Louise Schreuders

Louise Schreuders


Louise is an early career researcher who conducts health services and social care research using large routinely collected health and social care datasets. 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.

Research interests

Louise is interested in applied health and social care research which uses linkage of routinely collected health and social care data to conduct longitudinal, population-level research. Her particular areas of interest include: health and social care workforce, primary care, dermatology care provision in primary care, frailty, and measurement of health care quality and outcomes of care. She values an approach to research which incorporates engagement with public and third sector parties with shared interests.


  • 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