Research centres and strengths
UTS: Health houses Health Services and Practice (HSP) a UTS: Research strength that brings together nurses, midwives, other health professionals and managers undertaking health services research.
UTS: Health also coordinates a range of international, educational, research, consultancy and continuing professional education activities through its centres:
The Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM) was established in 2012 to address the growing need for public health and health services research in complementary and integrative medicine. Research undertaken by the Centre focuses on complementary and integrative medicine practitioners, patterns of use and implications for practice and policy.
The Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care focuses on research and health services planning to help individuals and their families cope and adjust to living with a chronic illness.
This Centre is a joint initiative with UTS: Business. The focus of this Centre is on the organisation of care, delivery of services and the practice of management in the health industry.
Work within this Centre focuses on women during pregnancy, labour and birth, the early postnatal period and children up to five years of age. The research within this domain seeks to improve the quality of practice and services provided by practitioners, particularly midwives and child and family health nurses.
This Centre forms part of an international collaborative network which supports and undertakes projects in support of the World Health Organization's programmes at national, regional and international levels.
UTS: Health also plays an integral role in the following centres, which sit in other UTS Faculties' portfolios:
This Centre is a joint initiative with UTS: Arts and Social Sciences, and focuses on communication that structures and supports health care services and how health technologies and spatial designs enable and constrain human communication.
The Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation is a joint initiative with UTS: Business. Activities relate to the development and application of health economics and health services research through research, teaching and policy support.
UTS: Health houses a concentration of leading public health and health services in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) researchers.