Spinal Cord Injury Network
The Spinal Cord Injury Network is committed to improving recovery after injury, minimising disability and maximising quality of life through three goals. These are (i) to provide leadership for spinal cord injury research and treatment strategies (ii) to facilitate more effective clinical trials in spinal cord injury and (iii) to improve translation of basic and clinical research into evidence-based practice. By improving communication and collaboration, the Spinal Cord Injury Network seeks to build greater capability in researching and treating spinal cord injury…..(read more)
NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
The Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) was established in January 2010 to drive continuous improvement in the way care is provided to patients in the NSW health system. The ACI is one of four pillars of reform recommended by the Garling inquiry into Acute Care Services in NSW Public Hospitals. The ACI has a statewide brief to work with doctors, nurses, other health professionals, managers and the community to promote improvements in health service delivery and to translate innovative ideas into sustainable system-wide change proposals.
All ACI models of care are built on the needs of patients, not the convenience of the health system and are underpinned by extensive research conducted in collaboration with leading researchers, universities and research institutions…. (read more)
Australian Institute for Health and Welfare
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is a major national agency set up by the Australian Government under the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act to provide reliable, regular and relevant information and statistics on Australia's health and welfare. Their aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians through better health and welfare information and statistics…. (read more)
Lifetime Care and Support Authority
The Lifetime Care & Support Scheme provides treatment, rehabilitation and attendant care services to people severely injured in motor accidents in NSW, regardless of who was at fault in the accident. People who are eligible for the Scheme will have a spinal cord injury; moderate to severe brain injury; multiple amputations; severe burns; or will be blind as a result of the accident… (read more)
National Injury Surveillance Unit
The Research Centre for Injury Studies' (RCIS) is a research centre within Flinders University School of Medicine, located in Adelaide, South Australia.
Our mission is to contribute to reducing the burden of human injury and adding to knowledge of its nature, causes, effects and control. The Centre's largest program is operating the National Injury Surveillance Unit (NISU) which is a collaborating unit of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). As NISU, we are responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register (ASCIR)… (read more)
Spinal Research Institute
The SRI aims to facilitate world-class research to improve the wellbeing of people living with spinal cord injury by bringing together research and clinical expertise, coordinating and promoting participation in research and by building dedicated research. It is based at Austin Health, the major provider of tertiary health services in the north east of Melbourne… (read more)