Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit (FHBHRU) is part of the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. We are recognised nationally and internationally for inter-professional education, research, consultancy and clinical service provision for the improvement of health outcomes through health behaviour change.

Our objective is to assist people to live well and live longer through improved health behaviours by:

  • Developing prevention, early intervention and implementation of self-management in chronic disease care
  • Education of health service consumers
  • Health professional undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education
  • Research and consultancy
  • Clinical service provision 

To facilitate this, FHBHRU has developed a generic set of tools and processes known as The Flinders Chronic Condition Management Program™ (Flinders Program™).
These tools provide a framework for chronic condition management which includes:

  • disease management
  • self-management
  • coordination and
  • coaching
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