In the past 20 years, 19 research grants have been awarded by the Nursing Research Foundation totalling approximately $200,000.
Grants have been awarded for a range of research topics including
- support for graduate nurses
- assessment of people with mental illness and concurrent drug and alcohol abuse
- improving the care of bariatric patients
- improving discharge processes in partnership with consumers
Grants for research projects are available to any nurse who is a member of the RPH Nursing Research Foundation. Grants are awarded on an annual basis following committee assessment of the application. The research project should aim to advance nursing knowledge to improve patient care.