Research

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

Planning to quit smoking? Join this Newcastle University Study

Planning to quit smoking? Join this Newcastle University Study

Join a study conducted by researchers at the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Population Health that offers smokers ongoing support.

Survey on medication info supplied to GPs

Survey on medication info supplied to GPs

You are invited to take part in a survey which will indicate the number of GPs who have been receiving the pharmacist-produced patient medication lists over the past 12 months.

Macquarie University Primary Practitioner survey

Macquarie University Primary Practitioner survey

If you are a general practitioner or physiotherapist, your input in this study will help Macquarie University in the design of a new treatment model for acute low back pain.

Behavioural and attitudinal responses to cochlear implantation

Behavioural and attitudinal responses to cochlear implantation

Invitation for GPs to participate in a study about cochlear implants in the older population.

E-learning for chronic kidney disease screening

E-learning for chronic kidney disease screening

Are you a practice nurse looking for a free CPD opportunity? Do you want to make a difference in health outcomes for the 1 in 3 Australians at increased risk of chronic kidney disease?

ENDIA Study

ENDIA Study

ENDIA is a national observational study into the causes of type 1 diabetes in childhood.

SISTAQUIT research trial

SISTAQUIT research trial

The SISTAQUIT research trial aims to improve provision of timely, evidence-based smoking cessation care for pregnant Indigenous women attending health services.

Mental health scope of practice for general practice nurses

Mental health scope of practice for general practice nurses

This study seeks to explore the existing role of nurses in general practice around mental health care.

UOW Study: primary care nurses communication with patients during consultations

UOW Study: primary care nurses communication with patients during consultations

Exploring the way in which primary care nurses communicate with patients during consultations.

Improving annual cycle of care rates for high risk diabetes patients via text

Improving annual cycle of care rates for high risk diabetes patients via text

The Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD is running a text message support research project (DTEXT) for people with high risk, type 2 diabetes

Claiming and compliance under the Medicare Benefits Schedule

Claiming and compliance under the Medicare Benefits Schedule

A critical examination of medical practitioner experiences, perceptions, attitudes and knowledge.

Black Dog Institute, University of NSW and University of Melbourne

Black Dog Institute, University of NSW and University of Melbourne

SpringBoarD project: Trial of a self-help intervention for people with type 2 diabetes