Dr Mary Wyer


Postdoctoral Researcher – The APPRISE Centre of Research Excellence
Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology,
Westmead Institute for Medical Research
Twitter: @mary_wyer

Mary Wyer

Dr Mary Wyer is the postdoctoral researcher on the APPRISE Centre of Research Excellence (Clinical Research and Infection Prevention Pillar). She researches collaboratively with healthcare workers, patients and families, using video-reflexive ethnography, to understand and improve local infection prevention and control practices. Her specific focus is on roles patients play in preventing infection transmission.


  • Iedema, R., Jorm, C., Hooker, C., Hor, S. Y., Wyer, M., & Gilbert, G. L. (2018). To follow a rule? On frontline clinicians’ understandings and embodiments of hospital-acquired infection prevention and control rules. Health, https://doi.org/10.1177/1363459318785677
  • Dadich, A., & Wyer, M. (2018). Patient Involvement in Healthcare-Associated Infection Research: A Lexical Review. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology39(6), 710-717. (link)
  • Wyer, M., Iedema, R., Hor, S., Jorm, C., Hooker, C., & Gilbert, G. L. (2017). Patient involvement can affect clinicians’ perspectives and practices of infection prevention and control: A “post-qualitative” study using video-reflexive ethnography. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 16, 1-10. doi.org/10.1177/1609406917690171
  • Hor, S., Hooker, C., Iedema, R., Wyer, M., Gilbert, G. L., Jorm, C., & O’Sullivan, M. V. N. (2016). Beyond hand hygiene: a qualitative study of the everyday work of preventing cross-contamination on hospital wards. BMJ Quality and Safety. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2016- 005878. dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2016-005878
  • Collier, A., & Wyer, M. (2015). Researching reflexively with patients and families: Two studies using video-reflexive ethnography to collaborate with patients and families in patient safety research. Qualitative Health Research, 26(7), 979-993.  doi.org/10.1177/1049732315618937
  • Wyer, M., Jackson, D., Iedema, R., Hor, S., Gilbert, G. L., Jorm, C., . . . Carroll, K. (2015). Involving patients in understanding hospital infection control using visual methods. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(11-12), 1718-1729. doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12779
  • Wyer, M., Iedema, R., Jorm, C., Armstrong, G., Hor, S., Hooker, C., . . . Gilbert, G. L. (2015). Should I stay or should I go? Patient understandings of and responses to source-isolation practices. Patient Experience Journal, 2(2), 60-68. (link)
  • Iedema, R., Hor, S., Wyer, M., Gilbert, G. L., Jorm, C., Hooker, C., & O’Sullivan, M. V. N. (2015). An innovative approach to strengthening health professionals’ infection control and limiting hospital-acquired infection: video-reflexive ethnography. BMJ Innovations1(4), 157-162. dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjinnov-2014-000032



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