Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Centre for Health Services Research


CHSR imageThe Centre is an intellectual leader in its field in Australia through its work with linked medical and health data and the evaluation of health services, safety and quality and pharmaco-epidemiology.

It supports research through the creation and maintenance of data and technical infrastructure, facilitation of an extensive network of collaborators and provision of training opportunities to staff and students.





Research leadership in quality and inequity in healthcare.


Reduce health inequities and variation in care through innovative health service research directly impacting upon policy and practice.

Core Values 


  1. Data Linkage Research
  2. Health Service Evaluation


  1. Mental Health
  2. Pharmacoepidemiology
  3. Social determinants of health/health inequities


Strategic Goals 

  1. Cultivate collaborations and our collective research capacity
  2. Innovate in health service research
  3. Generate and translate policy and practice changing evidence
  4. Advance our scientific and community profile


Consumer and Community Participation

The Centre for Health Services Research supports the School of Population and Global Health's commitment to actively involving consumers and the community in all stages of its research activities.