Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Integrated Child and Family Hub models for detecting and responding to family adversity
Reupert A., Yap M.B.H., Eapen V., Haslam R., Sanci L., Fisher J., Mukumbang F.C., Loveday S., Jones R., Constable L., Forell S., Morris Z., Montgomery A., Pringle G., Dalziel K.
Integrated community healthcare Hubs may offer a ‘one stop shop’ for service users with complex health and social needs, and more efficiently use service resources. Various policy imperatives exist to implement Hub models of care, however, there is a dearth of research specifically evaluating Hubs...
From consumer to partner: rethinking the parent/practitioner relationship
Early childhood provides a critical opportunity for early intervention and prevention, but barriers to accessing services prevent children and families – often those with the greatest need – from gaining their benefit. This policy brief focuses on the nature and importance of partnerships between parents...
Influence of serum iron test results on the diagnosis of iron deficiency in children: a retrospective observational study
This study finds that reliance on serum iron test results by general practitioners is leading to significant overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of iron deficiency in children.
Racism, racial discrimination and child and youth health: a rapid evidence synthesis
This report, commissioned by VicHealth, presents a rapid evidence synthesis on racism and child and youth health to inform policy, practice and research.
Child mental health: a time for innovation
This Policy Brief identifies an urgent need to change this paradigm and formulate a comprehensive, sustainable and evidence-informed plan to effectively promote and improve the mental health of children and the adults they become.