The Centre for Applied Nursing Research (CANR) was established in 1991 as a joint venture between the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Western Sydney University (Western) and the South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD). CANR is accessible to all employees of SWSLHD and Western and aims to promote research and professional development within the two communities.
CANR focuses on enhancing nursing and midwifery practice by undertaking systematic reviews and implementing guidelines or developing new knowledge through research.
The purpose of CANR is to undertake research, and to facilitate and support collaborations between nurses and nurse academics that will generate research relevant to the clinical, health promotion and health education role of nurses, and provide a basis for evidence based practice.
Within this context, The Centre for Applied Nursing Research conducts research in:
We encourage visitors to this site to contact us to talk about research.