The NSW Population Health and Health Services Research Support (PHHSRS) Program provides infrastructure funding to NSW research organisations that undertake population health and health services research. Round 4 of the PHHSRS Program runs from July 2013 to June 2017.
Grants under Round 4 of the PHHSRS Program will support the following research organisations:
- Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University: for research in the fields of clinical governance, health informatics, health services, and health systems.
- Australian Rural Health Research Collaboration, University of Sydney: for research into mental health, health service quality and access, the health of the workforce, remote and Indigenous health, agricultural health, and environmental health.
- Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology–Public Health, Western Sydney Local Health District: for research into the prevention, surveillance, detection, management, and control of communicable diseases.
- Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales: for research into the prevention and management of chronic disease, addressing health inequity, primary health care system development, and primary health care informatics.
- Clinical and Population Perinatal Health Research, Kolling Institute of Medical Research: for research into the quality and safety of healthcare for mothers and children, ensuring a healthy start to life for newborns, and the use of health and health services information for decision-making.
- Hunter Medical Research Institute Public Health Program Capacity Building Group: for its work in reducing social and behavioural health risks, bio-preparedness and reducing communicable disease risks, monitoring the use and impact of health services, and health service development and evaluation.
- Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney: for its prevention research including public health nutrition, physical activity, obesity prevention, tobacco control, and cancer prevention.