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Eamon Merrick is a Registered Nurse and a lecturer at the Sydney Nursing School, the University of Sydney.

Eamon has a research portfolio that focuses on health services workforce, primary health care, and the quality and safety of care. He has led and managed national research projects which have changed clinical practice, federal policy, and informed national legislation. His work has been recognised and awarded by leading government and industry groups.

Eamon has over ten years experience of critical care nursing, and has held senior administrative and managerial positions.


  • 2005–present
    Researcher, University of Technology, Sydney
  • 2001–present
    Registered Nurse, Critical Care
  • 2013–present
    Lecturer, University of Sydney


  • 2013 
    University of Technology Sydney, PhD
  • 2005 
    University of Technology Sydney, Master of Health Services Management
  • 2002 
    Auckland University of Technology, Bachelor of Health Sciences/ Nursing


  • 2011
    Nursing in General Practice: Organisational Possibilities, Journal of Advanced Nursing
  • 2011
    Bedside review of patient care in an emergency department: The Cow Round. , Emergency Medicine Australasia
  • 2010
    Co-designing as a Discursive Practice in Emergency Health Services: The Architecture of Deliberation, Journal of Applied Behavioural Sciences
  • 2009
    Viewing the taken-for-granted from under a different aspect, . International Journal for Multiple Research Approaches
  • 2009
    Handover - Enabling Learning in Communication for Safety’ (HELiCS), Medical Journal of Australia

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)
  • Nursing (1110)
  • Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) (111003)
  • Health Policy (160508)
  • Industrial And Organisational Psychology (170107)