Making an impact:
Ramsay Hospital Research
The inaugural impact report for the Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation (RHRF) has been released,
highlighting its significant achievements relating to research projects and clinical trials.
The 2017/18 financial year was the first full year of operations
for RHRF and heralded the activation of 12 new clinical trial
sites across the country, prompting the start of 50 new trials.
Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation Chair Danny Sims
said: “We are constantly striving to provide better outcomes
for our patients, to investigate the diseases and illnesses
which affect them, and to progress the learning and
development of those who care for them.”
The extensive list of clinical trials covers a range of
conditions from ovarian cancer and prostate cancer to liver
disease and depression.
Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation CEO Nicola Ware
said: “Access to clinical trials is seen as an important part of
clinical care for patients and through the work of the Clinical
Trials Network, patients of Ramsay Health Care regularly
have access to new and potentially life-changing therapies.”
RHRF has also funded seven research projects in line with
its core strategic priorities of mental health, rehabilitation,
and health services research with a focus on innovation,
technology and implementation.
In the coming year, staff from the Ramsay Hospital Research
Foundation will continue to expand research opportunities
and develop new academic partners.
Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation would like to thank
its major supporter, the Paul Ramsay Foundation, for its
ongoing commitment to the advancement of health and
For more information about RHRF or to find a clinical
trial, please visit www.ramsayhealth.com.au and click
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quality, safe, and effective clinical care.
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of our daily operations.
It is the focus of everything we do in order to meet
and exceed the expectations of our most important
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