Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners

Established in 2014, Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners (BDHP) is an academic health science network working to deliver quality healthcare to the Australian population, with a focus on improving treatment for some of the community’s most devastating diseases and health issues, including cancer, mental health, and maternal and child health.

BDHP was founded by Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Metro South Hospital and Health Service, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service, Mater Misericordiae Ltd, The University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, the Translational Research Institute, and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

BDHP works with health professionals to identify areas of research need, collaborating with research experts to find patient-tailored solutions.

Research priorities for BDHP organisations include telehealth services to improve access for older Queenslanders, rural and remote communities, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; integrated care for chronic disease; and health systems improvement.

In 2017, BDHP was recognised as an Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

The Centre delivers national leadership and facilitates collaboration across world-leading health research, evidence based clinical care, and systems improvement, with programs designed to improve health systems and patient outcomes.