Family Engagement in Research (FER)

All new PREDICT projects need to consider how families can be engaged in their research design, operations and dissemination. See the resources on our website detailing the “how to” and compensation guidelines at: https://www.predict.org.au/family-engagement/ We will be adding to these resources over the coming year.   For further information, please contact the PREDICT network Co-ordinator, Catherine.wilson@mcri.edu.au

New PREDICT publications

Congratulations to the following PREDICT authors: Franklin D, Babl FE, George S, Oakley E, Borland ML, Neutze J, Acworth J, Craig S, Jones M, Gannon B, Shellshear D, McCay H, Wallace A, Hoeppner T, Wildman M, Mattes J, Pham TMT, Miller L, Williams A, O’Brien S, Lawrence S, Bonisch M, Gibbons K, Moloney S, Waugh … Continued

PARIS-2 paper published amid much fanfare

The PARIS-2 paper entitled “Effect of Early High-Flow Nasal Oxygen vs Standard Oxygen Therapy on Length of Hospital Stay in Hospitalized Children With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure – The PARIS-2 Randomized Clinical Trial” has just been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) to much fanfare. The story has been taken up … Continued

Getting to know you – meet Corinne Langstaff

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located. This month we introduce Corinne Langstaff from Wollongong Hospital. “I initially worked as a Paediatric Nephrologist in Nottingham, UK, undertaking an MD investigating endothelial cell activation in haemolytic uraemic syndrome … Continued

Congratulations Dr Libby Haskell

All the hard work has finally paid off for Libby Haskell who graduated with her PhD from the University of Auckland in December.  Her PhD was entitled Improving the care of infants with bronchiolitis. Well done and congratulations Libby.  

Getting to know you – meet Gabriel Blecher

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located. This month we introduce Gabriel Blecher who is the Clinical Director of Emergency at Peninsula Health Emergency (Frankston and Rosebud) “Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service for Frankston … Continued

WRAP IT UP FOR 2022

2022 has been another challenging year due to the pandemic and natural disasters however things are gradually looking up and we can reflect on another significant year for our network – despite these things! This year also marks the third year of our 2020-2024 NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) collaboration which will continue to … Continued

New PREDICT publications

Congratulations to the following PREDICT authors: Bourke EM, Knott JC, Craig S, Babl FE; Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT) Research Network. Management of paediatric acute severe behavioural disturbance in emergency departments across Australia: A PREDICT survey of senior medical staff. Emerg Med Australas. 2022 Nov 3. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.14105. Epub ahead of print. … Continued

PREDICT Members Meeting 2022

The annual PREDICT members meeting was held on Thursday October 20th 2022 with 30 people attending in person (in Melbourne at the Larwill hotel) and another 26 – 36 online at various stages of the meeting.    The meeting included a range of informative presentations from the project leads covering projects now analysed, those in … Continued

New PREDICT Executive

Each two years the eight positions on the PREDICT Executive are re-elected.  This year there were exactly eight nominees from our membership, so all of these people automatically became the new Executive members (without further vote) and they selected a new Chair and two Vice Chairs. Congratulation to: Simon Craig – Chair Elliot Long – … Continued