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Associate Professor Clare Harvey

RN, BA(Cur), MA, PhD, MACN
Associate Professor - Nursing
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences
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About Me

Workforce is the focus of my research. As a nursing leader my role is to guide, support and assist nurses to be the best that they can be and to positively influence patient outcomes through best practice standards informed by evidence, collaboration and lifelong learning.


Registered Nurse (Comprehensive) – Nursing Council of New Zealand - Registration No 141261

Registered Nurse - Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Registration No NMW0001103479

Universities Studied At

University of South Africa

Massey University (New Zealand)

Flinders University of South Australia

Universities Worked At

Flinders University of South Australia

Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand

Sydney University (Research Affiliate)

Central Queensland University


2019 Vice Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence, Mid Career Researcher

2019 The Deans Award for Research Excellence, Mid Career Researcher

2014 Chief Executive’s Excellence Award (Research), Eastern Institute of Technology

Award for the best research paper, What nurses miss most: International network for the study of rationalized nursing care-multi-study results. In Conference Proceedings WNC 2014. GSTF (Global Science and Technology Forum). 2nd Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference (WNC 2014) Singapore. Jun 2014.

Florence Nightingale Memorial Scholarship - Royal College of Nursing Australia 2005

New South Wales Nursing and Midwifery Board Scholarship to attend an Overseas Conference 2004

Nurse of the Year commendation – Far West Area Health Service 2004

Bill O’Neil Excellence in Health Care Award for the development of the Outback Nursing Certificate 2004, Far West Area Health Service new South Wales

Best Practical Midwife of the Year – Greys Hospital 1982

Previous teaching

Flinders University

Master of Nursing, Nurse Practitioner - Extended Nursing Practice, Transition to Nurse Practitioner, Diagnostics for Nurse Practitioners

Bachelor of Nursing Graduate Entry - Foundations of Nursing Knowledge

Eastern Institute of Technology

Master of Nursing - Advanced Practicum, Advanced Clinical Assessment and Diagnostics, Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing and Midwifery Practice, Advanced Practice Critical Care Nursing, Advanced Practice Primary Health Care

Masterate Thesis supervision

Sydney University

PhD supervision

Professional Experience

Primary Health Care

Industrial Nursing

Intensive Care and Trauma Nursing

Health Service Management

Project Management

Clinical Education

Professional Memberships

Australian College of Nurses


Previous responsibilities

2012 - 2017 Eastern Institute of Technology - Postgraduate Program Co-ordinator

2007 - 2012 Flinders University of South Australia - Master of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program Co-ordinator

2005 - 2007 Bendigo Health Care - Director of Nursing (Surgical Services)

2001 - 2007 Far West Area Health Service, New South Wales - Area Education Manager

1999 - 2001 Greenlane Hospital New Zealand - Nurse Adviser to the General Manager

1998 - 1999 Greenlane Hospital New Zealand - Nurse Manager Cardiothoracic ICU

1988 - 1997 South Africa - Various clinical manager positions intensive care and emergency

1977 - 1988 Zimbabwe and South Africa - various clinical nursing positions

Professional Interests

Advancing nursing practice

Primary health care with a specific emphasis on access, equity and integrated care

Workforce support and development

Key Achievements

A research member for -  Rationing – missed nursing care: An international and multidimensional problem COST Grant - RANCARE CA15208 COST (EU) project

27-member country international project -

Recent Research Projects
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Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 4205 Nursing
  • 4205 Nursing
  • 4205 Nursing

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently unavailable to supervise more research candidates
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Research Interests
Medical And Health Sciences

Public Health and Health Services - Primary Health Care
Social return on investment and social impact of care

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