Nursing Research Institute (NRI)

The Nursing Research Institute in partnership with St Vincent's Health Network Sydney, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and the Australian Catholic University (ACU), leads multidisciplinary research to improve patient outcomes.

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The NRI is one of Australia’s largest and most productive nursing research collaboratives with a national and international reputation for conducting rigorous research.

Meet our team

The NRI brings together researchers and clinicians focusing on implementation science, examining ways to promote evidence translation and change clinical practice.

Our people

Our researchers have skills in systematic reviews (qualitative and quantitative), randomised controlled trials, process evaluations, and qualitative research. We collaborate with world-class national and international researchers, multidisciplinary clinicians and policy makers.

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Our projects

Our implementation science research focuses on health systems and clinician behaviour change for improved patient assessment, communication, stroke management, pressure injury prevention and treatment, hospital-acquired complications, and de-implementation of low-value nursing care.

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Our partners

The Nursing Research Institute is located in Sydney and Melbourne: St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and Australian Catholic University. We work collaboratively across both hospitals, and with multidisciplinary clinicians, policy makers, non-government organisations and other academic institutions, nationally and internationally.

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