Publications & resources


Publications for Connect Communications

1. Arroll, B., Moir, F. Time for a rethink of treatment for patients with depression in primary care. British Journal of General Practice, September 2010, In press

2. Wearn, A., Wilson, H., Hawken, S.J., Child S. & Mitchell, C.J. In search of professionalism: Implications for medical education. NZ Med J. 2010; 123 (1314).

3. Henning M. A., Hawken S. J., Hill A. G. The quality of life of New Zealand doctors and medical students: What can be done to avoid burnout? NZ Med J. 2009; 122 (1307).

4. Moir F, van den Brink R., Fox R., &. Hawken S. J. Effective Communication Strategies to Enhance Patient Self-Care. Journal of Primary Health Care, 2009, 1(1), 67-70.

5. Brien, A.J., Moir, F.M., Thom, K.A.‘ The provision of mental health care by primary health organisations in the northern region: Barriers and enablers.’, Journal of Primary Health Care, 1, (2), p120-127, 2009

6. Wearn A., Hawken S.J. Where’s the patient? Medical Education, 2009, 43:388-391.

7. Moir, F.M. ‘What could we have done for her now?’ British Medical Journal, 2008; 337:935-935.

8. Hawken S. J., Fox R., van den Brink R., & Moir F. REBELS: An approach to communication challenges in the consultation. New Zealand Family Physician, 2008, 35(4), 274-77.

9. Hawken, S.J. Strategies for dealing with the Challenging Patient. New Zealand Family Physician, 2005, 32(4),266-269.

10. Hawken S. Where to now with programmes for overseas-trained doctors? NZ Med J. 2005;118(1219).

11. Hawken S. Overseas-trained doctors’ evaluation of a New Zealand course in professional development. N Z Med J. 2005;118(1219).

12. Hawken, S.J. Good communication skills: Benefits for doctors and patients. New Zealand Family Physician, 2005; 32(3),185-189.

13. Grant, V. J. & Hawken, S. J. What do they think of it now? Medical graduates’ views of earlier training in communication skills. Medical Teacher, 2000; 22(3), 260-264. 596_713686721.pdf

14. Van den Brink, ARK. Chapter “The Gift of Illness” in B C Broom (Ed) (2013 Transforming clinical practice using a mindbody approach. A radical integration. Karnac Books, London.

Discussion Paper

TSE, S.S., FANSLOW, J.L., MOIR, F.M., NEWCOMBE, D.A.L.‘Population Perspective On Mental Health: Everybody’s Business’, Mindnet, 11, 2007, p-,

Commissioned Reports

MOIR, F.M.‘Phase Two: Regional Addictions Training for Mental Health Staff in The Northern Region’, Northern District Health Boards Support Agency[, 1-27, 2007

HUGHES, F.A., O’BRIEN, A.J., MOIR, F.M., THOM, K.A., FIRKIN, P.F.‘Stocktake of Primary Mental Health Care Initiatives and Workforce in the Northern District Health Boards Region’, Northern District Health Board Support Agency, 1-55, 2006


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