Metro South Health offers a range of research education, training and information sessions.
Metro South Biostatistics Service offers a range of one-on-one services to Metro South Health clinicians and researchers on a range of topics including:
A resident biostatistician is available for consultations every weekday with waiting times ranging from a few days to a fortnight depending on current demand, and can provide advice on:
The provider for this service is the Queensland Facility for Advanced Bioinformatics (QFAB), University of Queensland. Bookings and enquiries can be made directly on QFAB’s website and the biostatistician can be contacted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
When sharing data with the biostatistics service please share only encrypted data (especially when working remotely). Please see Queensland Health Passwords and encryptions for more information.
The Metro South Biostatistics Service service holds a biostatistics seminar series at least once a year.
This service is funded by the Metro South Health Study, Education and Research Trust Account (SERTA).
Facilitator led/face-to-face GCP course options are also regularly offered by other bodies including ARCS and Datapharm Australia (these are external to Metro South Health).
Priority is given to Metro South Health employees
Metro South Health's Study, Education and Research Trust Account (SERTA) is subsidsing course fees for Metro South Health employees – therefore there will be no cost to Metro South Health departments/work areas at this time
Registration of external staff will be considered subject to availability of places and a waiting list for each course will be established
The above resources have been developed by the Nursing Research Support Service. For more information please see the QEII Nursing Research Support Service intranet page.
Metro South Health Libraries supports medical, allied health and nursing staff who are undertaking work related research activities. The Princess Alexandra Hospital Library offers Literature Searching and Endnote training.