Centre for Nursing Research

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital believes that high quality research is fundamental to the future of nursing. As a result of this core belief, the Centre for Nursing Research was developed in conjunction with Edith Cowan University (external site).


This innovative and unique framework gives our nurses the opportunity to work with experienced academic researchers to advance nursing practice through practical research programs, explore clinical practice issues relevant to nursing and work towards improving outcomes for patients and their families.

Our Vision

Advancing a nursing culture of inquiry, discovery and evidence translation.

Strategic Approach

As part of our commitment to intellectual curiosity, the NMHS Strategic Intent for Research being developed to cultivate research in NMHS by:

  • making it a part of our day to day business, removing barriers to research and increasing research capacity
  • translating knowledge gained through research into evidence-based practices and technologies that improve patient outcomes and deliver outstanding care

Research Pillars

  1. Growing Research Capacity
  2. Raising the profile of research
  3. Building infrastructure to support research sustainability

View the NMHS Research Strategy (external site).


Centre for Nursing Biennial report for 2019-2020 (PDF)

Last Updated: 10/01/2022