South West Healthcare

South West Healthcare (SWH) research website
South West Healthcare Research Department

South West Healthcare aspires to be a centre for excellence for research, evidence-based healthcare and innovation.

Leah Damman
Manager of Research
Research Support Team
South West Healthcare Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)

The team at HREC review, approve and monitor the conduct of research in South West Healthcare and other regional health services. They protect the rights, safety and well-being of research participants. Research governance refers to the processes used to ensure accountability for the scientific quality, ethical acceptability and safety of research conducted at South West Healthcare.

Courtney Wines
Research Governance Officer
South West Healthcare Library

Stan Carroll Library strives to provide quality library service to support best practice and medication safety across South West Healthcare. The Library provides support for South West Healthcare staff and students. You can access the library in person or online 24/7, with access provided for all staff card holders.

P: (03) 5564 4204

South West Healthcare Clinical Trials

The Clinical Trials Unit at SWH provides regional patients with access to new and emerging medications in an effort to improve medical care for all through the participation in Clinical Trials. At present the Clinical Trials Unit at SWH offers Clinical Trials in Oncology including Breast, Bowel, Lung and Pancreatic cancer.Current studies come from Pharmaceutical Industry, Cooperative Groups as well as Investigator Initiated Research.

Ashlin Keane
Clinical Trials Manager
Clinical Trials Unit
Allied Health Research & Knowledge Translation

The Allied Health Research & Knowledge Translation lead facilitates allied health to undertake and implement research to improve service delivery and patient-centred care.

Denise Jones, Ph.D
Allied Health Research and Knowledge Translation Lead
Western Alliance (Barwon/South West region)

Through a program of training, education, funding and advocacy, Western Alliance supports its members to improve the health of their communities through research-based and evidence-informed health care.

Dr. Louise Greenstock
Research Translation Coordinator
Barwon South Western Regional Integrated Cancer Service (BSWRICS)

BSWRICS works in partnership with health services and consumers to promote coordinated planning, system integration and improvement of cancer services across their respective regions.

Nathalie Davis, PhD
Cancer Services Development
Project Manager



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