Capacity building

Building blocks

Translating research into policy and practice

The Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity (CPHCE) offers capacity building programs to develop research skills in health and related services, to support the implementation of findings into policy and practice.

Research capacity building

  • Community Star (Service for Training and Research) creates opportunities for change in difficult social and environments through supporting workers, creating opportunities for the community, building the evidence base and speaking out with communities on issues of concern to them. Community Star is based in Miller and is funded by the Liverpool City Council. Find out more
  • PHReNet GP is a research network that supports general practices involved in research. It is managed from the General Practice Unit at Fairfield Hospital.
  • The Electronic Practice Based Research Network (ePBRN) links the information systems of general practices and Fairfield hospital, providing a structure for research and quality improvement relating to integration and quality of care.

Research exchange

CPHCE hosts research exchange events, including workshops, masterclasses, seminars. and an annual forum to build the capacity of health professionals, policy makers and others with an interest in primary health care.

Find details of past events.

Prevention research resources for health professionals

CPHCE supports NSW Health staff and others who are involved in commissioning, conducting or using the results of health research or evaluation. View our research resources.