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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HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR PEOPLE WITH PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS

May 2021

The University of NSW recently conducted a research project using large linked data from NSW around the health service needs of people with psychotic disorders.

As part of this project, they have developed two resources to help disseminate their research – one for health professionals who work with people with psychotic disorders (click here) and one for patients with lived experience (click here).

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RE-IMAGINING RURAL GENERAL PRACTICE & TRAINING

MAY 2021

A consortium comprising Rural Medical Education Australia (formerly QRME), Griffith University and the University of Queensland is surveying changes in rural general practice brought about by Covid-19. It seeks to identify changes that will likely be sustained. 

The consortium is seeking GPs, Registrars, Nurses, and Medical Students to share their thoughts and experience by completing the short survey. Find out more and complete the survey here.

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FACILITATORS & BARRIERS TO PRESCRIBING HEP C TREATMENT

MAY 2021

The University of Sydney is conducting a survey on the facilitators and barriers to prescribing treatment for hepatitis C. If you are a GP working in primary care in Australia then the university would love to hear your thoughts via a short survey. As well as providing valuable information on hepatitis C management, for every completed survey the university will donate $5 to Lifeline.

You can complete the survey by clicking here.

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GP KNOWLEDGE OF BREAST DENSITY

May 2021

Researchers from the University of NSW and University of Wollongong are conducting a survey to explore primary care clinician’s current knowledge, understanding and perspectives about breast density information and notification, including public messaging about breast density.

If you are a GP and would like to take part in the survey or find out more, please click here.

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TELEHEALTH IN PRIMARY CARE

APRIL 2021

Researchers from The University of Queensland, Centre for Online Health are seeking primary care clinicians to participate in a short interview for a research study. The purpose of this study is to explore the perspectives and experiences of primary care clinicians on providing telephone and videoconference consultations.

The study will help generate findings for future recommendations for telehealth services. For more information please contact Keshia De Guzman at uqkdeguz@uq.edu.au.

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PRIMARY CARE CLINICIANS NEEDED FOR TELEHEALTH STUDY

April 2021

Researchers from the University of Queensland, Centre for Online Health, are recruiting clinicians to participate in a research study on telehealth in primary care by taking part in a short (30min) interview.

The study will explore the perspectives and experience of primary care clinicians on providing telephone and video conference consultations. 

For more info contact uqkdeguz@uq.edu.au