Research

Get involved with, or take part in some of the local research, surveys or studies currently taking place across the region:

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TELEHEALTH CARE DELIVERY FOR HEPATITIS C TREATMENT IN AUSTRALIA

MARCH 2021

Researchers at La Trobe University are seeking to interview healthcare practitioners who have delivered telehealth (phone and/or video conferencing) for hepatitis C treatment during COVID-19. The study will support the hepatitis C sector to optimise the use of telehealth.

For more info and to take part in the study contact Dr Frances Shaw at f.shaw@latrobe.edu.au

 

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SAILUOTONG FOR VASCULAR DEMENTIA

MARCH 2021

Western Sydney University’s NICM Health Research Institute are looking for people who have a diagnosis of either vascular dementia, or mixed Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia, to take part in our clinical trial.

The study investigates whether a standardised Chinese herbal medicine formula, Sailuotong (SLT), can help treat vascular dementia. 

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UOW STUDY | SELF-CARE OF OLDER PEOPLE OVER 65 YEARS

FEBRUARY 2021

Researchers from the University of Wollongong are conducting a study to better understand the impact natural disasters and COVID-19 restrictions have had on the health and self-care of older people over 65 years

If you are a General Practice Nurse who cares for older people with chronic health conditions and would like to know more then please email seniors-socialconnectionresearch@uow.edu.au

 

 

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MORAL DISTRESS AND WELLBEING OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS

FEBRUARY 2021

Phoenix Australia is conducting a study to better understand the emotional impacts of working during the COVID-19 pandemic for healthcare workers, with a particular focus on moral distress and injury.

They are looking for participants who are a current or former healthcare worker who worked at some point during the COVID-19 pandemic, to complete a short anonymous survey.

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON A NATIONAL LUNG CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

FEBRUARY 2021

The University of Sydney is conducting focus groups with primary care practitioners to better understand the acceptability and feasibility of lung cancer screening in Australia. Focus groups will run between 4-31 March via Zoom. Participants will be reimbursed for their time with a $100 gift voucher.

For more info contact nicole.rankin@sydney.edu.au

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ISLHD CHILD AND FAMILY HEALTH HANDOVER

FEBRUARY 2021

The ISLHD Child and Family Health are seeking feedback from GPs in regards to their client handover process.

You can complete the short survey here and then email your responses to Donna.walder@health.nsw.gov.au

For more information contact Donna Walder on 0411402473.

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QUIT4BUB - SOUTHERN NSW LHD

FEBRUARY 2021

Quit4Bub is a research project being undertaken by the Southern NSW LHD in partnership with local maternity services. The project aims to find out what works best to support pregnant women to stop smoking in the second half of their pregnancy.

To participate in the study email the research team, or text TELL ME MORE to 0436 852 496.

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