South West Sydney Research brings together healthcare, research and health education entities in South West Sydney as a co-ordinated Hub.


South West Sydney Research facilitates world-class research by supporting multi‑professional and multi‑centre collaboration, working to improve our competitiveness, and reducing barriers to research conduct and translation.


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Clinical Trials Support Unit

Clinical trials across South Western Sydney are supported by the South West Sydney Clinical Trials Support Unit.

Essential Contacts

Professor Meera Agar
Director, SWSLHD Clinical Trials Support Unit
T: +61 2 8738 9145

Kelsey Dobell-Brown
Manager, SWSLHD Clinical Trials Support Unit
T: +61 2 8738 8304

Kelsey offers onsite clinical trials support and guides research capability. She is available for consultation according to the below schedule. Please contact Kelsey directly with any queries or to book an appointment.

  • Monday and Wednesday – Liverpool Hospital – Research and Ethics Office/Level 2
  • Tuesdays – Bankstown Hospital – Level 4/near the library
  • Thursday and Friday – WSU clinical School/Level 4 (from the 7th December 2017)

To find individual researchers conducting clinical trials, please use our ‘find a researcher’ search.

Standard Operating Procedures

All clinical trials in South West Sydney use the same set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

SOPs provide the necessary tools to ensure that all clinical trials are conducted in accordance with international GCP guidelines and applicable legislation and regulations. Compliance with this standard provides assurance that the rights, safety and well being of research participants are protected and that clinical trial data are credible.

SOPs are available here.

Good Clinical Practice

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training is essential for everyone involved in medical research. Onsite TransCelerate accredited GCP programs are available through the Clinical Trials Support Unit.

More information, including how to register, is available here.

Site Tools

The Clinical Trials Support Unit has developed a package of clinical trial management and site tools. Please download the package here.