The Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Scholarships Program aims to strengthen the health services research-policy interface by contributing to an evidence informed workforce and a policy literate academic sector and are aimed at PhD candidates and early career researchers.Read more
“Health Services Researchers: partners for COVID-19 response and recovery”. This half-day event will showcase how Australia and New Zealand’s health services researchers are at the forefront of the health system response to the COVID 19 pandemic. Health services researchers are working alongside clinicians, managers and policy makers providing evidence to tackle the immediate impact and longer term health, social and economic fallout from the pandemic; and ensuring that the lessons learned will help future proof our health systems.
There are two ways to contribute to the content of the event.
HSRAANZ members are invited to submit abstracts for short oral presentations of current COVID 19 related health services research.Read more
Health service managers, decision-makers and other health professionals are invited to submit their COVID 19 questions, innovations and challenges for discussion of the current and future needs for health services research in the response and recovery effort.
Congratulations to HSRAANZ members awarded funding through the Health Research Council’s (HRC) new Health Delivery Research Investment round.
HSRAANZ members are amongst the successful researchers awarded funding by the Health Research Council’s (HRC) in its new Health Delivery Research Investment round.Read more
Research Australia – Inspire Magazine article on clinical staff experience of telehealth during COVID-19.
The latest edition of Research Australia’s Inspire magazine includes an article from our Secretary Dr Katherine Harding and colleagues on the results of a survey on the adoption of telehealth by Eastern Health in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The study demonstrates the resilience of the health workforce and willingness by many to embrace change and find benefits in new ways of doing things.
The study also serves as an important example of the way in which health services research can be used to benefit health services in a period of crisis.Read more
Special issue of the Public Health Research & Practice produced in partnership with Cancer Council Australia
The expert authors of a perspective published today in a special themed issue of Public Health Research & Practice say that spending on anti-smoking media campaigns by the Australian, NSW and Victorian governments fell from about $36 million to $7.1 million between 2010-11 and 2017-18, despite this being among the most cost-effective reduction strategies.Read more
On Wednesday 16 September the Health Research Council (HRC) will release a Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund research that will address the global threat of COVID-19 and support the development of collaborative research relationships between New Zealand and China (through the National Natural Science Foundation of China/NSFC).Read more
The Health Research Council (HRC) and the Ministry of Health are pleased to have released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund research that will directly inform the development of policy and practice for Aotearoa New Zealand’s maternity services to achieve equitable maternal and infant health outcomes, and support a quality improvement culture within maternity services.Read more
MRFFconsultation to inform the third Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities 2020-2022
A national consultation process to guide Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities for 2020–2022 has just opened and will close on 7 October 2020.Read more
The call nominations for the 2021 HSRAANZ Mentoring Program is now open. Nominations should be returned by Monday 12 October. We are looking for nominations from both mentees and mentors.Read more
Preventive health is a key pillar of Australia’s Long Term National Health Plan. As announced by the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP in June 2019, the Australian Government is developing a 10-year National Preventive Health Strategy (the Strategy). A Consultation Paper has been developed, which draws on evidence from a range of sources. The Consultation Paper sets out what the Strategy will aim to achieve and conceptually how this might be done. The consultation closes on 28 September 2020, The HSRAANZ would be interested in receiving members’ views to inform its response.Read more