Read the HSRAANZ’s submission to the the independent Australian Medical Research Advisory Board (AMRAB) national consultation to inform the development of the second set of Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities (Priorities) for 2018-2020.Read more →
Consultation is now underway into New Zealand’s first set of health research priorities. This is an opportunity for all New Zealanders to have their say on the direction and focus of health research for the next 10 years.
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), Ministry of Health, and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment are inviting feedback on the Strategic Investment Areas (SIAs) – also known as the overarching ‘framework’ that the new research priorities will fit into. These draft SIAs have been developed by the independent Development Group that is overseeing the priority-setting process.
The HSRAANZ is keen to submit a response to the consultation and all New Zealand members are encouraged to send us their thoughts to inform that respsonse, by Wednesday 3 October 2018.Read more →
HSRAANZ Webinar – Improving the Delivery of Value-Based Personalized Cancer Care Services: Linking HTA and Health Services Research – Recording Now Available
The recording of our latest webinar presented by Maarten J. IJzerman a VCCC professor and head of Cancer Health Services Research in the School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne is now available. In the webinar Maarten examines the challenges in Health Technology Assessment of precision medicine applications in oncology. He investigates the opportunities and barriers of providing value-based cancer services and discusses the potential of real-world data and data-sciences to improve high-quality cancer services.Read more →
The independent Australian Medical Research Advisory Board (AMRAB) is interested in hearing reflections on the first set of MRFF Priorities, the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities 2016-2018, and how the next set of Priorities should extend or reset the direction of the MRFF.
We encourage health services researchers to submit a responses to AMRAB and to send a copy of that response and/or your views to email@example.com to inform the HSRAANZ response and wider discussion.Read more →
This presentation by Steven Lewis, President, Access Consulting Ltd identified a number of contemporary health care challenges and posed the question of whether historical regulatory structures and practices need to change to make a greater contribution to quality improvement. A video is now available to view.Read more →
NESTA Report – The Biomedical Bubble: Why UK research and innovation needs a greater diversity of priorities, politics, places and people
An interesting new report by Nesta sets out why and how the UK needs to escape the biomedical bubble if it is to realise the potential of new investment in research and development and may have some lessons for Australia and New Zealand .Read more →
Health Minister Dr David Clark has confirmed the final details of the wide-ranging review of New Zealand’s health and disability system as it begins its work in earnest.Read more →
The review, to be led by Heather Simpson, was announced in May. Final Terms of Reference and the full membership of the review panel have now been signed-off by Cabinet.
The Commonwealth Fund invites promising mid-career professionals—government policymakers, academic researchers, clinical leaders, hospital and insurance managers, and journalists—from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom—to apply for an opportunity to spend up to 12 months in the United States as a Fellows work with leading U.S. experts to study health care delivery reforms and critical issues on the health policy agenda in both the U.S. and their home countries.Read more →
Primary care policy needs an overhaul to ensure all Australians — especially the poor and the elderly — get the best possible health care, according to a new Grattan Institute report.
Mapping primary care in Australia shows many poorer Australians can’t afford to go to a GP when they need to or a dentist when they should, and people in rural and remote areas find it too hard to get to a pharmacist or medical specialist.Read more →