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25.08.2017

SWSR Annual Hub Prize – Applications NOW CLOSED

South West Sydney Research (SWSR) is offering a $5,000 prize to recognise and nurture collaborative research amongst our members. The winning research program can put the funds towards any research-related expense. Apply to receive recognition for your collaborative research! The deadline to apply is 22nd September 2017, with the SWSR Hub Prize recipient(s) announced at the Ingham Institute Awards Night.

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23.03.2017

Inpatient rehab vs home recovery following knee surgery

                                                          South West Sydney Researchers publish interesting findings about rehabilitation following knee surgery As many as 50,000 knee replacement surgeries are performed annually making it one of the top…

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01.03.2017

Introducing the South West Sydney Research Team

South West Sydney Research has grown The team at South West Sydney Research has recently grown. Sarah Masso has now joined Tanya Ward and Hub Council Representatives to support health and medical research in the south west Sydney. Welcome Sarah! South West Sydney Research is part of a network of eight health research hubs across the…

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19.12.2016

NSW Health funding for older people with mental health needs

Mental health services for elderly get $1.4 million boost NSW Minister for Mental Health, Pru Goward and Member for Holsworthy, Melanie Gibbons, visited Hammondcare’s residential aged care facility, Hammondville, on 7 Dec to announce an additional $1.4 million for specialist older person community mental health services across south west Sydney. Minister Goward said the funding would allow…

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13.12.2016

Drugs commonly used to treat delirium unhelpful, may hasten death, study finds

Drugs used to treat elderly patients with a common condition called delirium may not work and might even hasten death, a landmark Australian study has found. Agar MR, Lawlor PG, Quinn S, Draper B, Caplan GA, Rowett D, Sanderson C, Hardy J, Le B, Eckermann S, McCaffrey N, Devilee L, Fazekas B, Hill M, Currow…

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