Townsville University Hospital (TUH)

Townsville Hospital and Health Service, Queensland Health, Queensland Government

Clinical Research leaders at THHS are working on projects in the areas of medicine, nursing and allied health. Prominent research outcomes have been delivered in the following areas; improving gait in patients with peripheral vascular disease, delivering external beam radiation in safer ways, improving safety and patient satisfaction of birth, understanding the pathogenesis of chronic vascular disease and developing novel approaches to intervention, testing new models of service provision in oncology and diabetes using telehealth, improving analgesic and envenomation treatment in the Emergency Department, improving perinatal care particularly renal function assessment and developing novel interventions for infectious diseases.

Organisation type
  • University Research Centre
  • Research Hospital
Number of research staff
20-100 research staff
The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Dve, Douglas QLD 4814

Strengths and capabilities

  • Peripheral vascular disease research
  • Envenomation and analgesia research in Emergency Department
  • Testing perinatal renal function
  • Developing models of distance health care delivery using telehealth
  • Trialing new interventions for infectious diseases
  • Improving maternal health and birthing services
  • Delivery improved radiation therapy for cancer patients

Lead researcher

Achievements of the centre

  • Establishment of Queensland Research Centre for Peripheral Vascular Disease

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