Research collaborations build capacity by bringing the best expertise to address complex issues and by sharing skills and resources. The CHSM works closely with similar centres in Australia and around the world to develop a robust collaborative global network of researchers. These relationships further enhance the quality of research outputs through the exchange of draft research proposals, the development of collaborative research programs and the presentation of cross-centre symposia at international conferences. The Centre has developed research linkages with:
- Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health (University of NSW)
- Centre for Health Informatics (UNSW)
- Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation (Griffith University, Queensland)
- Centre for Clinical Nursing (Royal Brisbane Hospital and Queensland University of Technology)
- Melbourn Institue of Applied Economic and Social Research (The University of Melbourne, Victoria)
- Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health (UTS)
- Centre for Health Economics and Research Evaluation (CHERE) at UTS
- WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development at UTS
- Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research, Edith Cowan University
- Parkinson's NSW
- Alzheimer Australia NSW
- Dementia Collaborative Research Centres, University of NSW and Queensland Univerity of Technology
- Anglican Retirement Villages
- Baptist Care (opens an external site)
- Illawarra Retirement Villages
- Summit Care (opens an external site)
- RSL Lifecare
- Southern Cross Homes
- Sir Moses Montefiore Aged Care Homes
- St Basils Aged Care
- South East, Northern, South West and Central Coast Local Health Districts
- Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, University of NSW
- Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Sydney
- Dementia Training Study Centres, University of Wollongong, La Trobe University and Queensland University of Technology
- Faculties of Nursing, Griffith University, Curtin University of Technology, La Trobe University
- Faculty of Medicine, University of Newcastle
- International Universities of Bradford, Leeds, Swansea, UCA, Johns Hopkins and Hong Kong
As well as working with other universities and research centres, the Centre actively works with partners in the public and private sector on research and consulting projects.
Other National and International Collaborative Partners
Professor Marg Fry, Adjunct Professor of Nursing, UTS
Professor Jim Buchan
James has over twenty years of international experience of policy research and consultancy in health care human resources. He specialises in research and policy advice on the HR implications of health sector reorganisation and healthcare reform; incentives and reward strategy; and workforce planning and labour market analysis.
Professor Annette Solman
Adjunct Professor Soman is employed as the Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery of the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN) and is the Executive sponsor for Network Education. Annette has held a number of senior positions in health care. Many of her previous roles focused on strategic leadership development and organisational culture change. Annette has led and supported others in change management processes resulting in workplace re-design and workforce re-design.
Associate Professor Sean Clarke
Dr Clarke is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Professor at the Connell School of Nursing. A graduate of the Ingram School of Nursing at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Clarke began his nursing career in a Master's entry program after studying biochemisty and psychology. He was a cornoary care unit (CCU) nursing during his PhD studies, and completed specialized training as an adult acute care nurse practitioner with a focus on cardiology. Prior to coming to Boston College, he taught at the Universities of Ottawa, Pennsylvania and Toronto and most recently McGill, and is widely known for his work on artient safety, work environments and workforce issues.
Professor Pat Stone
Dr Stone is the Centennial Professor of Health Policy in Nursing at Columbia Universtiy School of Nursing. She is a leading nurse health services researcher from the United States with expertise in quality outcome measurement and economic evaluation. Her federal and foundation-funded research has examined the impact of organisational factors and various processes (such as workforce characteristics and work environment) on clinical patient safety outcomes, employee outcomes, and system outcomes (such as costs and efficiency).
Professor Heather Laschinger
Dr Heather Laschinger is Distinguished University Professor and Arthur Labatt Faily Nursing Research Chair in Human Resource Optimization, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. Since 1992, Dr Laschinger has been Principal Investigator of a program of research designed to investigate the impact of nursing work environments on nurses' empowerment for professional practice, their health and well-being, and the role of leadership in creating empowering working conditions. A major focus of Dr Laschinger's research is examining the link between nursing work environments and nurse and client outcomes. In 2009, she was awarded the Arthur Labatt Family Nursing Research Chair in Health Human Resources Optimization and will lead a 5 year program of research focusing on factors influencing new graduate nruses' successful transition to practice and workplace violence.
Associate Professor Robyn Gallagher, Adjunct Professor at UTS
Professor Di Twigg
Dr Twigg is an Adjunct Professor at UTS and Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Edith Cowan University. She has a growing reputation as an expert of the nursing workforce, patient outcomes and quality care. She has extensive experience in the use of administrative data sets (patient and staff data systems), and the determination of nursing sensitive outcomes using case-mix data.