Briefing paper

Integrated information networks to support end-of-life care in general practice

Australia’s population is ageing and with this trend comes the burden and complexity of increasing physical illness and disability. This burden escalates as a person nears death and as a consequence, the cost of care becomes disproportionately high in the last year of life. Currently...
Report

Trans pathways: the mental health experiences and care pathways of trans young people

Trans Pathways is the largest study ever conducted of the mental health and care pathways of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia (859 participants). It is also the first Australian study to incorporate the views of parents and guardians of trans young people...
Conference paper

Removing the effects of socioeconomic status on the geographic distribution of asthma events

Recent research in Perth, Western Australia has found that the risk of emergency department presentation for asthma is higher among children who live closer to major urban centres such as Perth and Fremantle. However, an increase in socio-economic status is also strongly associated with proximity...