Research capacity building: Redcliffe Hospital

Grant ID: EMCB-450R27-2017

Project Summary

Redcliffe Hospital Emergency Department (ED) has a growing research track record and an increasing number of clinical staff engaging in research-related activities. To capitalise on this burgeoning interest, we will funding a dedicated Clinical Research Coordinator to provide active support, coordination and promotion of both current and future research activities. The aim of our endeavour is to establish research as a core element of ED activity, together with education & training, provision of clinical care and maintenance of standards in healthcare. We intend to conduct our future research under the auspices of leaders and champions representing four thematic headings: 1. Clinical Care, 2. National Standards, 3. Systems and Process Design, 4. Education and Training.

Leveraged Funds

- Redcliffe Hospital Private Practice Trust Fund: $149,105, Matched funding
- Redcliffe Hospital Private Practice Trust Fund: $10,000, Linked funding


Plath, S.J., Bratby, J.A., Poole, L., Forristal, C.E. and Morel, D.G., 2019. Nurse practitioners in the emergency department: Establishing a successful service. Collegian, 26(4), pp.457-462.

Windish, R., Stuart, P., de la Cruz, R. and Murray, A., 2019. Enhancing intern emergency medicine education using a combined didactic and web‐based learning curriculum: The EDGE programme. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 31(5), pp.837-842.


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Principal Investigator:
A/Prof Douglas Morel

Co Investigators:
Dr Erik Wood
Dr Jason Chan


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