Ms Linda Garton
Adjunct Lecturer

Ms Linda Garton

Medicine & Health
The Kirby Institute

Linda is an experienced sexual health nurse responsible for the national coordination of the STRIVE study, a randomised community trial of STI quality improvement in 67 remote communities.
 

Phone
+61 (0)2 9385 0942
Location
Cliffbrook Campus
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Healey LM; Hutchinson JL; Pfeiffer MN; Garton L; Hatten B; Dobbie M; Simpson L; Templeton DJ, 2023, 'The challenge of providing medical follow-up for sexual assault victims: Can we predict who will attend? A retrospective cross-sectional study', Sexual Health, 20, pp. 475 - 477, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH22180
    Journal articles | 2020
    Comninos NB; Garton L; Guy R; Callander D; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Donovan B; Goddard SL; Rutherford A; Templeton DJ, 2020, 'Increases in pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae positivity in men who have sex with men, 2011-2015: Observational study', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 96, pp. 432 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-054107
    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, 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
    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, 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3024-y
    Journal articles | 2017
    Hengel B; Wand H; Ward J; Rumbold A; Garton L; Taylor-Thomson D; Silver B; McGregor S; Dyda A; Mein J; Knox J; Maher L; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2017, 'Patient, staffing and health centre factors associated with annual testing for sexually transmissible infections in remote primary health centres.', Sexual Health, 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 | 2016
    Ward JS; Dyda A; McGregor S; Rumbold A; Garton L; Donovan B; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ, 2016, 'Low HIV testing rates among people with a sexually transmissible infection diagnosis in remote aboriginal communities', Medical Journal of Australia, 205, pp. 168 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja15.01392
    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, 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
    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
    Silver BJ; Guy RJ; Wand H; Ward J; Rumbold AR; Fairley CK; Donovan B; Maher L; Dyda A; Garton L; Hengel B; Knox J; McGregor S; Taylor-Thomson D; Kaldor JM, 2015, 'Incidence of curable sexually transmissible infections among adolescents and young adults in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: Analysis of longitudinal clinical service data', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 91, pp. 135 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2014-051617
    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, 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-425
    Journal articles | 2012
    Mossenson A; Algie K; Olding M; Garton L; Reeve C, 2012, ''Yes wee can' - a nurse-driven asymptomatic screening program for chlamydia and gonorrhoea in a remote emergency department', Sexual Health, 9, pp. 194 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH11064
  • 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