Dr Trudy Sullivan is available for general health economics advice and support, collaboration on projects, seminars, and workshops. Trudy works in her consultancy position half-time, but you can contact her any time (details below) to make an appointment.
Research Support Specialist Raymond Jones is available to provide support for a range of electronic data capture and management.
Key applications and equipment include
- REDCap A secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases
- TeleForm A data capture system designed to reduce data entry associated with paper-based forms. TeleForm reads hand print, machine print, optical marks, barcodes, and signatures. Data and images are automatically exported to a text file, spreadsheet, or database
- The Observer XT (Noldus) A software package for the collection, analysis, and presentation of observational data
- Electronic equipment available for loan to research studies
- Download the electronic equipment information sheet (Microsoft Word document 400KB)
- Software available for research studies
- Download the software information sheet (Microsoft Word document 400KB)
Research Support Specialist
Research Advisers Dr Edwin Meijerink and Ali Cameron are able to provide information and advice about the research grants that may be available to you. As well as guidance about particular funds suited to your specific field of interest, they can provide advice about the documentation required for your applications. In some cases applications are submitted through a web portal and they can assist with this. They are also responsible for preparing the contracts and subcontracts that are sometimes required as a result of successful applications.
Tel +64 3 470 9030 (hospital ext 59030)
Fax +64 3 479 8465
Office hours Mon pm | Tues, Wed, and Fri am
Dr Edwin Meijerink
Tel +64 3 479 4190 (Research and Enterprise Office)
Mob +64 21 279 5085
Fax +64 3 479 8465
Office hours 8:30am–5pm Monday–Friday
Any research involving the use of Southern DHB resources, facilities, patients, or records must receive Locality Authorisation before commencing. The approval process involves consultation with clinical, academic, and management leaders to ensure that the research is relevant and ethically sound, is able to be adequately resourced from both a clinical and a financial perspective, and that any risks are properly assessed and managed.
HRS is able to help you negotiate this process and the documentation required.
HRS Manager, Mette Goodin, is responsible for negotiating contracts with trial sponsors.
Research Adviser, Michelle Sullivan, provides commercial trial costing support.
Invercargill staff should contact Nicola Brandsen (Southern DHB) for assistance.
Southern DHB (Southland)