Health Human Resources

Publications authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Law MR, Ma T, Fisher J, Sketris IS. Independent pharmacist prescribing in Canada. Can Pharm J (Ott). 2012 Jan;145(1):17-23.e1. Read more

McGrail KM, Evans RG, Barer ML, Kerluke KJ, McKendry R. Diagnosing senescence: contributions to physician expenditure increases in British Columbia, 1996/97 to 2005/06. Healthc Policy. 2011 Aug;7(1):41-54. Read more

McGregor MJ, Tate RB, Ronald LA, McGrail KM, Cox MB, Berta W, Broemeling AM. Trends in long-term care staffing by facility ownership in British Columbia, 1996 to 2006.  Health Rep. 2010 Dec;21(4):27-33. Read more

Law MR, Morgan SG, Majumdar SR, Lynd LD, Marra CA. Effects of prescription adaptation by pharmacists.  BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Nov 17;10:313. Read more

UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Lost in knowledge translation?: innovations in health human resources policy : a summary of the 2010 CHSPR Health Policy Conference. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Mar 2010. Read more

Evans RG, Schneider D, Barer M. Health Human Resources Productivity: What it is, how it’s measured, why (how you measure) it matters, and who’s thinking about it. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Health Services Research Foundation; Feb 2010. Read more

Evans RG, Barer ML, Schneider DG. Pharaoh and the Prospects for Productivity in HHR. Healthc Policy. 2010 Feb;5(3):17-26. Read more

Regan S, Wong ST, Watson DE. Public perspectives on health human resources in primary healthcare: context, choices and change. Healthc Policy. 2010 Feb;5(3):e162-72. Read more

Wong ST, Watson DE, Young E, Mooney D. Supply and distribution of primary healthcare registered nurses in British Columbia. Healthc Policy. 2009 Nov;5 Spec no:91-104. Read more

Watson DE, McGrail KM. More doctors or better care? Healthc Policy. 2009 Aug;5(1):26-31.Read more

Wong S, MacLeod M, Farrally V. Health human resource: scoping literature review and synthesis. Vancouver (BC): Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research; Jun 2009. Read more

Watson D, Black C, Peterson S, Mooney D, Reid RJ. Who are the primary health care physicians in British Columbia? 1996/97-2004/05. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Aug 2006. Read more

Wong ST, Watson DE, Young E, Mooney D, MacLeod M. Who are the primary health care registered nurses in British Columbia? Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Mar 2006. Read more

Vujicic M, Evans RG. The impact of deficit reduction on the nursing labour market in Canada: unintended consequences of fiscal reform. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2005;4(2):99-110. Read more