By health services research, the Centre means:
The HSRC will undertake quality health services research which draws on inter-disciplinary perspectives, advances knowledge and theory, seeks to inform health policy and practice, and which aims to enhance the health status and well-being of all New Zealanders.
The HSRC, in all its activities, will recognise, respect and work towards meeting obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.
The HSRC will undertake health services research which aims to promote greater equity and social justice in the allocation and use of health resources.
The HSRC will, by way of research and dissemination, seek to improve dialogue and understanding on health issues within the health sector, between the health sector and the wider community, and internationally.
The HSRC will contribute to the promotion of health services research and development strategies in New Zealand.