The ANZTCR is housed at Monash University’s Public Health and Preventive Medicine. The operational team are part of the Registry Science and Research Unit, led by Associate Professor Susannah Ahern. Clinical oversight and registry support is provided to the operational team by a Steering Committee.
The Steering Committee oversees corporate and clinical governance and promotes activities within the registry. The committee meets quarterly, and is responsible for overseeing the registry. The committee provides oversight of the registry’s activities including ensuring that the quality of data is monitored and that policies are established to address issues of clinical interest or significance that may arise, including those relating to quality of care. The committee comprises project investigators, senior clinicians, academics and a consumer representative.
The ethical aspects of the ANZTCR have been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committees of Alfred Health and Wesley Hospital. This project will be carried out in accordance to the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) – Updated May 2015. The ANZTCR is also a registered project with the Monash University Human Research Ethics Committee (MUHREC).
If you have any complaints about any aspect of the project, the way it is being conducted or any questions about being a research participant in general, contact:
- The Complaints Officer at the Office of Ethics & Research Governance, Alfred Health on (03) 9076 3619 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The ANZTCR database is hosted by Monash University. Monash University Registry database security is maintained using encryption of data, a managed and audited protocol for access, training and accreditation of personnel, role-based access and authentication of data. Monash University Registry databases are housed and managed in an ISO 27001 certified environment. The ISO 24001 certification incorporates the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) within its Applicability Statement.