The Centre is an intellectual leader in its field in Australia through its work with linked medical and health data and the evaluation of health services, patient safety, surgical care and pharmaco-epidemiology.
It supports research through the creation and maintenance of data and technical infrastructure, facilitation of an extensive network of collaborators and provision of training opportunities to staff and students.
The mission of the Centre for Health Services Research (CHSR) is to build a reputation for excellence as a research centre and conduct research that supports the promotion of community health. We investigate people’s engagement with multidisciplinary healthcare services and resulting health outcomes focussing on building capacity related to innovation, research integrity, professional leadership, knowledge exchange, community and consumer involvement, and translation of research into policy and practice.
Five priority themes have been established:
The results of our research will be used to advocate on behalf of vulnerable populations in a country that prides itself on universal access to high quality health services.