Dr Stephen Phillip Jacobs
- 2011 - Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, The University of Auckland. Supervisors: Associate Professor Matthew Parsons, The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, and Associate Professor Paul Rouse, School Business. Topic: Implementation as a systematic manageable process rather than a Pandora's Box of confusion: Reshaping community home care services for older people.
- 1993 - The University of Auckland, Papers equivalent to Post Graduate Diploma in Arts (Psychology): Neuropsychology; Theory and Practice in Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology; Health Promotion for Individuals, Groups and Communities, plus Year 1 Clinical Practice.
- 1988-1991 - The University of Auckland, Stage III Psychology papers
- 1984 - The University of Auckland, BA (Education and English); The Auckland College of Education, Diploma of Teaching
Research | Current
- Nurses Thriving at work
- Nurse wellbeing and resilience
- Health leadership
- Service innovation, development and implementation
- Implementation of evidence into practice
- Benchmarking and performance management
External Research funding
- Parsons, M., JACOBS, S., Baird, J. (Southland service evaluation) SDHB $98,000.00 2011
- Parsons, M, JACOBS,S. IN-TOUCH and case Mix analysis, Auckland DHB, $75,000.00, 2010
- Parsons, M., Rea, H., Pollock, M., Kenealy, T., Parsons, J., JACOBS, S., Jörgensen D., Implementing telemedicine across four DHBs, DHBNZ, $542,000.00, 2009
- Fouche, C., Clendon, S., Mace, J., Shaw, J., Stewart, L., Jorgensen, D., Kenealy, T., McKenna, B., Grant, A., JACOBS, S., Parsons, J., Parsons, M., Sheridan, N. Educating future health care professionals to support people with chronic conditions to live better and live longer. STAR. $40,000, 2009
- Parsons, M., JACOBS, S., Parsons, J., Gunderson Reid, M. IN-TOUCH, Capital Coast DHB, $78,000.00, 2009
- Parsons, M., JACOBS, S., Parsons, J., Gunderson Reid, M. IN-TOUCH, Capital Coast DHB, $48,000.00, 2009
- Parsons, M., Baird, J., JACOBS, S. Review of Care Coordination Centre, Capital Coast DHB, $26,000, 2008
- Jorgensen, D., Parsons, M., Parsons, J., JACOBS, S. Carers in New Zealand, Faculty Development Research Round, $17,000.00, 2007
- Parsons, M., Sheridan, N., Baird, J., Wood, P., and JACOBS, S. Tairawhiti older person journey, a review of older person services In Tairawhiti DHB. $90,000, 2007
- Parsons, M., Gundersen-Reid, M., JACOBS, S., Sickler, M., Parsons, J. IN – TOUCH, a community services benchmarking exercise across 10 DHBs; $80,000, 2007
- Parsons, M., Kerse, N., JACOBS, S., Brown, P., and Kilpatrick, J. Evaluation of ageing in place initiatives. The Ministry of Health. $ 853,054, 2003
Teaching | Current
Cooordinator for the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme since 2013.
Coordinator and lecturer for the BNurs(Hons) N782 Research Methods paper.
Lecturer for N775 Leadership and Management for Quality Healthcare and N732 Leading and Managing Change in Healthcare .
Lecture on leaderhsip and innovation in N302.
Ryan McCardle 2016 Classification of facial recognition event related potentials
Cathleen Aspinall Current How does a health organisation develop a culture of nursing leadership?
Robert Hawker Current The implementation of a Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) score: Impact on surgical patient outcomes, the PACU Registered Nurse, and the health care institution.
Miriam James-Scotter Current The value and viability of daily measurement of staff satisfaction in a surgical theatre setting
Tracy Silva Garay 2017 Developing Nurse Leaders of the Future
Gail Foster 2016 Pre-registration nursing students and learning via a satellite campus in New Zealand – the lived experience.
Priscilla Van Oorschot 2016 What are the core components that enable nurses to be adaptive leaders in a shared role of community and practice nursing?
Paris Nicholls 2016 What Factors Increase or Inhibit the Engagement of Patients in Planning for Their Future Renal Replacement Therapy?
Megan Connolly 2016 Clinical leadership of Registered Nurses working an Emergency Department
Dave Hithersay 2015 You don't have to burn books to limit knowledge if students don't engage in reading them.
Romana Raby 2015 Factors impacting on the clinical leadership behaviours of staff nurses at the point of care.
Suzette Poole 2015 New Zealand Mental Health Nurses' Perceptions of Structural and Psychological Empowerment
Barbara Garbutt 2014 Vision and strategy in healthcare; valuable tools or redundant phrases. A case-study in Waikato District Health Board around leadership in older person health
Janine Rouse 2014 Improving patient flow from the Department of Critical Care Medicine at Auckland City Hospital to general medical and surgical wards
Jane Kelly 2013 How does simulation influence critical thinking?
Benfell 2012 Analysis of Lean Six Sigma as a Method for Developing a Falls Prevention Programme in an inpatient geriatric setting
Paula Murray 2011 Nurses’ Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Integrated Care Pathways
Masters Research Portfolio
Melissa Jensen 2019 New Zealand Nurse Leaders’ Experiences of Implementing Change in Healthcare
Sarah Pathak 2019 Creating Effective Education on Foot Care Practices to aid Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcers in New Zealand.
Scott Simmons 2018 Developing clinical leadership in New Zealand hospice nurses
Pooja Jani 2018 Barriers and Facilitators in providing culturally appropriate competent End of Life Care in hospitals
Melody Mitchell 2018 Enabling leadership of Charge Nurse Managers
Leslie Kistan 2017 Emergency Nurse Attrition
Zoe Williamson 2015 The barriers to participating in simulation training for undergraduate nursing students in a New Zealand setting
Harkirt Singh 2019 Type 2 diabetes Self-Management
Alicia Jones 2018 Nursing related issues resulting in delays in transfer between the ward and OR
Moefilifilia Aoelua 2018 What are the factors that influence Pacific people’s preference of Mental Health Services?”
Hannah Blackie 2018 To what extent is the Patient at Risk model of care effective for deteriorating patients from the perspective of nurses?
Lucy Scott 2018 Helping Emergency Department Registered Nurses Manage and Minimise Burnout
Emma Whitehouse 2017 The Development of an alternative educational approach for patients attending an Emergency Department with a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Erin Ward 2017 Supporting managers to enhance delivery of values-based services from Auckland District Health Board staff: A participatory action research study
Hollie McDonald 2017 Evaluation of a leadership development programme for DHB managers
Miriam Scotter 2016 Key factors that influence an improvement of glycaemic control for type 2 diabetics
Charlotte Thorne 2016 A mixed methods investigation into the views of patients and staff towards the surgical experience
Sarah Hewitt 2016 The effectiveness of current practice in cardiovascular disease risk assessment in primary care – A comparative study of patient outcomes
Sarah Denmark 2016 A Review of New Zealand Nursing Documentation in an Acute Hospital Ward
Marthaleene Healey 2015 Understanding the role emergency nurses provide in the intervention for childhood obesity within acute care setting
2015 Highly Commended Paper Award. EmeraldiLiteratiNetwork. Leading change within health services: The theory behind a systematic process for leading the implementation of new serviecs within a network structure. Leadership in Health Services 27(2):72-86 2014
Co-ordinator of the BNurs(Hons) Programme
Lead on the Nurses Thriving at Work Research Programme
Coordinator of the Nurse Wellbeing Research Programme
Co-Director, The Institute of Healthy Ageing
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Simmons, S. W., Jacobs, S., & McKillop, A. (2020). Developing clinical leadership in New Zealand hospice staff nurses. International journal of palliative nursing, 26 (5), 200-205. 10.12968/ijpn.2020.26.5.200
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ann McKillop
- Alexander, G. L., Georgiou, A., Doughty, K., Hornblow, A., Livingstone, A., Dougherty, M., ... Fisk, M. J. (2020). Advancing health information technology roadmaps in long term care. International journal of medical informatics, 13610.1016/j.ijmedinf.2020.104088
- Jowsey, T., Foster, G., Cooper-Ioelu, P., & Jacobs, S. (2020). Blended learning via distance in pre-registration nursing education: A scoping review. Nurse education in practice, 4410.1016/j.nepr.2020.102775
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Tanisha Jowsey, Pauline Cooper-Ioelu
- Aspinall, C., Jacobs, S., & Frey, R. (2019). Are nurses on the ‘shop-floor’?A qualitative study of nursing leadership and empowerment. Putting leadership in its place Bristol.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Cathleen Aspinall
- James-Scotter, M., Walker, C., & Jacobs, S. (2019). An interprofessional perspective on job satisfaction in the operating room: a review of the literature. Journal of interprofessional care, 33 (6), 782-794. 10.1080/13561820.2019.1593118
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Cameron Walker
- Aspinall, C., Jacobs, S., & Frey, R. (2019). Intersectionality and Critical Realism: A Philosophical Framework for Advancing Nursing Leadership. ANS. Advances in nursing science, 42 (4), 289-296. 10.1097/ans.0000000000000275
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Cathleen Aspinall, Rosemary Frey
- McCardle, R., Jacobs, S., Moslehi, A. H., Davies, T. C., & Pinder, S. D. (2019). Recognizing Faces: Pz classification using a research grade system. Paper presented at IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), Nara, JAPAN. 17 October - 19 October 2019. 2019 IEEE BIOMEDICAL CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS CONFERENCE (BIOCAS 2019). (pp. 4).
- McCardle, R., Jacobs, S., Moslehi, A. H., Pinder, S., & Davies, T. C. (2019). Classifying Faces: Can an Off-The-Shelf System be Effective?. Paper presented at IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), Nara, JAPAN. 17 October - 19 October 2019. 2019 IEEE BIOMEDICAL CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS CONFERENCE (BIOCAS 2019). (pp. 4).