North West Hypertension Project (TCHI Demonstration Project: community led at scale)

Prevention, diagnosis and management of hypertension in Tasmania’s North West region using Design Thinking, a framework that uses creative problem solving to find new solutions.

Improving Access to High-value Care for Tasmanians with Osteoarthritis – IMPACT-TAS Phase One and Two (TCHI Demonstration Project: Strengthening Translation and Scale Up)

Providing accessible, affordable and effective non-surgical care for Tasmanians living with osteoarthritis

Primary Progressive Aphasia (New Project)

This collaborative project aims to establish an effective, accessible, and sustainable support network for people with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) and their care partners in Tasmania.

North West Palliative Care (New Project)

This collaborative project will pilot a Communities of Care (CommCare-Tas) connector model in Tasmania’s North West to support people in the community at the end-of-life, and build community capacity around palliative and end-of-life care.

Strong, Livable West Coast (TCHI Demonstration Project: consumer-led)

A community-led project where locals talk to locals to learn about health issues they face, and the health services they need.

Healthcare Connect North (TCHI Demonstration Project: Strengthening Translation)

A customised, local approach to well-rounding primary health care for people with complex care needs.

Emergency Care

Implementing Clinical Pathways for Acute Care in Tasmania (IMPACT) and setting up an implementation lab.

Step 1 – Resources

Step 2 – Mentoring and study opportunities

International or National

Tasmanian Collaboration for Health Improvement list relevant mentoring and study opportunities.

University of Tasmania

For all available courses visit the University of Tasmania Course and Unit Handbook

Department of Health

For information on Clinical Trials go to the Australian Clinical Trials Education Centre

Primary Health Tasmania

Primary Health Learning Hub

Step 2 – QI Protocol

Step 3 – Discussing your idea with relevant experts

International or National

Tasmanian Collaboration for Health Improvement list relevant mentoring and study opportunities.

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania Discovery Portal

For all available courses visit the University of Tasmania Course and Unit Handbook

Step 3 – Incorporating a plan to collaborate with others throughout your research

International or National

Tasmanian Collaboration for Health Improvement guides and resources.

Consider potential partners outside academia such as NGOs and health professional groups. These can be vitally important as research partners or as part of the research project team i.e. recruiting study participants and implementing your research findings in policy and practice.

Step 3 – Considering what impacts and outcomes the research will have

International or National

Australian Research Council

National Health and Medical Research Council

University of Tasmania

Research Impact | Library Guide

Department of Health

Library services

 

Step 3 – Incorporating a plan to involve health consumers or community members in your research

Step 3 – Considering what impacts and outcomes the research will have

International or National

Australian Research Council

National Health and Medical Research Council

University of Tasmania

Research Impact | Library Guide

Department of Health

Library services

Step 3 – Considering what data you need and how to access it

Step 4 – Develop a research protocol

International or National

Request to join TCHI’s Research Translation Community of Practice

Step 5 – Sources of funding

University of Tasmania

Research Funding. This intranet page includes link to summaries of ARC, NHMRC and MRFF on the intranet, inc. some useful resources that UTAS has developed.

College of Health and Medicine Hub

UTAS employees need to follow internal processes for Grant Funding submissions, including submission of a Research Funding Clearance form and Costing tool, and have approval to submit. Further information.

UTAS staff can access the UTAS Successful Grants Library to find examples of previously successful grant applications (once you’ve identified a potential funder).

Research Professional (UTAS staff service)

Step 6 – Seek and submit ethics approval

Department of Health

Email for more information

Contact the Research Ethics Office to discuss your project

Step 7 – Research governance approval

Step 8 – Collect data

Step 8 – Analyse data

Department of Health

Library services will assist and indicate what resources and/or packages are available (e.g. REDCAP)

Library services | Tasmanian Department of Health

Step 8 – Reporting and dissemination

International or National

TCHI Resources

University of Tasmania

Library Guides

Department of Health

Library services

Step 8 – Research translation

Improving Access to High-value Care for Tasmanians with Osteoarthritis – IMPACT-TAS Phase One and Two (TCHI Demonstration Project: Strengthening Translation and Scale Up)

Providing accessible, affordable and effective non-surgical care for Tasmanians living with osteoarthritis

Primary Progressive Aphasia (New Project)

This collaborative project aims to establish an effective, accessible, and sustainable support network for people with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) and their care partners in Tasmania.

North West Palliative Care (New Project)

This collaborative project will pilot a Communities of Care (CommCare-Tas) connector model in Tasmania’s North West to support people in the community at the end-of-life, and build community capacity around palliative and end-of-life care.

Strong, Livable West Coast (TCHI Demonstration Project: consumer-led)

A community-led project where locals talk to locals to learn about health issues they face, and the health services they need.

Healthcare Connect North (TCHI Demonstration Project: Strengthening Translation)

A customised, local approach to well-rounding primary health care for people with complex care needs.

Emergency Care

Implementing Clinical Pathways for Acute Care in Tasmania (IMPACT) and setting up an implementation lab.