Dr Belinda Hengel

Dr Belinda Hengel

Research Fellow
Medicine & Health
The Kirby Institute
  • Book Chapters | 2023
    Shephard M; Matthews S; Causer L; Hengel B; Guy R, 2023, 'Point-of-Care Testing in Rural and Remote Australia: An Emerging Technology to Address Global Health Challenges, Crises and Security', in Sustainable Development, IntechOpen, http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.113849
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Barth DD; Cinanni G; Carapetis JR; Wyber R; Causer L; Watts C; Hengel B; Matthews S; Ralph AP; Pickering J; Cannon JW; Anderson L; Wade V; Guy RJ; Bowen AC, 2022, 'Roadmap to incorporating group A Streptococcus molecular point-of-care testing for remote Australia: a key activity to eliminate rheumatic heart disease', Medical Journal of Australia, 217, pp. 279 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51692
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hengel B; Causer L; Matthews S; Smith K; Andrewartha K; Badman S; Spaeth B; Tangey A; Cunningham P; Saha A; Phillips E; Ward J; Watts C; King J; Applegate T; Shephard M; Guy R, 2021, 'A decentralised point-of-care testing model to address inequities in the COVID-19 response', The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 21, pp. e183 - e190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30859-8
    Journal articles | 2020
    Bradley C; Hengel B; Crawford K; Elliott S; Donovan B; Mak DB; Nattabi B; Johnson D; Guy R; Fairley CK; Wand H; Ward J; Lewis D; Bowden F; Selvey C; Bastian L; Smallwood G, 2020, 'Establishment of a sentinel surveillance network for sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses in Aboriginal primary care services across Australia: The ATLAS project', BMC Health Services Research, 20, pp. 769, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05388-y
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ward J; Bradley C; Donovan B; Hengel B; Elliott S, 2020, 'A New National STI and BBV Surveillance System for Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Services', International Journal of Population Data Science, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v5i5.1481
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ward JS; Hengel B; Ah Chee D; Havnen O; Boffa JD, 2020, 'Setting the record straight: sexually transmissible infections and sexual abuse in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities', Medical Journal of Australia, 212, pp. 205 - 207.e1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50492
    Journal articles | 2020
    2020, 'Population-level diagnosis and care cascade for chlamydia in Australia', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2018-053801
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ward J; Guy RJ; Rumbold AR; McGregor S; Wand H; McManus H; Dyda A; Garton L; Hengel B; Silver BJ; Taylor-Thomson D; Knox J; Donovan B; Law M; Maher L; Fairley CK; Skov S; Ryder N; Moore E; Mein J; Reeve C; Ah Chee D; Boffa J; Kaldor JM; Han A, 2019, 'Strategies to improve control of sexually transmissible infections in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: a stepped-wedge, cluster-randomised trial', The Lancet Global Health, 7, pp. e1553 - e1563, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s2214-109x(19)30411-5
    Journal articles | 2018
    Causer LM; Guy RJ; Tabrizi SN; Whiley DM; Speers DJ; Ward J; Tangey A; Badman SG; Hengel B; Natoli LJ; Anderson DA; Wand H; Wilson D; Regan DG; Shephard M; Donovan B; Fairley CK; Kaldor JM, 2018, 'Molecular test for chlamydia and gonorrhoea used at point of care in remote primary healthcare settings: A diagnostic test evaluation', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 94, pp. 340 - 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2017-053443
    Journal articles | 2018
    Guy RJ; Ward J; Causer LM; Natoli L; Badman SG; Tangey A; Hengel B; Wand H; Whiley D; Tabrizi SN; Shephard M; Fairley CK; Donovan B; Anderson DA; Regan DG; Maher L; Kaldor JM, 2018, 'Molecular point-of-care testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea in Indigenous Australians attending remote primary health services (TTANGO): a cluster-randomised, controlled, crossover trial', The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 18, pp. 1117 - 1126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30429-8
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hengel B; Bell S; Garton L; Ward J; Rumbold A; Taylor-Thomson D; Silver B; McGregor S; Dyda A; Knox J; Guy R; Maher L; Kaldor JM; McDermott R; Skov S; Boffa J; Chee DA; Law M; Fairley C; Donovan B; Glance D; Han A, 2018, 'Perspectives of primary health care staff on the implementation of a sexual health quality improvement program: A qualitative study in remote aboriginal communities in Australia', BMC Health Services Research, 18, pp. 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3024-y
    Journal articles | 2017
    2017, 'Patient, staffing and health centre factors associated with annual testing for sexually transmissible infections in remote primary health centres.', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh16123
    Journal articles | 2016
    Garton L; Dyda A; Guy R; Silver B; McGregor S; Hengel B; Rumbold A; Taylor-Thomson D; Knox J; Maher L; Kaldor J; Ward J, 2016, 'High chlamydia and gonorrhoea repeat positivity in remote Aboriginal communities 2009-2011: Longitudinal analysis of testing for re-infection at 3 months suggests the need for more frequent screening', Sexual Health, 13, pp. 568 - 574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh16025
    Journal articles | 2015
    Causer LM; Hengel B; Natoli L; Tangey A; Badman SG; Tabrizi SN; Whiley D; Ward J; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ; Ward J; Regan D, 2015, 'A field evaluation of a new molecular-based point-of-care test for chlamydia and gonorrhoea in remote Aboriginal health services in Australia', Sexual Health, 12, pp. 27 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14158
    Journal articles | 2015
    Guy R; Ward J; Wand H; Rumbold A; Garton L; Hengel B; Silver B; Taylor-Thomson D; Knox J; McGregor S; Dyda A; Fairley C; Maher L; Donovan B; Kaldor J; Law M, 2015, 'Coinfection with Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis: A crosssectional analysis of positivity and risk factors in remote Australian Aboriginal communities', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 91, pp. 201 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2014-051535
    Journal articles | 2015
    Guy R; Ward J; Wand H; Rumbold A; Garton L; Hengel B; Silver B; Taylor-Thomson D; Knox J; McGregor S; Dyda A; Fairley C; Maher L; Donovan B; Kaldor J; STRIVE Investigator Group , 2015, 'Coinfection with Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis: a cross-sectional analysis of positivity and risk factors in remote Australian Aboriginal communities.', Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Journal articles | 2015
    Hengel B; Guy R; Garton L; Ward J; Rumbold A; Taylor-Thomson D; Silver B; McGregor S; Dyda A; Knox J; Kaldor J; Maher L, 2015, 'Barriers and facilitators of sexually transmissible infection testing in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: Results from the Sexually Transmitted Infections in Remote Communities, Improved and Enhanced Primary Health Care (STRIVE) Study', Sexual Health, 12, pp. 4 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14080
    Journal articles | 2015
    Hengel B; Maher L; Garton L; Ward J; Rumbold A; Taylor-Thomson D; Silver B; Mcgregor S; Dyda A; Knox J; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2015, 'Reasons for delays in treatment of bacterial sexually transmissible infections in remote Aboriginal communities in Australia: A qualitative study of healthcentre staff', Sexual Health, 12, pp. 341 - 347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14240
    Journal articles | 2015
    Natoli L; Guy RJ; Shephard M; Donovan B; Fairley CK; Ward J; Regan DG; Hengel B; Maher L, 2015, 'Chlamydia and gonorrhoea point-of-care testing in Australia: Where should it be used?', Sexual Health, 12, pp. 51 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14213
    Journal articles | 2015
    Natoli L; Guy RJ; Shephard M; Whiley D; Tabrizi SN; Ward J; Regan DG; Badman SG; Anderson DA; Kaldor J; Maher L; Wand H; Donovan B; Hengel B; Tangey A, 2015, 'Public health implications of molecular point-of-care testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea in remote primary care services in Australia: a qualitative study', BMJ Open, 5, pp. e006922, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/BMJOPEN-2014-006922
    Journal articles | 2015
    Natoli L; Guy RJ; Shephard M; Causer L; Badman SG; Hengel B; Tangey A; Ward J; Coburn T; Anderson D, 2015, '"I do feel like a scientist at times": A qualitative study of the acceptability of molecular point-of-care testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea to primary care professionals in a remote high STI burden setting', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0145993
    Journal articles | 2015
    Silver BJ; Guy RJ; Wand H; Ward J; Rumbold AR; Fairley CK; Donovan B; Maher L; Dyda A; Garton L, 2015, 'Incidence of curable sexually transmissible infections among adolescents and young adults in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: Analysis of longitudinal clinical service data', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2014-051617
    Journal articles | 2014
    Natoli L; Maher L; Shephard M; Hengel B; Tangey A; Badman SG; Ward J; Guy RJ; Regan D, 2014, 'Point-of-care testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea: Implications for clinical practice', PLoS ONE, 9, pp. e100518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0100518
    Journal articles | 2013
    Hengel B; Ward J; Wand H; Rumbold A; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2013, 'ANNUAL CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS AND NEISSERIA GONORRHOEA TESTING IN AN ENDEMIC SETTING: THE ROLE OF CLIENT AND HEALTH CENTRE CHARACTERISTICS', SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, 89, pp. A336 - A337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2013-051184.1054
    Journal articles | 2013
    Ward J; Guy R; Garton L; Silver B; Taylor-Thomson D; Hengel B; Knox J; McGregor S; Rumbold A; Kaldor J, 2013, 'ADDRESSING ENDEMIC RATES OF STI IN REMOTE ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES IN AUSTRALIA USING QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AS A KEY STRATEGY: THE STRIVE STUDY', SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, 89, pp. A371 - A372, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2013-051184.1161
    Journal articles | 2013
    Ward J; McGregor S; Guy RJ; Rumbold AR; Garton L; Silver BJ; Taylor-Thomson D; Hengel B; Knox J; Dyda A; Law MG; Wand H; Donovan B; Fairley CK; Skov S; Ah Chee D; Boffa J; Glance D; McDermott R; Maher L; Kaldor JM; Law M; Han A, 2013, 'STI in remote communities: Improved and enhanced primary health care (STRIVE) study protocol: A cluster randomised controlled trial comparing 'usual practice' STI care to enhanced care in remote primary health care services in Australia', BMC Infectious Diseases, 13, pp. 425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-425
    Journal articles | 2013
    Guy RJ; Natoli L; Ward J; Causer L; Hengel B; Whiley D; Tabrizi SN; Donovan B; Fairley CK; Badman SB, 2013, 'A randomised trial of point-of-care tests for chlamydia and gonorrhoea infections in remote Aboriginal communities: Test, Treat ANd GO- the " TTANGO" trial protocol', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-485
    Journal articles | 2013
    Hengel B; Jamil MS; Mein JK; Maher L; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ, 2013, 'Outreach for chlamydia and gonorrhoea screening: A systematic review of strategies and outcomes', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-1040
  • Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Causer L; Watchirs-Smith L; Saha A; Wand H; Smith K; Badman S; Hengel B; Andrewartha K; Richards J; Tangey A; Hawkett K; Carroll C; O'Connor S; Marshal-Lang R; Moore E; Shephard M; Guy R, 2021, 'FROM TRIAL TO PROGRAM: TTANGO2 SCALE-UP AND IMPLEMENTATION SUSTAINS STI POINT-OF-CARE TESTING IN REGIONAL AND REMOTE AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL HEALTH SERVICES', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, Vol. 97, pp. A102 - A103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2021-sti.269
    Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Hengel B; Causer L; Bright A; McManus H; McGregor S; Donovan B; Ward J; Guy R, 2021, 'INCREASING TRENDS OF INFECTIOUS SYPHILIS IN WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE IN AUSTRALIA', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, Vol. 97, pp. A101 - A101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2021-sti.264
    Preprints | 2020
    Bradley C; Hengel B; Crawford K; Elliott S; Donovan B; Mak DB; Nattabi B; Johnson D; Guy R; Fairley CK; Wand H; Ward J, 2020, Establishment of a sentinel surveillance network for sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses in Aboriginal primary care services across Australia: the ATLAS project, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.2.16219/v2
    Preprints | 2019
    Bradley C; Hengel B; Crawford K; Elliott S; Donovan B; Mak DB; Nattabi B; Johnson D; Guy R; Fairley CK; Wand H; Ward J, 2019, Establishment of a sentinel surveillance network for sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses in Aboriginal primary care services across Australia: the ATLAS project, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.2.16219/v1
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Causer L; Tangey A; Badman S; Hengel B; Natoli L; Speers D; Tabrizi S; Whiley D; Anderson D; Ward J; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2015, 'Operational performance of a new molecular-based point-of-care test for diagnosis of CT and NG infections: concordance with conventional laboratory testing', presented at Australian Society for Microbiolgy, Canberra, 13 April 2015 - 15 July 2015
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Causer LM; Tangey A; Badman SG; Hengel B; Natoli L; Speers D; Tabrizi SN; Whiley D; Anderson DA; Ward J; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ, 2015, 'OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF A NEW MOLECULAR-BASED POINT-OF-CARE TEST FOR DIAGNOSIS OF CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS AND NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE INFECTION: CONCORDANCE WITH CONVENTIONAL LABORATORY TESTING', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A28 - A28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.86
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Natoli L; Coburn T; Maher L; Shephard M; Hengel B; Badman S; Causer L; Tangey A; Kaldor J; Ward J; Anderson D; Guy R, 2015, '"I DO FEEL LIKE A SCIENTIST AT TIME YEAH ..." ACCEPTABILITY OF POINT-OF-CARE TESTING FOR CHLAMYDIA AND GONORRHOEA TO HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDERS IN REMOTE PRIMARY CARE', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A194 - A194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.502
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    McGregor S; Ward J; Guy R; Dyda A; Garton L; Rumbold A; Taylor Thomson D; Silver B; Hengel B; Kaldor J, 2014, 'Comparing prevalence of sexually transmitted infections using two methods: usual testing and a prevalence study', presented at 2014 Australasian Sexual Health Conference, Sydney, 10 October 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Hengel B; Badman S; Causer L; Natoli L; Tangey A; Ward J; Tabrizi S; Whiley D; Donovan B; Fairley CK, 2014, 'TTANGO: OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF A MOLECULAR BASED CHLAMYDIA AND GONORRHOEA POINT-OF-CARE TESTING IN REMOTE AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES'
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Causer LM; Hengel B; Natoli L; Tangey A; Badman S; Tabrizi SN; Whiley D; Ward J; Kaldor JM; Guy R, 2013, 'FIELD EVALUATION OF THREE POINT-OF-CARE TESTS FOR CHLAMYDIA AND GONORRHOEA IN REMOTE HEALTH SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA', http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2013-051184.0214
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Natoli L; Ward J; Hengel B; Causer LM; Badman S; Tangey A; Tabrizi SN; Whiley D; Donovan B; Fairley C, 2013, 'THE FIRST CLUSTER RANDOMISED TRIAL OF A MOLECULAR CHLAMYDIA AND GONORRHOEA POINT-OF-CARE ASSAY', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A345 - A345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2013-051184.1080