Queensland health science

  • Queensland’s healthcare system ranks amongst the best in the world. Partnering with universities, medical research institutes and industry, we have outstanding capabilities in: aged care and Dementia; clinical trials; health technology; children’s health; and maternity and neonatal care.

  • Queensland Health provides research fellowships for clinical research, young doctors, nursing and midwifery, and physiotherapy.

  • Queensland is a one-stop-shop for clinical trials, research and development programs with an outstanding track record in all clinical trial phases.

  • The coordination unit coordinates clinical trial sites and services, facilitates approvals, monitors and streamlines research ethics and governance processes and manages intellectual property assets.

  • Health practitioner research in Queensland Health is guided the Queensland Advancing Health Research 2026 strategy and is supported by a Health Practitioner Research Fellows program and the Allied Health – Translating Research into Practice (AH-TRIP) is an initiative.

  • Queensland Health has coordinated 2 major COVID-19 research program: the ATHENA COVID-19 study and the COVID-19 vaccine research program (QoVAX SET).

  • The Database of Research Activity 2.0 (DoRA 2.0) is a publicly accessible, searchable website. The database covers all Queensland Health human research, not just clinical trials.

  • The OPMR (Formerly the Health Innovation, Investment and Research Office) coordinates a collaborative approach to health innovation, investment and research across Queensland Health.

  • Clinical Excellence Queensland partners with health services, clinicians and consumers to drive measurable improvements in patient care through its continual pursuit of excellence.

Queensland health capabilities videos (Chinese)

Videos in Chinese on Queensland health capabilities, clinical trial and healthcare professional development