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Everyday health survey – sugar sweetened beverages

Heart Foundation, in partnership with Cancer Council Queensland, have developed the Everyday Health Survey: sugar-sweetened beverages, to give Queenslanders a voice and engage them in conversations about health issues that affect all members of the community. The survey aims to assess support for proposed regulations to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption. Your ideas will help to […]

Interviewing health professionals who have experience with men who inject performance and image enhancing drugs

A new study based at Curtin University aims to explore health professionals’ perspectives on PIED injection, service encounters with PIED consumers and health concerns associated with PIED injecting. The purpose of the study is to improve understandings of PIED use to inform effective, targeted PIED-related hepatitis C prevention education and other health information. We are […]

Share your views on dementia prevention

Are you a GP or practice nurse? University of Melbourne researchers want to hear from you! Dementia is a trillion dollar disease with no cure, and it is now the second leading cause of death in Australia. Policies and clinical guidelines indicate a role for primary care in preventing dementia. The PRECIPICE Project is seeking […]

Input required on hepatitis C treatment in general practice

Research is currently being undertaken into the barriers and enablers of hepatitis C treatment in general practice. Participation involves being interviewed and nominating up to 10 patients with hepatitis C infection, (some treated and some not) for an interview. If you have PenCAT or similar software, the researchers also wish to obtain de-identified practice data from your GP practice […]

National Advance Care Directive prevalence study 2018

Are older Australians receiving the medical care that they want, and how well does their care align with their personal values and preferences? To help answer this question, Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) is leading ground-breaking research about Advance Care Directives (ACDs) in health care services to evaluate how well an individual’s clinical care plan […]

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) and Australian Catholic University (ACU) mental health literacy survey

Mental health conditions are common, with one in five Australians experiencing a mental health condition in their lifetime. However, few Australians access services and treatments that could help them with their mental health. Are Australian’s failing to recognise mental health symptoms? Are they unable or unwilling to access appropriate services? In collaboration with research partners […]

2018 Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) stakeholder surveys now open

Share your thoughts about the TGA in their 2018 stakeholder surveys Each year the TGA asks for feedback from all stakeholders including health professionals, the medical products industry, academics, consumers of therapeutic goods and more. This helps them measure satisfaction with a range of services and activities including their role and performance. Most importantly, they […]

Mental illness and the workplace – higher research study

Are you currently in the workforce and living with a mental illness? Would you like to contribute to a study of psychological wellbeing in the workplace? The research is being conducted by Chantelle Ritchie,  a Higher Research Degree candidate from the Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University. This study will focus on the most […]

Stakeholder satisfaction survey to be conducted across Brisbane south

Brisbane South PHN is undertaking a satisfaction survey to seek feedback and experiences in our interactions with stakeholders. The survey will assist us to understand and measure satisfaction and then action any improvement recommendations. Enhance Research will be conducting this activity on our behalf in the coming weeks. This agency is Queensland’s largest independent market and social […]