Dr Ann Margaret McKillop

BA, MA, DrNsg


Ann is a Registered Nurse with clinical and educational experience.  She is a senior lecturer in the School of Nursing and teaches in the postgraduate programmes. After registering as a nurse, Ann worked in a number of acute care services including coronary care and orthopaedics and then in nursing education.  An experienced nurse educator, Ann has taught in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  She has also worked as a researcher for the Auckland University of Technology and the New Zealand Centre for Evidence Based Nursing.  Her current teaching and research interests are in the implementation of evidence into practice and primary health care nursing.

  • Doctor of Nursing, University of Technology Sydney;
  • MA in Nursing from Massey University;
  • Bachelor of Arts;
  • Registered Nurse;
  • Certificate in Adult Teaching.

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Primary health care
  • Implementation Science
  • Clinical practice development


  • Masters supervisor
  • PhD supervisor

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • September 2004-2005: Director of Nursing and Midwifery at the Northland District Health Board

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Webster, C. S., McKillop, A., Bennett, W., & Bagg, W. (2020). A Qualitative and Semiquantitative Exploration of the Experience of a Rural and Regional Clinical Placement Programme. Medical Science Educator, 30 (2), 783-789. 10.1007/s40670-020-00949-6
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/51496
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Craig Webster, Warwick Bagg
  • Kuluski, K., Peckham, A., Gill, A., Gagnon, D., Wong-Cornall, C., McKillop, A., ... Sheridan, N. (2019). What is Important to Older People with Multimorbidity and Their Caregivers? Identifying Attributes of Person Centered Care from the User Perspective. International journal of integrated care, 19 (3)10.5334/ijic.4655
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Parsons
  • Sheridan, N. F., Kenealy, T. W., Fitzgerald, A. C., Kuluski, K., Dunham, A., McKillop, A. M., ... Gill, A. (2019). How does it feel to be a problem? Patients' experiences of self-management support in New Zealand and Canada. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 22 (1), 34-45. 10.1111/hex.12823
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Timothy Kenealy, Annette Dunham
  • Wodchis, W. P., Ashton, T., Baker, G. R., Sheridan, N., Kuluski, K., McKillop, A., ... iCOACH study team (2018). A Research Program on Implementing Integrated Care for Older Adults with Complex Health Needs (iCOACH): An International Collaboration. International journal of integrated care, 18 (2)10.5334/ijic.4160
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Parsons, Timothy Kenealy
  • McKillop, A., Webster, C. S., Bennett, W., O'Connor B, & Bagg, W. (2017). Encouragers and discouragers affecting medical graduates’ choice of regional and rural practice locations. Rural and Remote Health, 17 (4)
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Warwick Bagg, Craig Webster
  • Gill, A., Kuluski, K., Peckham, A., Parsons, J., Sheridan, N., McKillop, A., & Arneja, J. (2017). Functional Limitations Experienced by Older Adults with Complex Care Needs and Its Impact on Access to Community Based Health and Social Care. International Journal of Integrated Care. 10.5334/ijic.3577
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Parsons
  • McKillop, A., Shaw, J., Sheridan, N., Gray, C. S., Carswell, P., Wodchis, W. P., ... Kenealy, T. (2017). Understanding the attributes of implementation frameworks to guide the implementation of a model of community-based integrated health care for older adults with complex chronic conditions: A metanarrative review. International Journal of Integrated Care, 17 (2)10.5334/ijic.2516
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Martin Connolly, Timothy Kenealy, Peter Carswell
  • Sheridan, N., Kenealy, T., Kuluski, K., McKillop, A., Parsons, J., & Wong-Cornall, C. (2017). Are patient and carer experiences mirrored in the practice reviews of self-management support (PRISMS) provider taxonomy?. International Journal of Integrated Care, 17 (2)10.5334/ijic.2483
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Timothy Kenealy, John Parsons


Contact details

Alternative contact

Location: Building 505, Room 239

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 505 - Bldg 505
Level 2, Room 201
New Zealand

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