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Kate Allardice

Senior Research Nurse

Background

Kate has a background in reproductive health, midwifery and research. Her focus has been to work with communities to improve access to health care and equitable health outcomes.

Since coming to work at the Burnet she has worked exclusively with People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) to explore nurse-led models of care to improve access to Hepatitis C testing and treatment.

Kate has provided testing and treatment in a mobile van (The TAP Study), in pharmacies dispensing Opiate Substitution Therapy (OST) (The PharmEC REACH Study) and in medical centres where doctors prescribe OST (The QuickStart Study).

Positions

  • Research Nurse – Burnet Institute (Melbourne)
  • Sexual Health and Research Nurse – Lismore Sexual Health Service (NSW)
  • Clinical Research Manager – Royal Women’s Hospital Dept Gynae Research (Melbourne)
  • Women’s Health Nurse/Midwife – Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, Alukura, (Alice Springs NT)
  • Community Midwife – Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (Melbourne)
  • Midwife – Birralee Box Hill Hospital (Melbourne)
  • Clinical Trial Coordinator – HPV Vaccine FUTURE study (Melbourne)
  • Sexual Health Nurse – Melbourne Sexual Health Service (Melbourne)

Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate of Midwifery – Deakin University
  • Registered Nurse – Royal Darwin Hospital (NT)

Projects (4)

Current (3)

  • The elimination of hepatitis C as a global public health threat

  • The PharmEC REACH study

  • The QuickStart Study

Publications (1)

2022 (1)

News Articles (1)

2022 (1)