Clinical Research Committee

The Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) Clinical Research Committee (CRC) receives and assesses all proposals for clinical research within the Wimmera Health Care Group.  Where research proposals involve human subjects the Committee shall ensure that the methodology and conduct of the research is in accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council Guidelines on Human Experimentation (1988).

All applicants should be aware of and abide by the information in the documents listed below.

What is Research

Research Information on Privacy Legislation
(See Section 4)

Guidelines under section 95 of the Privacy Act 1998, 2014 

Statutory Guidelines on Research under Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) issued for the purpose of Health Privacy Principles 1.1 (e)(iii) and 2.2 (g)(ii). 

Clinical Research Application Form:

Please apply using the Victorian Specific Module  as per the Victorian Department of Health website.

Meeting Dates:

16 March 2020

15 June 2020

14 September 2020

14 December 2020

Contact Details:

For further information or enquires:

Secretary Clinical Research Committee
Health Information Services
Wimmera Health Care Group
83 Baillie Street Horsham   VIC   3400

Phone: +61 3 5381 9303
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Hours 08:30 to 16.30 - Monday to Friday



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Reddy P, Dunbar J A, Janus E, Wolff A, Bunker S, Morgan M and O'Neill A (2007). Identifying depression in patients following admission for acute coronary syndrome. Aust. J. Rural Health 15: 137-138.

Taylor S, McGrath A and Wolff A - Measuring Quality of Hospital Inpatient Care.