Local Consumer Registers or Committees

What you’ll find?

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A number of local registers list the details of consumers and community members who have expressed interest in participating in or contributing to future health and medical research. Hunter New England also has a local health committee to represent consumers.

    • Peoplebank is an online platform run by the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (PHN). It provides an opportunity for local community members to provide their ideas and contribute to a range of projects and activities run by the PHN.
    • Research Register is a central database of people who are interested in contributing to medical research. The Register is run by HMRI and provides researchers with access to potential participants for health and medical research.
    • Stroke Research Register, Hunter is a register for people who have had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) who may wish to become involved in stroke and TIA prevention and rehabilitation research.
    • The Hunter Cancer Research Alliance Consumer Advisory Panel comprises community members who are available to provide input on cancer research projects. Researchers can complete an online form to be matched with a volunteer.
    • Hunter New England Local Health Committees provide leadership in the local community to ensure health services meet local health needs and ensure the promotion and enhancement of the health of the community.