Our Mission

The objects of the Association are to encourage and promote the development and conduct of health services research, in order to promote improved health services delivery and improved health; and in particular to:

  • Promote the development of sustainable capacity in the field of health services research;


  • Facilitate and promote communication and collegiality among researchers engaged in health services research;


  • Facilitate and promote the regular exchange of views across researchers and policymakers, managers, clinicians and other interested parties;


  • Promote the education and development of researchers and others working in health services research;


  • Encourage the development of strategically important research;


  • Promote excellence in health services research.


  • Advocate for appropriate levels of funding for health services research in Australia and New Zealand.
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