Apil's interest lies in primary health care; aged care to be specific. His doctoral thesis explored the understanding of decision-making by aged care nurses in transferring a resident to the emergency department. He supports the vision of efficient and accessible primary health care services in enabling older adults to live longer and healthier in the community. Being a strong advocate for social justice he strives to operationalise his dedication via qualitative research. He is interested in collaborative inter-disciplinary research focused at addressing social health issues.
Lecturer , University of the Sunshine Coast
Lecturer , Southern Cross University
Sessional Academic , Queensland University of Technology
Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Doctor of Health Science (HlthScD)
University of Wollongong , Master of Public Health (Dist)
Grants and Contracts
Intergenerational Living: The experiences of residents of aged care facilities, their families, carers, and nursing students.
USC Research Seed Grant
Understanding why aged care residents are transferred to the ED