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Our research profile

Metro South Health supports research at the following hospitals and services:

  • Logan and Beaudesert Health Service (Logan and Beaudesert Hospitals)
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • QEII Jubilee Hospital
  • Bayside Health Service (Redland and Wynnum Hospitals)
  • Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services
  • Community and Oral Health Services

Our major research precinct is the Princess Alexandra Hospital, which hosts one of Australia’s most advanced medical research facilities, the Translational Research Institute (TRI).

Research agenda

  • Our research agenda is backed by strong links to researchers in Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Queensland Children’s Hospital, Mater Health Services, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology and The University of Queensland.
  • These links will continue to play pivotal roles in developing and delivering our research strategy, plans and outcomes.

Digital health service

  • As Australia’s first digital health service, we are uniquely positioned at the forefront of healthcare innovation and technology.
  • Through our fully electronic medical record, researchers now have access to rich clinical data from across our facilities and services, and clinicians have access to research study information at the point of care.

Our commitment

  • We are committed to ensuring all research conducted within our facilities, or in collaboration with external entities, is of the highest ethical and scientific standard, and is undertaken in a manner that provides the best outcomes for our consumers, our community, our researchers and our organisation.
  • Metro South Health has a strong history of research achievements, outstanding facilities and resources, strong partnerships, and world-leading technology. This provides an ideal research environment to bring research ideas to fruition, ultimately for the benefit of our community.

In this section

Research strategy

The strategy acknowledges the significant impact that research and researchers contribute to the delivery of high quality healthcare services to our community, and to focus Metro South Health’s research efforts in coming years

Research areas

Metro South Health has highly developed research programs in a wide range of health specialty areas, including cancer, medical, surgical, mental health, rehabilitation and allied health services.

Last updated 4 August 2020
Last reviewed 22 July 2020