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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MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING SURVEY

AUGUST 2019

WayAhead - Mental Health Association NSW has launched the NSW Wellbeing Survey 2019 to understand what different communities throughout NSW need for better mental health and wellbeing.

The survey will take about 20 minutes and will help to inform WayAhead's advocacy work. 

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RESEARCH ABOUT THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF PATIENTS AND CARERS

AUGUST 2019

Researchers at the University of Canberra are conducting research that examines the skills, knowledge and confidence of individuals who provide care for someone who lives with a chronic illness. 

They are looking for adults who provide informal care for another adult with a chronic illness. 

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TIMING OF ACTIVITY IN TYPE 2 DIABETES

AUGUST 2019

The University of Wollongong and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District are investigating the effects of timing of physical activity on blood glucose control, activity levels and cardiovascular risk among people with type 2 diabetes.

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CHLAMYDIA MANAGEMENT IN GENERAL PRACTICE

JULY 2019

Doctors, how do you manage chlamydia in general practice?

This survey is exploring how genital chlamydia infections are currently managed as part of the Management of Chlamydia Cases in Australia (MoCCA) Study.

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HEALTHY HABITS FOR CHILDREN

JULY 2019

Children who develop healthy habits from a young age are more likely to continue these habits into adulthood.

Time for Healthy Habits is a research study looking at ways to help parents and carers with healthy eating, physical activity and sleep habits in their young child.

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LIVING WITH DEMENTIA AND DRIVING

MAY 2019

The Living with Dementia and Driving study is a National Health & Medical Research Council funded study that aims to investigate ways to support people with dementia and their family members cope with driving and stopping driving. 

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GP SURVEY ABOUT TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS

APRIL 2019

This survey seeks to better understand the issues for you as a GP when trying to assist your patients with tobacco, alcohol and other drug issues in your GP setting.

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MEDICINAL CANNABIS SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS STUDY

FEB 2019

Are you prescribing a medicinal cannabis product to patients?

Participation in this survey will improve understanding of the effectiveness and any side effects associated with the use of prescribed medicinal cannabis products. This will be used to help guide future policy and inform new research.

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SURVEY FOR GPS AND NURSES ABOUT DEMENTIA PREVENTION

FEB 2019

As part of the International Research Network on Dementia Prevention's (IRNDP) aim to facilitate and support knowledge translation relating to the prevention or delay of cognitive decline and dementia, they want to develop information and support for dementia risk reduction in primary healthcare settings.

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