Research Excellence Plan
Since 1993, the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service (CHHHS) has been an active partner in research and clinical trials.
Partner with us
We have the expertise and facilities to work with you on your research projects and clinical trials.
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.
All research projects must follow an ethics approval process.
Site-specific assessment (SSA) of research projects before they begin.
Activities that don't need to go through the full ethics review process.
Report any changes or updates to your research project.
After receiving ethics approval and governance authorisation, you'll need to report on project progress.
Research grant and funding opportunities available to help facilitate research.
Ethics Committee members wanted
The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service, through the Far North Queensland Human research Ethics Committee are looking for members.
Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre (TAAHC)
A health research collaboration between several Northern Queensland health stakeholders.
If you have a complaint, concern or question about research conducted at the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service please email FNQ_HREC@health.qld.gov.au.
Last updated: November 2022