Sonia Allen


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Sonia Allen
RN, RM, PhD, MACS, Grad Dip Hlth Sc (Community),
Sonia has a distinguished career in clinical nursing, management and education. Her
publications and public speaking are both Nationally and Internationally acclaimed.
Sonia joined Monash (Gippsland) in 2004 as a PhD Candidate and has progressed
further studies since completion of her thesis andlsquo;End-of-life and Palliative Care within a
Multipurpose Service' in 2008. Following co authorship of a book chapter, research
grant collaborations and supervision of a PhD candidate, the University of Tasmania
conferred an Honary Associate position with the Universities Department of Rural
Health. Sonia's passions on life's continuum have traversed from being a District
Midwife, through governance and resource allocation to issues
associated/concerning Older Persons and government policy. She provided
submissions to the andlsquo;Caring for Older Australians, Advanced Care Planning and the
National evaluation of the Aged Care Innovative Pool Dementia Pilot. Sonia was
Chair of Mackay District Health Council for six years, having input into Federal
Government Senate Inquiries. Being a current Director of the Royal Freemasons is
amongst her many voluntary roles for improving health and advocating for older
persons, isolated and rural communities inclusive of indigenous persons. Sonia is a
lecturer and TAFE Liaison Officer for the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Monash
University Gippsland.

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Research Output 2004 2018

Hazelwood Health Study Annual Report 4

Abramson, M., Allgood, S., Betts, J., Blackman, J., Brown, D., Del Monaco, A., Dipnall, J., Dimitriadis, C., Gao, C., Guo, Y., Harrison, S., Kilpatrick, K., Liew, D., O'Dwyer, T., Sim, M., Stub, D., Taggert, A., Taylor, S., Thomas, K., Walker, J. & 10 othersAllen, S., Campbell, T., Carroll, M., Denny, S., Jones, R., Lee, S., Mallia, S., Peppin, M., Sawyer, K. & Maybery, D., 16 Nov 2018, Hazelwood Health Study Team. 130 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Open Access

Residential aged care facilities: part of the educational tea.

Allen, S., Apr 2012, In : Australian Nursing Journal. 19, 9, p. 43 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

The unsung heroes of the outback.

Allen, S. & Allen, B., Oct 2012, In : Australian Nursing Journal. 20, 4, p. 45 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

New pathways from TAFE to university.

Allen, S., Feb 2011, In : Australian Nursing Journal. 18, 7, p. 43 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Nurses' experiences assessing the spirituality of terminally ill patients in acute clinical practice

Smyth, T. M. & Allen, S., 2011, In : International journal of palliative nursing. 17, 7, p. 337 - 343 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review