SQRH is committed to developing and supporting a body of research that improves the recruitment and retention of nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals in rural Queensland. This will ultimately improve the health and wellbeing of Queenslanders living in these areas.
In identifying research opportunities with industry, government departments, professional bodies and the wider community, SQRH seeks to develop participatory, solution-focused research projects that are authentic, sustainable and based on mutual respect and collaboration between researchers and the research participants.
SQRH research staff actively contribute to the broader rural health research agenda by:
SQRH focuses on five broad areas of research: