Louise Winton Schreuders

Louise Winton Schreuders

Profile

Louise is an early career researcher who conducts applied quantitative research using large routinely collected administrative datasets supplemented with survey data. Her research expertise is in health and social care quality with a particular focus on workforce and measurement of care quality; she also has an interest in workforce and the quality of early years childcare. Louise has a a clinical background as a Registered Nurse (BSc, Curtin University, Australia) and a Graduate Diploma in Public Health (University of Western Australia). Her PhD (University of Western Australia) explored the association between nurse staffing levels and inpatient complication rates in Western Australian tertiary hospitals with a longitudinal retrospective cohort design using linked health data. She values an approach to research which incorporates engagement with public and third sector parties with shared interests.

Research interests

  • longitudinal, population-level research
  • health and social care workforce
  • primary care
  • dermatology care provision in primary care
  • frailty
  • measurement of health care quality and outcomes of care
  • early years childcare provision

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Western Australia
  • Graduate Diploma in Public Health, The University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing), Curtin University (Western Australia)

Professional memberships

  • International Population Data Linkage Network
  • Society for Social Medicine

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change