• Avant Quality Improvement Grants Program

  • Congratulations to the outstanding recipients in 2016

     

  • "These projects represent the very best ideas and innovations and will reduce risks in our healthcare system to enhance quality of care in the years to come"

    - Professor Simon Willcock
    Chairman, Avant and Director of Primary Care at Macquarie University Hospital in Sydney

  • What could you achieve with an Avant Quality Improvement Grant?

    This new program launched in August 2016 demonstrates Avant’s ongoing commitment to supporting improvements in quality and safety in healthcare. We’ve rewarded the very best ideas and innovations that could sustainably improve patient care and safety for years to come with an investment of $100,000 across eight projects . Applications for the 2017 program will open later in the year.

  • Safety

    Up to $100,000 in Quality Improvement Grants

    We're investing up to $100,000 to reward the very best ideas and innovations that could improve patient care and safety for years to come.


     
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    Grants for Practices and Individuals

    There are two $20,000 Practice Grants and six $10,000 Individual Grants available for Quality and Safety projects to be undertaken in 2017.


     
    Presentation

    BMJ Online


    Receive a one year licence for BMJ Quality to undertake their quality improvement project, publication in the Avant/BMJ Quality Improvements Reports Journal, one grant recipient will be selected to present their project at the BMJ Asia-Pacific Quality Forum in September 2018.


     
  • Avant Quality Improvement Grant recipients

    • 2016 Recipients
  • Celebratory dinner honours Avant scholarship and grant 2016 recipients

    Avant held an awards dinner in Sydney in February 2017 to celebrate the accomplishments of some outstanding researchers who will complete innovative research and quality improvement projects to enhance standards of healthcare.

    Professor Simon Willcock, Chairman, Avant and Director of Primary Care at Macquarie University Hospital in Sydney, hosted the function to honour the recipients of the inaugural Avant Quality Improvement Grants Program and the fifth Avant Doctor in Training Research Scholarship Program. ‘As a mutual, we see quality improvement in medicine as an important area of research and we are committed to supporting improvement in the quality of care in Australia,’ Professor Willcock said.