Active and recent projects explore healthcare for people with experience of homelessness, mental illness, and/or substance use issues. These include:

  • General practice care for patients with severe and persistent mental illness;
  • Digital health access in people experiencing homelessness;
  • Experiences of healthcare for people experiencing homelessness;
  • Working with interpreters;
  • Methamphetamine use and opiate dependency.

Selection of recent publications

Sturman, Nancy and Matheson, Don (2020). 'I just hope they take it seriously': homeless men talk about their health care. Australian Health Review 44 (5) 748-754.

Sturman, Nancy and Matheson, Don (2020). ‘Genuine doctor care’: Perspectives on general practice and community-based care of Australian men experiencing homelessness. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28 (4) hsc.12963, 1301-1309. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12963

Sturman, Nancy, Williams, Ryan, Ostini, Remo, Wyder, Marianne and Siskind, Dan (2020). 'A really good GP': engagement and satisfaction with general practice care of people with severe and persistent mental illness. Australian Journal of General Practice, 49 (1-2), 61-65. doi: 10.31128/AJGP-02-19-485

Sturman, Nancy, Farley, Rebecca, Claudio, Fernanda and Avila, Patricia (2017). Improving the effectiveness of interpreted consultations: Australian interpreter, general practitioner and patient perspectives. Health & social care in the community, 26 (2), 233-240. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12504

Associate Professor Nancy Sturman

Associate Professor
General Practice Clinical Unit
Deputy Head GPCU, Joint Lead Teaching & Learning, Joint GP Course Coordinator - General Practice Clinical Unit