This information sheet explains the background to the baseline workforce survey being run by Gravida’s Healthy Start Workforce Project in 2014.
The full text of this information sheet follows. If you would prefer to download and print a PDF version, click here (PDF, 470kb).
Professor Phil Baker, Director Gravida; Co-investigators: Tania Domett, Caroline Gunn, Gravida
You are invited as a health professional working in maternal and child health to participate in an anonymous online survey exploring opinions regarding e-learning, communication styles and non-communicable disease risk.
We are working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and health workforce providers in the area of maternal and child nutrition and physical activity to support continuing professional development needs within the workforce. This survey will be conducted at regular intervals from 2014 – 2016 to inform ongoing professional support.
Participation in this 5-10 minute survey will help inform further continued professional development for your workforce. Results from this survey will enable us to:
You are under no obligation to take part in the research. Participation is entirely voluntary. The information you provide is anonymous and your name is not required.
We will not record any information that could identify you when the findings of the research are reported. The online survey is administered via Survey Gizmo using HTTPS encryption to ensure the security of your data. The survey will not record your IP address, location or any other data that could be used to identify you. This means that once you have completed the online survey, you cannot withdraw the information as we would not be able to identify which was your response. The anonymity of participants is assured in reporting of research findings.
Data will be stored on a secure computer system at the University of Auckland for up to 6 years before being erased.
The research is funded by the Ministry of Health and conducted by Gravida at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland.
If you have any queries or wish to know more about this research you may contact:
|Principal Investigator:Professor Phil BakerP: (09) 9235344E: firstname.lastname@example.org||Co-investigators:Tania DomettP: 021 919494E email@example.comCaroline GunnP: (09)8702E: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Alternatively, you may contact:Professor David Cameron-Smith, Research Director, Liggins InstituteThe University of Auckland | Private Bag 92019, AucklandP: (09) 9234476 | E: email@example.com
For queries regarding ethical concerns, please contact:
The Chair, University of Auckland Human Participants Ethics Committee, The University of Auckland, Office of the Vice Chancellor, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, P. 3737599, ext 83711
By participating in the questionnaire you are giving the University of Auckland consent to use the information you provide in the research.
Thank you for considering this invitation.
Professor Phil Baker Gravida University of Auckland Tania Domett & Caroline Gunn, Gravida
University of Auckland
APPROVED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND HUMAN PARTICIPANTS ETHICS COMMITTEE on 25.07.2014 for 3 years, Reference Number 011367