Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research
Faculty of Health
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood Vic 3125
The Deakin - Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research (Deakin-QPS) is led by Deakin‘s School of Nursing and Midwifery with which it shares the vision to be a world leader in advancing collaborative, multi-disciplinary research, particularly translational research, to the benefit of our stakeholder communities. Commensurate with this vision is a shared commitment to developing a strong interface between research, education and practice, and progressing innovations in research and teaching for improving patient safety and health care outcomes.
QPS researchers have strong alliances with other Schools and Faculties within and outside of Deakin University; enjoy productive national and international collaborations with researchers from the disciplines of medicine, psychology, health economics, and biostatistics; and are uniquely able to share research findings generated from their comprehensive clinical partnership network, which spans public and private healthcare sectors in urban, regional and rural areas.
QPS’s vision is to be a world leader in health service research, particularly translational research, focusing on clinical care, quality and risk management. Our broad objectives are to: