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Dr Licqurish is a Research Fellow in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Monash University. She has a Bachelor of Nursing and Graduate Diploma of Midwifery and PhD.

Dr Licqurish's research focus is on improving quality of care, or service provision, by applying evidence to design and evaluate interventions.

Research areas

  • Maternity services and midwifery practice
  • End of life and palliative care
  • Residential aged care
  • Cancer diagnosis and cancer services
  • Nursing and midwifery students 
  • Forensic medicine

Research methods

  • Qualitative methodology
  • Systematic reviews
  • Implementation science
  • Risk prediction and modelling

Research higher degree student projects

  • Development of guidelines for managing hypertension in pregnancy in primary care settings in Indonesia
  • Truth-telling and disclosure of serious illness in Paediatric patients
  • Exploring end of life care provided to people on the 'Donation after Circulatory Death' pathway in Intensive Care Units
  • Development and implementation of a postpartum haemorrhage risk prediction model
  • Evaluating professional bereavement photography for families experiencing stillbirth or neonatal death


  • Palliative Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Implementation science
  • Midwifery
  • Perinatal care
  • Postpartum haemorrhage
  • Health Services Research
  • Qualitative methodology
  • Cancer care
  • Systematic reviews
  • Machine Learning
  • Risk Models

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Projects 2019 2021

Research Output 2008 2019

  • 9 Article
  • 3 Review Article
  • 1 Comment / Debate

Developing management pathways for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) in Indonesian primary care: A study protocol

Ekawati, F. M., Licqurish, S., Emilia, O., Gunn, J., Brennecke, S. & Lau, P., 1 Feb 2019, In : Reproductive Health. 16, 1, 10 p., 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Tools to facilitate communication during physician-patient consultations in cancer care: An overview of systematic reviews

Licqurish, S. M., Cook, O. Y., Pattuwage, L. P., Saunders, C., Jefford, M., Koczwara, B., Johnson, C. E. & Emery, J. D., 24 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Cancer beliefs in ethnic minority populations: a review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies

Licqurish, S., Phillipson, L., Chiang, P., Walker, J., Walter, F. & Emery, J., 1 Jan 2017, In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 26, 1, 13 p., e12556.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Patients’ experience of using primary care services in the context of Indonesian universal health coverage reforms

Ekawati, F. M., Claramita, M., Hort, K., Furler, J., Licqurish, S. & Gunn, J., 21 Mar 2017, In : Asia Pacific Family Medicine. 16, 1, 10 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

'Risk or Right': A discourse analysis of midwifery and obstetric colleges' homebirth position statements

Licqurish, S. & Evans, A., 1 Mar 2016, In : Nursing Inquiry. 23, 1, p. 86-94 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review