Journal Articles

 2024

  • Tane T, Selak V, Eggleton K, Harwood, M. Drivers of access to cardiovascular healthcare for rural Indigenous peoples: A scoping review. Rural and Remote Health 2024; https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH8674 (Accepted 22 Jan 2024)

2023

  • Chan DZ, Grey C, Doughty RN, Lund M, Lee MA, Poppe K, Harwood M, Kerr A. Widening ethnic inequities in heart failure incidence in New Zealand. Heart. 2023 Jul 14.
  • Grey C, Brewer KM, Ameratunga S, Selak V, Hanchard S, Dicker B, Paynter J, Taueetia-Su’a T, Winter-Smith J, Newport R, Tane T. Manawataki Fatu Fatu for ACCESS (Māori and Pacific Hearts in Unison for Achieving Cardiovascular Care in Equity StudieS). Protocol for a Mixed Methods Programme of Research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 2023 May 9;22:16094069231176348
  • Holt A, Batinica B, Liang J, Kerr A, Wells S, Harwood M, Crengle S, Hudson B, Selak V, Mehta S, Grey C, Lamberts M, Jackson R, Poppe K. Development and validation of cardiovascular risk prediction equations in 76,000 people with known cardiovascular disease. Eur J Prev Card. Accepted 22 Sep 2023
  • Hutchings JL, Grey C, Brewer KM, Aspden TJ. How pharmacist-led health services are tailored to minoritized populations, their acceptability and effectiveness: A scoping literature review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 2023 June 3.
  • Kerr A, Choi Y, Williams M, Stewart R, White H, Devlin G, Selak V, Lee M, El-Jack S, Adamson P, Fairley S, Jackson R, Poppe K. Paired Risk Scores to Predict Ischaemic and Bleeding Risk Twenty-Eight Days to One-Year After an Acute Coronary Syndrome. Heart 2023; doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2023-322830
  • Newport R, Grey C, Dicker B, Brewer K, Amertunga S, Selak V, Hanchard S, Taueetia-Su’a T, Harwood M. Upholding te mana o te wā: Māori patients and their families’ experiences of accessing care following an out-of-hospital cardiac event. American Heart Journal Plus: Cardiology Research and Practice. 2023 Dec 1;36:100341.
  • Newport R, Grey C, Dicker B, Ameratunga S, Harwood M. Ethnic Differences of the care pathway following an Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Event: a Systematic Review. Resuscitation. 2023 Oct 27:110017.
  • Newport R, Grey C, Dicker B, Ameratunga S, Harwood M. Reasons for Ethnic Disparities in the Prehospital Care Pathway Following an Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Event: Protocol of a Systematic Review. JMIR Research Protocols. 2023 Jul 12;12(1):e40557.
  • Tawfiq E, Selak V, Elwood JM, Pylypchuk R, Tin Tin S, Harwood M, Grey C, McKeage M, Wells S. Performance of cardiovascular disease risk prediction equations in over 14,000 cancer survivors in New Zealand primary care: a validation study. Lancet 2023;401:357-65
  • Tawfiq E, Pylypchuk R, Elwood JM, McKeage M, Wells M, Selak V. Risk of cardiovascular disease in cancer survivors: A cohort study of 446,384 New Zealand primary care patients. Cancer Medicine 2023;12:20081-93
  • Winter-Smith J, Grey C, Paynter J, Harwood M, Selak V. Who are Pacific peoples in terms of ethnicity and country of birth? A cross sectional study of 2,238,039 adults in Aotearoa New Zealand’s Integrated Data Infrastructure. Dialogues in Health. 2023 Dec 1;3:100152.

2022

  • Brewer KM, Grey C, Paynter J, Winter-Smith J, Hanchard S, Selak V, Ameratunga S, Harwood M. What are the gaps in cardiovascular risk assessment and management in primary care for Māori and Pacific people in Aotearoa New Zealand? Protocol for a systematic review. BMJ open. 2022.
  • Selak V, Poppe K, Chan D, Grey C, Harwood M, Ameratunga S, Hanchard S, Wells S, Kerr A, Lund M, Doughty R. Identification of clinically relevant cohorts of people with heart failure from electronic health data in Aotearoa: potential, pitfalls and a plan. The New Zealand Medical Journal (Online). 2022 Oct 7;135(1563):96-104.
  • Tane T, Selak V, Eggleton K, Harwood M. Protocol: Understanding the barriers and facilitators that influence access to quality cardiovascular care for rural Indigenous peoples: protocol for a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2022;12(12).

2021

  • Winter-Smith, J., Selak, V., Harwood, M., Ameratunga, S. and Grey, C., 2021. Cardiovascular disease and its management among Pacific people: a systematic review by ethnicity and place of birth. BMC cardiovascular disorders, 21(1), pp.1-11.
Conferences and Proceedings

2024

  • Ellison-Lupena, R. ‘Access to acute of hospital cardiac care for Māori whānau.’ The Grand Round, Te Aka Whai Ora, online presentation, 4 March 2024. 
  • Hanchard, S. ‘Equity focused discharge planning for heart failure’. The Grand Round, Te Aka Whai Ora, online presentation, 4 March 2024.
  • Brewer, K., Grey, C., Taueetia-Su’a, T., Hanchard, S., Tane, T., Vaka, S., Ameratunga, S., Newport, R., Selak, V., Dicker, B., Winter-Smith, J., Paynter, J., Harwood, M. ‘Manawataki Fatu Fatu for Access (Māori and Pacific hearts in unision for Achieving Cardiovascular Care in Equity StudieS)’, The Grand Round, Te Aka Whai Ora, online presentation, 4 March 2024.
  • Grey, C., Brewer, K., Hanchard, S., Tane T., Newport, R., Taueetia-Su’a, T. ‘Designing heart health services to achieve Māori and Pacific health equity’. Healthier Lives Kōrero Tahi 2024 Symposium, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington and online, 13 – 14 February 2024.

2023

  • Brewer, K., Taueetia-Su’a, T.,  Hanchard, S., Vaka,S., Ameratunga, S., Tane, T., Newport, R., Grey. G., Hardwood., M. ‘Using a strengths-based approach to interpret patient and whānau stories’, Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, June 2023.
  • Grey, C. Heart Foundation Lecture, Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, June 2023.
  • Harwood, M., Selak, V. Ethnicity and equity in CVD risk factor distribution in Aotearoa NZ, Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, June 2023.
  • Hutchings, J. ‘Growing the Allied Care Workforce.’ Pasifika Medical Association Conference, Rarotonga. 6 – 8 September 2023.
  • Hutchings J. Achieving Equitable Health Outcomes for Pacific People Living With Cardiovascular Disease in Aotearoa New Zealand: Exploring the Contribution of Community Pharmacists. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 2023 Jun 1;32:S79-80.
  • Penney S, Dicker B, Harwood M. Cultural Safety in Paramedic Practice: Experiences of Māori and Whānau. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 2023 Jun 1;32:S80.
  • Tane. T. Drivers of equitable access to cardiovascular care for rural Indigenous Peoples: A scoping literature review, TUTOR PHC Training and Conference, Canada.

2022

  • Brewer, K. ‘What are the problems and what are the Kiwis doing about it?’, Equity of care and Indigenous Prize Session. Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast.11 – 14 August 2022.
  • Brewer, K., Indigenous Health Council Symposium. Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast. 11 – 14 August 2022.
  • Brewer, K., Taueetia-Su’a, T.,  Hanchard, S., Vaka,S., Amertaunga, S., Tane, T., Newport, R., Grey. G., Hardwood., M. ‘Manawataki: Fatu Fatu for ACCESS (Māori and Pacific hearts in unison for Achieving Cardiovascular Care in Equity StudieS)’. Ko Awatea Counties Manukau Research Week, November, Auckland 2022.
  • Brewer, K., Harwood, M., Taueetia-Su’a, T., Hanchard, S., Tane, T., Vaka, S., Ameratunga, S., Newport, R., Selak, V., Dicker, B., Winter-Smith, J., Paynter, J., Grey, C. ‘Manawataki: Fatu Fatu for ACCESS (Māori and Pacific hearts in unison for Achieving Cardiovascular Care in Equity StudieS)’. International Indigenous Research Conference (IIRC). Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. 15 – 18, November 2022.
  • Grey, C., Brewer, K., Taueetia-Su’a, T., Hanchard, S., Tane, T., Vaka, S., Ameratunga, S., Newport, R., Selak, V., Dicker, B., Winter-Smith, J., Paynter, J., Harwood, M. Manawataki Fatu Fatu for ACCESS: a Māori and Pacific-led research programme focused on heart health equity’, Pacific Health Research Symposium Te Papa Ako o Tai Tonga, 2022
  • Hanchard, S. ‘Equity-focused discharge planning for heart failure, Counties Manukau Research Week, 2022.
  • Hutchings, J. Award for student presentation. U21 Health Sciences Group Annual Meeting, University of Auckland, 5 – 9 September 2022.
  • Hutchings, J. ‘Achieving equitable health outcomes for Pacific people living with heart disease in Aotearoa: Exploring the role of pharmacist led health services tailored to specific ethnic groups’, Pacific Health Research Symposium Te Papa Ako o Tai Tonga, 2022
  • Mullane, T., Harwood, M. ‘Understanding the workforce for diabetes management with Māori and Pacific Peoples: Using tangata hourua as the framework method for analysis of qualitative research’, Pacific Health Research Symposium Te Papa Ako o Tai Tonga, 2022
  • Newport, R., Penney, S. Brett, A. 2022. Student presentations at Paramedicine Research Day at Auckland University of Technology. 20 October Auckland 2022.
  • Tane, T. ‘Understanding the barriers and facilitators that influence access to quality cardiovascular care for rural indigenous peoples: a scoping review’. National Rural Healthcare Conference. 9 – 10 September 2022.
  • Winter-Smith, J. ‘ Who Are Pacific People In Aotearoa New Zealand? Findings From A Pacific-Led Analysis Of National Health And Non-Health Datasets In The IDI’ Pasifika Medical Conference, Te Papa Museum, Wellington, 4 – 6 September 2022.
  • Winter-Smith, J. ‘ Is It Appropriate To Homogenise Pacific People When Considering Their Need For CVD Health Services? A Systematic Review Of The Epidemiology and Management Of CVD Among Pacific Peopl’ Pasifika Medical Conference, Te Papa Museum, Wellington, 4 – 6 September 2022.
  • Winter-Smith, J. ‘The epidemiology of cardiovascular disease among Pacific people in New Zealand’ School of Population Health, University of Auckland Doctoral Showcase Wednesday 22 June 2022
  • Winter-Smith, J. PhD research project. Ko Awatea Counties Manukau Research Week, November, Auckland 2022.

2021

  • Grey, C., Harwood, M. (representing Manawataki Fatu Fatu). Manawataki Fatu Fatu for ACCESS. Māori and Pacific hearts in unison for Achieving Cardiovascular Care for Equity StudieS (invited keynote speakers). Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Rotorua, June 2021.
  • Brewer, K., Hanchard, S. (representing Manawataki Fatu Fatu). Manawataki Fatu Fatu for ACCESS. Heart Foundation Early Career Researchers Forum. Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Rotorua, June 2021.
  • Selak, V. ‘ANZACS IHD’. ANZACS IHD session. Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Rotorua, June 2021.
  • Selak, V. ‘Aspirin in primary prevention’. Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Rotorua, June 2021.
  • Winter-Smith, J. ‘Should Pacific people be homogenized when considering their need for CVD health services? A systematic review of the epidemiology and management of CVD among Pacific people.’ Moderated poster session’. Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Rotorua, June 2021.
  • Newport, R. 2021. Student presentation at the AUS-ROC Early Career Researchers Meeting: The Future is Shocking. Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium, October 2021.

2020

  • Grey, C. ‘Achieving equity in cardiovascular outcomes for Pacific people’. Pan Pasikfia Fono, Auckland. 4 – 5 November 2020.
  • Winter-Smith, J. ‘Understanding Pacific ethnicity and its relationship to cardiovascular disease’ Manukau Ko Awatea Research Week, Counties Manukau
Reports
  • Heart Health Equity Hui Report 2021, Manawataki Fatu Fatu for ACCESS, University of Auckland, New Zealand, ISBN 978-0-473-58843-4. Report available for download here: Hui 2021 | Manawataki Fatu Fatu (manawafatu.org)
Hui
  • Codesign workshops – Auckland, Wellington, Northland planned 2024

  • Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerua – hui with CVD health worders to discuss patient experience results (T.Tane), 2023
  • Whānau and Hapori Māori Advisory Group hui September 2023

  • Te Whare Tukutuku, Cardiac Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, June 2023
  • Pacific family fono, Validation of qualitative findings, Hutt Valley, 2023
  • Māori and Pacific whānau fono, Validation of qualitative findings, Tai Tonga, Auckland, 2023
  • Whānau and Hapori Māori Advisory Group online hui, November 2022
  • Pacific Advisory Group online fono, April 2022

  • Manawataki Fatu Fatu, National Heart Health Hui, Tai Tonga, Auckland, July 2021

Capacity Development

We have 4 PhD students (Māori, Māori/Cook Island, Tongan, Niue) and 2 Masters students (Māori, Samoan). Supervisors abbreviated in brackets: 

  • Julie Winter-Smith, Tongan, PhD Epidemiology (VS, CG, MH, JP) ‘The epidemiology of cardiovascular disease by Pacific ethnic group and country of birth’.
  • Rochelle Newport, Māori/Cook Island, PhD Primary Care (MH, CG, BD) ‘Experiences of Māori and Pacific people experiencing acute cardiovascular events in the community’.
  • Taria Tane, Māori, PhD Primary Care (MH, VS). ‘Improving cardiovascular disease outcomes for Māori and Pacific people in Te Tai Tokerau’.
  • Jessie Lagaluga Hutchings, Niuean, PhD Pharmacy (CG, KB) ‘The role of Pharmacists in achieving CVD equity for Pacific people’.
  • Sarah Penney, Māori, Masters Paramedicine AUT (MH, BD) ‘Improving cultural safety for first responders to Māori with chest pain’.
  • Dr Ainsleigh Laumatia, Samoan, Masters Public Health UoA, (CG, MH) ‘Heart Healthcare in New Zealand. Does the current workforce reflect the needs of Pacific people?’

 Post-doc fellows employed by Manawataki Fatu Fatu and contributing authors: 

  • Dr Karen Brewer, Māori; Dr Sandra Hanchard, Tongan; Dr Tua Taueetia-Su’a, Samoan; Dr Sione Vaka, Tongan.

Raumati Internships:
 

  • Raumati Internship, collaboration with Pūtahi Manawa and Pūhoro STEMM Academy. Co-supervision (KB, SH) of Akuira Haimona for module of discharge planning project in Waikato region. December 2023 – January 2024.
Radio Interviews
  • Dr Tua Taueetia-Su’a givens an interview for Samoa Capital Radio on 21 December 2021. The interview (in the Samoan language) can be viewed here (at 3:12:00 to 3.55.10) Facebook Live | Facebook