Dr Jane Desborough

Postdoctoral Fellow
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Jane Desborough (DAppSc Nursing; GDip Mid; MPH, PhD) is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Division of Health Services Research and Policy, Research School for Population Health. Her focus is on primary care health services research targeting quality and outcomes improvement in primary care practices, reducing hospital admission in patients with chronic disease and reducing hospital readmission after interventional procedures.

Jane is a registered nurse and midwife and has worked clinically in a variety of settings for 20 years, including remote area nursing, and continues to work as a nurse and midwife in Canberra. Before moving to academia Jane worked as a Senior Policy Officer at the ACT Health Directorate in the Office of the ACT Chief Nurse.


Research interests

  • The primary and tertiary health care interface
  • Interprofessional teams and collaboration
  • Patient enablement
  • Professional Autonomy


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