Dr Vickie Knight

Dr Vickie Knight

Conjoint Lecturer

BN, MHScEd, PhD. 

Medicine & Health
The Kirby Institute

Vickie Knight is a Clinical Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV at the Sydney Sexual Health Centre and a Conjoint Lecturer at the Kirby Institiute. She has an interest in operational research and in 2017 completed her PhD looking at the impact of differing models of HIV testing on the uptake of testing and testing frequency of gay men in Sydney.    

Phone
+61(2)93827462
Location
Sydney Sexual Health Centre 8 Macquarie street Sydney NSW 2000
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Munro T; Anderson-Smith B; Lu H; Worth HH; Knight V, 2021, 'Online triage tool improves the efficiency of a sexual health service', Sexual Health, 18, pp. 432 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH21045
    Journal articles | 2021
    Patel PG; Keen P; McManus H; Duck T; Callander D; Selvey C; Power C; Gray RT; Knight V; Asselin J; Read P; Johnson K; Bavinton BR; Bowden VJ; Grulich AE; Guy R; Prestage G; Zablotska I; Holden J; Cooper C; Price K; Holt M; de Wit J; Kaldor J; Kelleher A; Wilson D; Brotherton A; Cooper DA; Crooks L; Whittaker B; Madeddu D; Schmidt HM; Telfer B; Price K; Boyd M; Cooper C; McGill S; Pinto A; Nigro S; Gordon T; Feeney L; Cunningham P; Mao L; Gray J; O’Dwyer M; Clifton B, 2021, 'Increased targeted HIV testing and reduced undiagnosed HIV infections among gay and bisexual men', HIV Medicine, 22, pp. 605 - 616, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hiv.13102
    Journal articles | 2020
    Bradley I; Varma R; Knight V; Iliakis D; McNally L; Jalocon D; Jeoffreys N; Chen S; Mcnulty A, 2020, 'Prevalence of rectal Mycoplasma genitalium and macrolide resistance in men who have sex with men attending Sydney Sexual Health Centre', Sexual Health, 17, pp. 114 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18221
    Journal articles | 2019
    Houghton R; Knight V; Clifton B; Varma R, 2019, 'Early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART): From point-of-care test to ART at a peer-led community-based testing site in Sydney', Sexual Health, 16, pp. 94 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18094
    Journal articles | 2019
    Knight V; Guy R; McNulty A; Wand H, 2019, 'Effect of an express testing service for gay and bisexual men on HIV testing frequency in Sydney, Australia: A cohort study', Sexual Health, 16, pp. 124 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18083
    Journal articles | 2019
    Knight V; Nugent C; Houghton R; O'Reilly K; Scally E; Lu H, 2019, 'An automated, electronic, client-centred results delivery system saves time and improves workflow', Sexual Health, 16, pp. 88 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18100
    Journal articles | 2019
    Lorch R; Bourne C; Burton L; Lewis L; Brown K; Bateson D; Knight V; Ooi C; Hoffman N; MacKson J; Bower H; Stewart M; Moll N; Micallef J; Mooney-Somers J; Donovan B; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2019, 'ADOPTing a new method of partner management for genital chlamydia in New South Wales: Findings from a pilot implementation program of patient-delivered partner therapy', Sexual Health, 16, pp. 332 - 339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh18169
    Journal articles | 2018
    Jamil MS; McManus H; Callander D; Prestage G; Ali H; O’Connor CC; Chen M; McNulty AM; Knight V; Duck T; Keen P; Gray J; Medland N; Hellard M; Lewis DA; Grulich AE; Kaldor JM; Fairley CK; Donovan B; Guy RJ; Marshall L; Wilson D; Dickson B; Kong M; Smith LW; Cooper D; Selvey C; Holden J; Crooks L; Cooper C; Price K; de Wit J; Kelleher A; Mitchell J; Schmidt HM; Telfer B; Whittaker B; Cooper D; O'Connor C, 2018, 'Understanding the Targeting and Uptake of HIV Testing Among Gay and Bisexual Men Attending Sexual Health Clinics', AIDS and Behavior, 22, pp. 513 - 521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-017-2012-2
    Journal articles | 2018
    Wand H; Knight V; Lu H; McNulty A, 2018, 'Temporal Trends in Population Level Impacts of Risk Factors for Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Men Who Have Sex with Men, Heterosexual Men, and Women: Disparities by Sexual Identity (1998–2013)', Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47, pp. 1909 - 1922, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-017-1107-1
    Journal articles | 2016
    Bennett C; Knight V; Knox D; Gray J; Hartmann G; McNulty A, 2016, 'An alternative model of sexually transmissible infection testing in men attending a sex-on-premises venue in Sydney: A cross-sectional descriptive study', Sexual Health, 13, pp. 353 - 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH15174
    Journal articles | 2016
    Foster R; Ali H; Crowley M; Dyer R; Grant K; Lenton J; Little C; Knight V; Read P; Donovan B; McNulty A; Guy R, 2016, 'Does Living Outside of a Major City Impact on the Timeliness of Chlamydia Treatment? A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Analysis', Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 43, pp. 506 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000496
    Journal articles | 2016
    Loomba P; Knight V; Mcnulty A, 2016, 'What would be missed if we didn't screen men who have sex with men for oral chlamydia trachomatis? A cross-sectional study', Sexual Health, 13, pp. 196 - 198, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH15209
    Journal articles | 2016
    Rowley D; Ahmed A; McNulty A; Wray L; Knight V, 2016, 'As good as it gets? Retention in care of people newly diagnosed with HIV at the Sydney Sexual Health Centre', Sexual Health, 13, pp. 96 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH15115
    Journal articles | 2016
    Smith KS; Kaldor JM; Hocking JS; Jamil MS; McNulty AM; Read P; Bradshaw CS; Chen MY; Fairley CK; Wand H; Worthington K; Blake S; Knight V; Rawlinson W; Saville M; Tabrizi SN; Garland SM; Donovan B; Guy R, 2016, 'The acceptability and cost of a home-based chlamydia retesting strategy: Findings from the REACT randomised controlled trial', BMC Public Health, 16, pp. 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-2727-4
    Journal articles | 2016
    McIver R; Dyda A; McNulty AM; Knight V; Wand HC; Guy RJ, 2016, 'Text message reminders do not improve hepatitis B vaccination rates in an Australian sexual health setting', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocv145
    Journal articles | 2015
    Knight V; Lockwood T; Walkinshaw T; Keen P; Guy R; McNulty A, 2015, 'Reasons why gay and other bisexually active men attend different community testing services in Sydney; A cross-sectional survey', Sexual Health, 12, pp. 465 - 466, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH15079
    Journal articles | 2015
    Knight V; Wand H; Gray J; Keen P; McNulty A; Guy R, 2015, 'Implementation and Operational Research: Convenient HIV Testing Service Models Are Attracting Previously Untested Gay and Bisexual Men: A Cross-sectional Study', Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 69, pp. e147 - e155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000688
    Journal articles | 2015
    McIver R; Dyda A; Knight V; Guy R; McNulty A, 2015, 'Hepatitis B screening and vaccination: How does a Sexual Health service measure up?', Sexual Health, 12, pp. 458 - 459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH15061
    Journal articles | 2014
    Gale M; Holden J; Kitchener S; Knight V; McNulty A; Price K; Leeman C; Cunningham P; Hayen A; Macinytre CR, 2014, 'Lessons learnt from the first Australian 'pop-up' HIV testing site', Sexual Health, 11, pp. 585 - 586, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14095
    Journal articles | 2014
    Knight V; Gale M; Guy R; Parkhill N; Holden J; Leeman C; Mcnulty A; Keen P; Wand H, 2014, 'A novel time-limited pop-up HIV testing service for gay men in Sydney, Australia, attracts high-risk men', Sexual Health, 11, pp. 345 - 350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14091
    Journal articles | 2014
    Knight V; Ryder N; Bourne C; McNulty A, 2014, 'A cross sectional study of how people diagnosed with a bacterial sexually transmitted infection inform their partners', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 90, pp. 588 - 591, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2013-051482
    Journal articles | 2014
    Knight V; Guy RJ; Handan W; Lu H; McNulty A, 2014, 'It is more efficient to type: Innovative self-registration and appointment self-arrival system improves the patient reception process', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/olq.0000000000000136
    Journal articles | 2013
    Ewing M; Read P; Knight V; Morgan S; Hanlon M; McDonald A; Mclver R; Wright S; McNulty A, 2013, 'Do callers to the NSW Sexual Health Infoline attend the services they are referred to?', Sexual Health, 10, pp. 530 - 532, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH13106
    Journal articles | 2013
    Knight V; Ryder N; Guy R; Lu H; Wand HC; McNulty A, 2013, 'New express sexually transmissible infection screening clinic improves patient journey and clinic capacity at a large sexual health clinic', Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 40, pp. 75 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3182793700
    Journal articles | 2013
    Martin L; Knight V; Read PJ; McNulty A, 2013, 'Clients' preferred methods of obtaining sexually transmissible infection or HIV results from Sydney Sexual Health Centre', Sexual Health, 10, pp. 91 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH12062
    Journal articles | 2013
    Martin L; Knight V; Read PJ; Mcnulty A, 2013, 'Fast-track services for all? The preferences of Chinese-, Korean-, and Thai-speaking women attending a sexual health service', Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 40, pp. 929 - 932, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000055
    Journal articles | 2013
    Martin L; Knight V; Ryder N; Lu H; Read PJ; McNulty A, 2013, 'Client feedback and satisfaction with an express sexually transmissible infection screening service at an inner-city sexual health center', Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 40, pp. 70 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0b013e318275343b
    Journal articles | 2013
    Read PJ; Knight V; Bourne C; Guy R; Donovan B; Allan W; Mcnulty AM, 2013, 'Community event-based outreach screening for syphilis and other sexually transmissible infections among gay men in Sydney, Australia', Sexual Health, 10, pp. 357 - 362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH13012
    Journal articles | 2012
    Guy R; Wand HC; Knight V; Kenigsberg A; Read PJ; McNulty AM, 2012, 'SMS reminders improve re-screening in women and heterosexual men with chlamydia infection at Sydney Sexual Health Centre: a before-and-after study.', Sexually Transmitted Infections, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2011-050370
    Journal articles | 2012
    Kwan B; Ryder N; Knight V; Kenigsberg A; McNulty A; Read PJ; Bourne CP, 2012, 'Sensitivity of 20-minute voiding intervals in men testing for chlamydia trachomatis', Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 39, pp. 405 - 406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0b013e318248a563
    Journal articles | 2012
    Martin L; Crawford S; McNulty A; Bath N; Knight V, 2012, 'Poor uptake of community based sexually transmissible infection testing at an inner city needle and syringe program', Sexual Health, 10, pp. 183 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH12078
    Journal articles | 2011
    Bourne CP; Knight V; Guy R; Wand HC; Lu H; McNulty A, 2011, 'Short message service reminder intervention doubles sexually transmitted infection/HIV re-testing rates among men who have sex with men', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 87, pp. 229 - 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sti.2010.048397
    Journal articles | 2011
    Guy R; Wand H; Read P; Kenigsberg A; Knight V; McNulty A, 2011, 'P5-S4.07 SMS reminders increase re-testing for repeat chlamydial infection in heterosexuals at a sexual health clinic', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 87, pp. A324 - A324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2011-050108.548
    Journal articles | 2011
    Lockwood T; Knight V; Hanlon M; Bourne C; Read P, 2011, 'Contact tracing impact on bacterial STI re-infection?', Australian nursing journal (July 1993), 19, pp. 36 - 37
    Journal articles | 2009
    Knight V; Lu H; McNulty A, 2009, 'AUTOMATIC SMS REMINDERS DECREASE WAITING TIME AND NON-ATTENDANCE RATE AT A SEXUAL HEALTH CENTRE', SEXUAL HEALTH, 6, pp. 352 - 353, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000271708000025&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2009
    Martin L; Freedman E; Burton L; Rutter S; Knight V; D Amato A; Murray C; Drysdale J; Harvey S; McNulty A, 2009, 'The C-project: Use of self-collection kits to screen for Chlamydia trachomatis in young people in a community-based health promotion project', Sexual Health, 6, pp. 157 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH08039
    Journal articles | 2008
    Tribe KL; Knight V; Pell C, 2008, 'A prospective descriptive study of women attending a colposcopy clinic.', Contemp Nurse, 31, pp. 80 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/conu.673.31.1.80
    Journal articles | 2007
    Lenton JA; Freedman E; Hoskin K; Knight V; Turley D; Balding B; Kennedy C; Chen MY; McNulty A, 2007, 'Chlamydia trachomatis infection among antenatal women in remote far west New South Wales, Australia', Sexual Health, 4, pp. 139 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH07010
    Journal articles | 2007
    McNulty A; Knight V, 2007, 'Chaperones - Are there other options? [2]', Sexual Health, 4, pp. 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH07049
    Journal articles | 2005
    Knight V; Hoskin K; Tribe K, 2005, 'Use of a community sexual health information line.', Sex Health, 2, pp. 29 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh04039
    Journal articles | 2003
    Knight VM; Corkill N; Pittam D; Dillon A; Marks C, 2003, 'Australian sexual health nurses: variations in practice.', Contemp Nurse, 15, pp. 140 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/conu.15.1-2.140
    Journal articles | 2003
    Miles K; Knight V; Cairo I; King I, 2003, 'Nurse-led sexual health care: international perspectives.', Int J STD AIDS, 14, pp. 243 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/095646203321264845
    Journal articles | 2003
    Ooi C; Knight V; Bourne C, 2003, 'An innovative sexual health medication order system for the Far West Area Health Service.', New South Wales public health bulletin, 14, pp. 113 - 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/NB03033
    Journal articles | 2001
    Donovan B; Knight V; McNulty AM; Wynne-Markham V; Kidd MR, 2001, 'Gonorrhoea screening in general practice: Perceived barriers and strategies to improve screening rates', Medical Journal of Australia, 175, pp. 412 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2001.tb143646.x
    Journal articles | 2001
    Tideman RL; Marks C; Knight VM; Berry G; Fethers K; Mindel A, 2001, 'Opting off the New South Wales Pap Test Register in a sexual health setting.', Aust N Z J Public Health, 25, pp. 501 - 504, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842x.2001.tb00312.x
    Journal articles | 1998
    Knight VM; Bodsworth NJ, 1998, 'Perceptions and practice of universal blood and body fluid precautions by registered nurses at a major Sydney teaching hospital.', J Adv Nurs, 27, pp. 746 - 751, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2648.1998.00600.x
    Journal articles | 1997
    Knight V, 1997, 'Sexual health: every nurse's concern.', Lamp, 54, pp. 12 - 13, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9397798
    Journal articles | 1993
    Bodsworth NJ; Knight V; Rohrsheim R, 1993, 'Why virgins attend sexually transmitted disease clinics.', Int J STD AIDS, 4, pp. 232 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/095646249300400411
  • Conference Papers | 2017
    Jamil MS; Mcmanus H; Callander D; Prestage G; Ali H; Knight V; Duck T; O'connor CC; Chen M; Mcnulty AM; Keen P; Medland N; Hellard M; Grulich AE; Lewis DA; Kaldor JM; Fairley CK; Donovan B; Guy R, 2017, 'OPTIMISING EXISTING SEXUAL HEALTH CLINICS INCREASES HIV TESTING AMONG GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN AT HIGHER RISK OF INFECTION', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A153 - A153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2017-053264.395
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Jamil MS; Callander D; Ali H; Prestage G; Knight V; Duck T; O'Connor C; Chen M; Hellard M; Grulich A; Wilson D; Kaldor J; Fairley C; Donovan B; Guy R, 2015, 'PUBLIC SEXUAL HEALTH CLINICS INCREASE ACCESS, HIV TESTING AND RE-TESTING AMONG HIGHER RISK GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A227 - A227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.589
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Knight V; Wand H; Gray J; Keen P; McNulty A; Guy R, 2015, 'CONVENIENT HIV TESTING SERVICE MODELS COMBINED WITH RAPID TESTING ARE ATTRACTING PREVIOUSLY UNTESTED GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A224 - A224, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.581

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