Research Excellence Plan

Since 1993, the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service (CHHHS) has been an active partner in research and clinical trials.

Read our research plan

Partner with us

We have the expertise and facilities to work with you on your research projects and clinical trials.

Learn how to partner with us

Take part in research

We’re committed to giving our patients, their care givers and families all the information they need to decide if they’d like to take part in a research study, clinical trial or join the Human Research Ethics Committee.

Read more about how to take part in research.

Start a human research project

If you're about to start a research project find out about the application processes and how to report on your project's progress.

Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre (TAAHC)

A health research collaboration between several Northern Queensland health stakeholders.

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Research integrity

If you have a complaint, concern or question about research conducted at the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service please email


Last updated: April 2023