• 27 SEP 17
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    10th Health Services and Policy Research Conference – Early Bird Registration closing 30 September

    Conference early bird rates close this weekend - don't miss out.

    The full conference program is now available, together with more information about the pre-conference workshops.

    The workshops are open to conference delegates and non-delegates and there is something for everyone. Take a closer look.


    The conference theme is “Shifting priorities: balancing acute and primary care services".

    The conference will focus on current and future priorities for resources in acute and primary care, in order to achieve a sustainable and functional system into the future. This conference will bring us back to the basics of health service research – examining the structures and processes for the organisation and delivery of healthcare services to society – as we look to build a sustainable, future-ready, and patient-focused health care system.

    Full Programme



    Full workshop programme and registration

    Tailor-made experiences for our conference attendees, these workshops provide a valuable learning and networking opportunity. Workshops are in addition to the conference and day registration and are available for delegates and non-delegates to attend.

    All workshops run from 1pm on Tuesday 31 October 2017

    Workshop 1 - complimentary.   Workshops 2 and 3  - $75pp half-day delegate or $150pp half-day non-delegate. 


    Workshop 1: Indigenous Health Yarning Circle

    Open to Indigenous delegates and non-delegates only


    Workshop 2: Writing for publication: meet the editors

    WORKSHOP Programme

    Developing a successful publication track record is an essential part of having a successful research career. This workshop will provide advice to early career health services researchers on strategies and approaches to getting research published in leading journals.


    Associate Professor Suzanne RobinsonCurtin University

    Dr Jacqueline CummingVictoria University of Wellington

    Professor Anthony Scott, University of Melbourne


    Workshop 3: Translating evidence into practice: making sense of implementation theories and frameworks

    Key objectives:

    • To discuss why theory matters in implementation and implementation research


    • To explore the relationship between theories, frameworks and models


    • To examine and compare some of the most commonly applied implementation theories, frameworks and models


    • To share experiences of applying different approaches to plan, guide and evaluate implementation


    • To consider how best to link theory with the practice and study of implementation in healthcare



    Gill Harvey, Professorial Research Fellow, University of Adelaide

    Alison Kitson, Professor and Dean of Adelaide Nursing School, University of Adelaide 

    Adjunct Professor Alison MudgeClinical Director Research and Education, Internal Medicine and Aged Care, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

    Dr Elizabeth Lynch, Post-doctoral research fellow: Implementation Science, Adelaide Nursing School, University of Adelaide and Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

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