Nursing Research and Practice Development Centre (NRPDC) was founded in 2010, to foster change through research and encourage the implementation of evidence-based practice regarding patient care. The NRPDC houses a nurse-led research team whose aim is to inspire, support and undertake quality research within The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) in Brisbane, Australia, with a focus on pressure injury research.
Our research priorities are embedded within the NRPDC Strategic Plan 2021 – 2024, which is agreed jointly between TPCH and ACU. The NRPDC Strategic Plan performance indicators are consistent with key objectives identified in the Metro North Hospital and Health Service Strategic Plan (2020 – 2024), as well as ACU’s Research Indicators.
The NRPDC aims to improve clinical outcomes through:
The NRPDC is governed by a Steering Committee, which determines and monitors the strategic direction and outcomes of the centre.Meet the members
Our researchers inspire others, support nursing and clinical staff, and undertake quality research that progresses our research priorities.Meet our people
Our annual reports give an overview of our team, achievements, publications and activities throughout the year.View reports
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