Why join VicHip?

VicHip is a caring community of families, researchers and doctors who are dedicated to sharing knowledge and insights about hip dysplasia.

As a participant in VicHip, you will have the opportunity to share your thoughts, suggest improvements and contribute to discussions that influence healthcare policies. Your input is valuable in helping us understand what families want and need.

By joining VicHip, you can actively contribute to advancing medical knowledge and improving patient care. Your involvement could lead to groundbreaking discoveries that shape treatment for future generations.

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You might consider joining VicHip to:

  • learn more about hip dysplasia that affects you/your child/your family
  • help grow the number of participants in the registry who share the same condition as you/your child. The more people who join VicHip, the more effective the registry will be in providing valuable data and insights.
  • help researchers learn more about hip dysplasia, its causes, and the most effective treatments
  • enhance the quality of hip care in Victoria
  • improve treatment outcomes for future patients
  • make a real-life difference by helping us shape a future of healthier hips for children and the adults they become, all around the world
  • feel good about contributing to health research for positive change.  

Who can join VicHip?

If you or your child has been diagnosed with hip dysplasia in Victoria, and your doctor or clinician works at a participating hospital or practice, we invite you to consider joining our registry and sharing information about your child's health and care.

Learn more, read our frequently asked questions for parents.

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If you would like to speak to someone about joining VicHip, please contact us

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VicHip is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care under the Medical Research Future Fund grant 2015989.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands on which we work and pay our respect to their Elders, past, present and emerging.