We aim to engage more GPs and other primary health care professionals in conducting research and generating research questions, and to ensure that all GPs and others use evidence that is grounded in general practice research.
Gippsland PHN does not have a dedicated budget for research however we are interested in partnership opportunities, and securing grants and philanthropic funding that are relevant to primary health care in the Gippsland region and consistent with our priorities (insert hyperlink to Our Priorities page). For more information, please email email@example.com.
Research collaborations usually involve universities or other recognised research bodies and include:
Requests to promote survey-based studies to GPs and other primary health care providers in our region
Applications for grants or other funding
Requests for de-identified and aggregated population health data held by Gippsland PHN
Requests for Letters of Support
Gippsland PHN’s Data Governance, Ethics and Research Group reviews research opportunity applications monthly.
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Monday 30 January 2023
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Tuesday 5 December 2023
This application form should be used by applicants wishing to have their research activities reviewed for research support by Gippsland PHN. This application form (and attached documents) will suffice a submission to the Data Governance, Ethics and Research Group. The Group meets monthly, on the first Tuesday of each month, therefore all Research Opportunity Applications made prior to the last Monday of each month will be reviewed at that month’s meeting.
If you require a response to your Research Opportunity Application sooner than this please enter the date in the ‘Response requested by date’ field and it may be reviewed by the Group out-of-session, at the discretion of the Senior Manager Health Planning, Research and Evaluation.
Please click here to access the Research Opportunity Application form
The Data Governance, Ethics and Research Group will together assess the Research Opportunity Application submission against evaluation criteria. For each submission the Group will agree to one of the following decisions:
The research opportunity is determined by the Data Governance, Ethics and Research Group to align to Gippsland PHN’s priority areas and the requested research investment is approved.
The research opportunity is of interest to Gippsland PHN, however, the full research investment as requested cannot be met and a negotiation between the Applicant and Gippsland PHN is required. This may be treated as an approved submission if the Group’s suggested negotiation is agreed to by the Applicant.
Further information required (FIR)
The research opportunity is of interest to Gippsland PHN; however, further information is required to inform the Group’s decision.
Unfortunately, the research opportunity is not determined by the Group to align to Research Investment Criteria and available Gippsland PHN resources at this time.
* Gippsland PHN reserve the right to reconsider the Data Governance, Ethics and Research Group’s decision pending further discussions with the Applicant if new information is made available.
Gippsland PHN will endeavour to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within seven business days of the Data Governance, Ethics and Research Group meeting. If a decision is not reached at the meeting the default decision is “Further information required (FIR)” and the Senior Manager Health Planning, Research and Evaluation will seek specified information from the applicant. The Research Opportunity Application alongside the further information will be provided to the next Data Governance, Ethics and Research Group for reconsideration.