Rina and Matteo - Researchers

Western Sydney Local Health District

Clinical Support Research


Allied Health Research

Allied Health is LHD-wide, with research happening in the hospital departments, at the Community Health Centres and across the community. The research, based on collaborative, innovative and academic practices, covers all ages, pre- and post-injury and treatment, nutrition and dietetics, ethnicity, lifestyle, physiotherapy and occupational therapy. New internet pages are currently being developed and will be published shortly. Please direct any research enquiries Prof. Vicki Flood.


Nursing and Midwifery Research

N&M research is taking place throughout WSLHD. Some of the current research goals include the promotion of nursing involvement in translational research in nursing and midwifery, developing a culture of nursing & midwifery research, and develop collaborative research projects. Information is on the intranet only at this stage: an internet site is currently under development. Please direct any research enquiries to REN.


Imaging Research

Dept of Nuclear Medicine, PET and Ultrasound, Westmead


Pharmacy Research

The WSLHD Pharmacy Directorate comprises the pharmacy departments of Auburn, Cumberland, Blacktown Mt Druitt and Westmead Hospitals. Pharmacy has a strong leadership role in the quality use of medicines. Local quality projects and audits are part of our bread and butter. Pharmacy plays a very important role in clinical research, supporting over 100 clinical trials at Westmead Hospital alone. Please direct any research enquiries to REN.