The following are current research projects undertaken by the Research and Evaluation Service (RES) in a lead or partnership role.
If you would like to find out more about these projects please contact RES.
Current Research – JH&FMHN Lead
Network Patient Health Survey 2015
Aim: To provide a snapshot of the demographic makeup of a representative sample of the prison population and to explore in detail their current health status and needs.
Current Status: Reporting underway.
Young People in Custody Health Survey 2015
Aim: To examine the physical and mental health status of all young people in custody and to provide a comprehensive understanding of their health needs.
Current Status: Data entry and analysis underway.
Forensic Patients Health Survey 2015
Aim: To examine the physical status and provide a detailed investigation of the current mental health of all current forensic patients.
Current Status: Data collection underway.
Patients Perceptions on Healthcare - Focused Survey
Aim: To develop an accurate understanding of patients’ evaluation of their healthcare while incarcerated using a mix-methods approach.
Current Status: Aim to start data collection in August 2016.
Current Research – JH&FMHN Partner
SToP-C (Kirby Institute)
Aim: The aim of Surveillance and Treatment of Prisoners with Hepatitis C (SToP-C) is to eliminate HCV in NSW correctional centres using the principle of treatment-as-prevention. This project is a pilot study to assess the feasibility of HCV treatment-as-prevention with interferon-free Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs) in the prison setting.
- 2015 Evaluation of Sydney Sobering Up Centre Trial
- 2015 Bowel Cancer Screening Pilot Project 2015
- 2014 Patient Snapshot Survey
- 2011 Evaluation of Smoke-free Forensic Hospital
- 2011 Smoking Cessation Randomised Clinical Trial (with UNSW)
- 2011 Vaccine Preventable Diseases Study
- 2011 Annual Patient Snapshot Survey