The NRF supports the conduct of clinically relevant research across the Royal Perth and Bentley hospitals.
The goal of Nursing Research is about achieving and delivering better standards of care to both patient and their families.
Nursing Research is vital to improve nursing practice and ensure it is based on sound scientific evidence.
Benefits of Nursing Research
- Ensures nursing practice remains current to meet changing demands
- Enhances our patients’ care experience
- Improves clinical knowledge and expertise
- Provides scientific evidence that adds to national and international literature
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I join the Foundation?
The current nursing staff can join the Foundation with a simple payroll deduction of $1 per week. Please see your Nurse Manager who can help you with this process or send us a message.
All former members of the nursing staff of the hospital who make a donation per annum to the foundations during the term of their membership.
Who is eligible to apply for a grant?
Grants for research projects are available to any nurse who is a member of the RPH Nursing Research Foundation.
How do I apply for a grant?
The researcher will need to submit the application for a research grant in the timeframe indicated during the grant cycle. The dates of the cycle will be advertised on the Royal Perth Hub, Foundations website. The application forms will be available on the Foundation website.
Where can I obtain advice regarding undertaking research?
Royal Perth Bentley Group, Nurse Researcher, ph 92242976
Do I have to apply each year to continue getting the grant?
The grant awarded will be for the duration of the project even if the project continues longer than the year.