Health research refers to a wide range of methodologies and investigations which aim to improve our knowledge of:
- Diseases, trends and risk factors
- Outcomes of treatment or interventions
- Patterns of care
- Health care utilisation and costs
- Best practice health care systems.
The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) has a strong research focus by encouraging multi-disciplinary research across all health care and support departments; and encouraging collaborations with universities and external research partners. The SCHHS Annual Research Report provides an overview of the research conducted within the SCHHS; and the activities undertaken to promote and support research across the health service.
|Information on how to conduct research within the SCHHS.|
|Information on research grant schemes and processes for managing research funding.|
|Information on events aimed at collaboration, encouragement and education of SCHHS researchers, including access to research support staff for assistance with the development and approval of research proposals.|
|Information on the SCHHS Research Committee, which oversees the governance and strategic development of research in the SCHHS.|
|Information on the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI) - a multi-institutional research facility located at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.|
|Search for information on a specific researcher, group or project.|
|Search for publications authored by our researchers, review health service resources, and find links to other research related information.|
|Information on processes and requirements for conducting audits and quality improvement activities in the SCHHS.|