailand: A literature review', First International Conference on Qualitative Research in Nursing and Health, Thailand, 2010, Chiang Rai, Thailand (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Rachel Rossiter

2009Hazelton MJ, 'Humanizing mental health care: Some lessons from Australia', The 2nd Asian International Conference on Humanized Health Care (AIC-HHC 2009), Nanning, China (2009) [E2]
2009Rossiter RC, Schofield T, Hazelton MJ, 'Challenging therapeutic pessimism: Is education enough?', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Morrall P, Hazelton MJ, 'Caring in question: 'The trouble with therapy'', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Hazelton MJ, Sinclair E, 'Client boredom: A poorly understood clinical problem for mental health nurses', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Hazelton MJ, 'Overcoming 'reality shock': Outcomes of a group mentorship project for newly graduated nurses in mental health services in Australia', Nursing & Health Sciences, Ube, Japan (2009) [E3]
2009Hazelton MJ, Stone TE, 'Leadership skills across cultures and communities', Asia-Pacific Alliance for Health Leaders (APAHL): Developing Health Leaders for the Future, Yamaguchi, Japan (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: Teresa Stone

2009Roche JM, Levett-Jones TL, Hoffman KA, Hazelton MJ, 'How can clinical skills education improve patient safety? - Is cue acquistion and clinical reasoning influences by the use of high fidelity human patient simulation?', Third International Clinical Skills Conference. Abstracts, Papers, Workshops and Posters, Prato, Italy (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: Tracy Levett-jones

2008Rossiter R, Schofield T, Hazelton MJ, 'Challenging therapeutic pessimism: Creatively implementing evidence based practice', 34th Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses: Presenters Abstracts, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Rachel Rossiter

2008Virago M-CE, Dunkley ML, Hazelton MJ, 'What the hand draws, the eye sees and the soul hears: art psychotherapy and the BodyMind in psycho-oncology: the possibility of mixed methods research and art psychotherapy', Psycho-Oncology, Madrid, Spain (2008) [E3]
2008Stone TE, Hazelton MJ, ''Delete as appropriate': Language and conduct in mental health nursing practice', 34th Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses: Presenters Abstracts, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Teresa Stone

2006Clancy RV, Clancy D, Mueser K, Carr VJ, Lewin (Ext) T, Hazelton MJ, Sly K, 'The Illness Management and Recovery Program: an international effectiveness study', Acta Neuropsychiatrica, Sydney, Australia (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: Richard Clancy

2005Stone T, Hazelton MJ, 'Mapping patterns of aggression and nursing interventions in inpatient mental health settings', Setting sail for new horizons: From the past to the future, Fremantle, Western Australia (2005) [E2]
2004Hazelton MJ, 'Mental health reform, citizenship and human rights in four countries', Has Deinstitutionalisation Worked?, La Trobe University, Beechworth (2004) [E1]
2004Hazelton MJ, Rossiter R, Milner J, 'The outcomes of staff training in the use of dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder', Health outcomes 2004: perspectives on population health, Canberra (2004) [E2]

Co-authors: Rachel Rossiter

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Other (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Kable AK, Pich J, Hazelton M, 'The VENT Study (Violence in Emergency Nursing and Triage): Final results', ( pp.-): The College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (2013)

Co-authors: Ashley Kable

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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants8
Total funding$1,516,815

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2014 (2 grants)

ERF Teaching Relief - Dowse$25,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Ms Eileen Dowse, Professor Michael Hazelton
SchemeRole
Equity Research FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020142014
GNo:G1301356

5th Qualitative Research on Mental Health (QRMH 5), Chania Greece, 24 September 2014$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health

Project Team
Professor Michael Hazelton
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020142014
GNo:G1400670

2009 (2 grants)

Professor of Nursing (Mental Health), Orange$647,113
Funding Body: Greater Western Area Health Service

Project Team
Professor Michael Hazelton
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$647,11320092014
GNo:G1000967

How social supports, may or may not, assist women who have been in situations of domestic violence to maintain hopefulness$25,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Michael Hazelton, Ms Lyn Francis
SchemeRole
Equity Research FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020092009
GNo:G0189839

2008 (2 grants)

HMRI Senior Research Fellow$160,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor John Attia, Emeritus Professor Maree Gleeson, Professor Rodney Scott, Conjoint Professor Vaughan Carr, Conjoint Professor Stephen Ackland, Professor Michael Hazelton, Professor Trevor Day
SchemeRole
Senior FellowshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$160,00020082009
GNo:G0188558

CEF admin relief Kable$50,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Michael Hazelton, Associate Professor Ashley Kable
SchemeRole
Career Enhancement Fellowship for Academic WomenChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00020082008
GNo:G0189255

2006 (1 grants)

PRC - Priority Research Centre for Brain & Mental Health Research (CBMHR)$524,282
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Chris Levi, Professor Amanda Baker, Professor Mike Calford, Professor Trevor Day, Emeritus Professor Peter Dunkley, Professor Michael Hazelton, Professor Andrew Heathcote, Professor Brian Kelly, Conjoint Professor Vaughan Carr, Emeritus Professor Patricia Michie, Professor David Pow, Emeritus Professor John Rostas, Professor Ulli Schall, Professor Alistair Sim, Professor Mike Startup
SchemeRole
Priority Research CentreInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$524,28220062013
GNo:G0186947

2005 (1 grants)

NSW Graduate Nurses Mentorship Evaluation Project$83,420
Funding Body: NSW Ministry of Health

Project Team
Professor Michael Hazelton
SchemeRole
Mental Health Steering CommitteeChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$83,42020052005
GNo:G0185669
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions10
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL2.8

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorA Phenomenological Study to Aid Mental Health Clinicians in Helping Their Patients Find Meaning and Purpose in Their Lives, to Eliminate Unnecessary Suicide Deaths and Mental Suffering Due to Lack of Meaning and Purpose in Life
20142022PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorThe Carer's Contribution During the Mental State Exam: "The Mental State Exam Checklist"
20132021PhD (Psychiatry)Co-SupervisorThe Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids by People who Access Mental Health Treatment and the Implications for Evidence Based Practice
20122020PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorMental Health and Stigmatisation - What is the Relationship Between Stigma, Discrimination and the 'Lived-Citizenship' of Mental Health Service Users?
20122020PhD (Midwifery)Co-SupervisorMidwifery "A Man's Place?"
20112015PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorThe Effect of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction on Stress, Depression, Self-esteem and Mindfulness in Thai Nursing Students: A Randomised Controlled Trial
20112016PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorFrom the Past to the Future. A History of Ideas and Practice in Psychiatric Nursing Scholarship from 1920 to the Present
20092013PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorThe VENT Study: Violence in Emergency Nursing and Triage
20072016PhD (Occupational Therapy)Co-SupervisorHow do Women Living with Schizophrenia Perceive and Perform activities to Manage Their Bodyweight and Promote Their Own Health?
20062015PhD (CommunityMed & ClinEpid)Co-SupervisorThe development of quality of life measurement tool for chronic disease rehabilitation

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2013PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorPersistent Abdominal Pain: Challenges and Models of Care
2013PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorThai Family Care givers' Lived Experience in a Crisis During Their Care for Relatives with a Mental Illness
2010PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorThe Process of Response of Mental Health Nurses who have Experienced Assaults by Their Patients: A Grounded Theory Study Conducted in Mental Health Inpatient Settings
2009PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorSwearing: Impact on Nurses and Implications for Therapeutic Practice
2008PhD (Behavioural Science)Co-SupervisorA Journey Past the Sun - Group Art Psychotherapy for People with Melanoma: An Investigation Using Narrative and Immunological and Psychosocial Measures
2008PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorTherapeutic Imagination: A Key Feature of Nursing Care in Forensic Mental Health Care Settings
2007PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorThe Effect of Family Education on the Well Being of Informal Caregivers of People with Schizophrenia
2006M Nursing [R]Co-SupervisorA Case Study of Impact on Mothers and on Mother/Baby Interactions of Attendance at a New Parent Group
2006M Nursing [R]Principal SupervisorWhat Factors Influence Clinician Participation in Quality Improvement in the Intensive Care Environment?
2006M Nursing [R]Sole SupervisorThe Effect of a Teaching Package on Glycaemic Control and Other Measurements in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in a Rural Community of Thailand
2006PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorThe Effect of an Excercise Program on Bone Mineral Density, Health-Related Physical Fitness, and Quality of Life in People with Osteopenia in Tawain
2005M Nursing [R]Sole SupervisorA Qualitative Descriptive Study of the Experiences of Emergency Nurses Caring for Persons who Deliberately Self-Poison
2004PhD (Nursing)Principal Supervisor"Wounded Healers": Nurses with Mental Illness Working in Australian Health Services
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Professor Michael Hazelton

Work Phone(02 4921 5695
Cell / Mobile Phone0448121012
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PositionProfessor
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaNursing
Office
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Callaghan
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Callaghan NSW 2308
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URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/michael-hazelton