Committed to Research

Nursing and Midwifery research
The Centre for Chronic & Chronic Care Research, is a collaborative clinical research centre between the University of Wollongong School of Nursing and Western Sydney Local Health District. The Centre is located at Blacktown Hospital, and affiliated with the UOW: Liverpool campus, it is supported by the Western Sydney Local Health District Research and Education Network.

The Centre conducts clinical and translational research across all aspects of chronic disease management, with strengths in research in frailty, stroke, and cardiovascular diseases, such as heart failure and atrial fibrillation. There is a strong commitment to the conduct of transdisciplinary research, nurse-led investigator-initiated clinical research, implementation science, consumer-partnered research and capacity building for the next generation of clinician-researchers. The Centre is led by Professor Caleb Ferguson, Professor of Nursing (Chronic & Complex Care). We welcome enquiries for higher research degree supervision in the areas of chronic & complex care and nursing research.


Contact details

Location – Centre for Chronic & Complex Care Research, Ward B37,
Ground Floor, Blacktown Hospital, Marcel Crescent,
Blacktown, NSW, 2148.

Email[email protected]


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