Western Health encourages research that improves outcomes for patients and promotes new and better clinical practice and service delivery. Western Health has highly effective collaborative partnerships for research throughout Australia and the world with universities, hospitals, research groups and industry. The Western Health Office for Research provides a focal point for our research efforts. Western Health's Research objectives are to:
Promote Western Health as a leading centre for research
Imbed a culture of quality improvement through research and implementation of research findings in the organisation
Encourage and support staff from all disciplines [clinical and non-clinical] to participate in research activities
Facilitate the translation of research findings into clinical practice
Encourage multi-disciplinary and inter-organisational research to better address the complex clinical care environment
Foster collaborative relationships to optimise opportunities for research
Launched on 20 May 2019, download our research report here.
Revised and updated, download WH GCP SOPs here.
Research Week and Best Care Forum are now known as 'Research & Best Care Conference' for 2019. Find out more about speakers, events, grants and abstract submissions and prizes here.
NHMRC, the Australian Research Council (ARC) and Universities Australia (UA) (the co-authors) issued the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, 2018 (the 2018 Code) and the Guide to Managing and Investigating Potential Breaches of the Code, 2018 (the Investigation Guide). The use of the code is effective 01 July 2019. Find out more information here.
QA submission deadline Monday 04 November 2019 5:00PM. No new QAs will be processed until Monday 06 January 2020 due the the Christmas and New Year break with limited staff and reviewers during this period.
See contact details here.