Ms Sally Hall

Research Manager, Rural Clinical School
College of Health & Medicine
T: +61 2 4822 9021

Areas of expertise

  • Primary Health Care 111717
  • Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative) 111002
  • Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) 111003
  • Public Health And Health Services 1117
  • Medicine, Nursing And Health Curriculum And Pedagogy 130209

Research interests

Nursing in general practice

Safety, quality & clinical governance in primary health care

The impact of interprofessional and interpersonal relationships within healthcare settings.


Sally Hall has worked as a health services researcher since 2005. She is a Registered Nurse with a background in critical care and post graduate qualifications in clinical management. She has worked as a nurse in general practice, hospital and public health settings, and as the Director of Policy and Planning with a rural NSW Division of General Practice.  She also has experience in clinical quality systems, and governance development and implementation in the publicly-funded health sector, having worked as the Manager of Clinical Health Improvement for a NSW Area Health Service.

In 2003 she was one of two inaugural recipients of the National Institute for Clinical Studies' GP Leader Awards, and is a foundation member of the Research Advisory Board of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, as well as a member of Royal Australian College of General Practioners (RACGP) National Research & Evaluation Ethics Committee.

She has experience in the design and implementation of qualitative and mixed methods research including large scale cross-sectional observational and ethnographic studies, systematic reviews and cluster-randomised trials exploring complex system level interventions in primary health care. In addition she has participated in numerous consultancy projects including contracts with State funded health services.

She has extensive experience in the management and analysis of qualitative data as well as social network analysis, and with colleagues utilises novel and innovative research methods and techniques.



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