Ms Lesley Hawes

Antimicrobial stewardship in general practice

BSc (hons), GCUT, MPH

Current project

Developing and validating a framework for antimicrobial stewardship in general practice. My scoping literature review has developed a model framework for antimicrobial stewardship in general practice; this is to be validated by interviews with key stakeholders.

PhD candidate, Department of General Practice, Monash University, Australia

Award

  • The University of Queensland Primary Care Clinical Unit Award for Excellence in Translating Evidence into Practice, at the AAAPC Conference 14 – 15 August 2020

Papers published during PhD candidature

  1. Hawes L, Buising K, Mazza D. Antimicrobial stewardship in general practice: a scoping review of the component parts. Antibiotics (Basel) 2020;9(8).
  2. Hawes L, Turner L, Buising K, Mazza D. Use of electronic medical records to describe general practitioner antibiotic prescribing patterns. Aust J Gen Pract 2018; 47(11): 796-800.
  3. Hawes L, Turner L, Buising K, Mazza D. Workflow based data solutions are required to support antimicrobial stewardship in general practice. (Submitted manuscript)
  4. Buising K, Rajkhowa A, Mazza D, Hawes L. Antimicrobial stewardship in the community: understanding the data. Medicine Today. 2019;20(4):43-5.
  5. Yan J, Hawes L, Turner L, Mazza D, Pearce C, Buttery J. Antimicrobial prescribing for children in primary care. J Paediatr Child Health 2019; 55(1): 54-8. 10.1111/jpc.14105
  6. Saha SK, Hawes L, Mazza D. Improving antibiotic prescribing by general practitioners: a protocol for a systematic review of interventions involving pharmacists. BMJ Open 2018; 8(4): e020583. 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020583
  7. Saha SK, Hawes L, Mazza D. Effectiveness of interventions involving pharmacists on antibiotic prescribing by general practitioners: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Antimicrob Chemother 2019. 10.1093/jac/dky572
  8. Hawes L, Buising K, Mazza D. Antimicrobial Stewardship in General Practice: A Scoping Review of the Component Parts. Antibiotics (Basel) 2020;9(8). doi.org /10.3390/antibiotics9080498