Health professionals who work/have worked with people with spinal cord injuries are invited to complete a survey on whether sex and intimacy is addressed in practice and how this area of practice could be improved. 

If you choose to participate, the survey involves answering questions about the service setting in which you work/worked, who provides sexuality support and whether various interventions/treatments are provided. This survey may take approximately 20 minutes to complete.     

Example types of health professionals we are seeking:

  • medical professionals
  • nurses
  • peer support workers
  • occupational therapists
  • physiotherapists
  • recreational or leisure therapists
  • social workers
  • allied health assistants
  • psychologists
  • sexuality professionals (e.g. sex therapist)
  • other relevant positions not listed above.

Participant benefits:

Although it is not likely that you will receive any direct benefits from participating in this study, your participation will help to improve health care.


  • Health professional working with people with spinal cord injuries in acute care, rehabilitation (inpatient), transitional care, outpatient or in the community in Australia.
  • Health professional who has worked with people with spinal cord injuries in acute, inpatient, transitional, outpatient or community settings within the last 10 years in Australia.

Register your interest:

If you would like to participate in the study, please complete the survey.


If you would like more information, please contact:

Chloe Bryant
PhD Candidate
0432 833 338

This study has been approved by The University of Queensland Human Research Ethics Committee [Approval No. 2019002292]