The MRFF 2021 Frontier Health and Medical Research Initiative provides multi-disciplinary teams with up to $1 million to develop, and up to $50 million to implement their innovative research projects. The MRFF 2021 Frontier Health and Medical Research Grant Opportunity now incorporates the entire Frontier process. It now includes both Stage One and Stage Two into a single grant opportunity.Read more
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS CLOSING 12 OCTOBER 2020. “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.
The call nominations for the 2021 HSRAANZ Mentoring Program is closing on 12 October. We are looking for nominations from both mentees and mentors.Read more
In our interview Series “HSR during COVID-19” our President Rachael Morton discusses with leading health services researchers the health systems response required to manage the pandemic and its aftermath and how we can minimize the collateral damage and even implement pandemic driven improvements.Read more
This first report on aged care sets the overarching framework for reform. A second report to follow will detail how Australia can build a rights-based aged care system so that older Australians can live dignified and meaningful lives.Read more
HSRAANZ Webinar Series: Cost of and cost barriers to primary health care in Aotearoa New Zealand: focus on equity
Thursday 29 October at 11.am AEST, 1.00pm NZST. Mona Jeffreys, Senior Research Fellow in epidemiology at the Health Services Research Centre, Victoria University, Wellington will present the results of an investigation of changes in the socio-demographic determinants of no-cost and low-cost access to Primary Health Care using data from sequential waves of the New Zealand Health Survey (1996/97–2016/17).Read more
HSRAANZ members (both junior and senior) with fresh ideas and with the time, commitment and dedication to work in a voluntary capacity to help further the Association’s mission and contribute to its activities are invited it nominate for election to the Executive Committee.Read more
Two new Cancer Australia reports look at cancer medical services and care during the COVID-19 pandemic
Cancer Australia has issued two new reports “Review of the impact of COVID-19 on medical services and procedures in Australia utilising MBS data: Skin, breast and colorectal cancers, and telehealth services” and “COVID-19 Recovery: Implications for cancer care”Read more