Centre for Health Research Illawarra Shoalhaven Population

The Centre for Health Research Illawarra Shoalhaven Population (CHRISP) is an exciting new joint research partnership between the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) and the Australian Health Services Research Institute (University of Wollongong).

CHRISP provides a sophisticated information platform to connect data for health and medical research in the Illawarra. These data are available for use in ethically-approved research and for planning and evaluation projects which aim to improve the health of the population of the Illawarra and beyond.

About CHRISP

The CHRISP is a research partnership between the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) and Australian Health Services Research Institute (UOW) to implement the objectives of the Illawarra Health Information Platform (IHIP) Research Partnership.
Find out more about the CHRISP.

Privacy and Ethics

The research databank and linkage protocol were approved by the shared University of Wollongong (UOW) and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) Health and Medical Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC).
Find out more about privacy and ethics processes related to CHRISP.

Governance

Find out more about CHRISP related governance structure, as well as policies and guidelines related to governance.

IHIP Data

The Illawarra Health Information Platform (IHIP) is a sophisticated data platform designed to provide data to researchers. Find out more about IHIP, data dictionaries and data linkage.

IHIP Data Access

In this section you can:

  • Learn how to apply for data held by CHRISP in IHIP
  • Complete the CHRISP Research Plan and Data Application Form
  • Find out how CHRISP can assist you with data and research queries 

Research

Explore current and completed projects by CHRISP. The types of projects included are:

  • Clinician/Investigator driven projects
  • ISLHD Priority projects
  • Student Projects
  • Other projects
  • Publications

News & Events

Keep up to date with news and events relating to CHRISP activities.

Contact CHRISP

Contact CHRISP and find out more about our team.