South West Healthcare

Delivering Oncology Services to the South West of Victoria

South West Healthcare - Clinical Trial Capacity
  • Local Oncology Service reviewing approximately 540 new medical oncology patients every year
  • Catchment Area of approximately 225,000 people from The Greater Green Triangle Region
  • Trial Phase Capabilities – Phase II (limited), III, IV
  • Participated in over 20 medical oncology clinical trials and recruited over 665 patients
  • Patient recruitment opportunities in Breast, Prostate, Ovarian, Colorectal, Rectal, Lung (Both NSCLC & SCLC), Pancreas, Clinical Trials
  • More than 30 years combined experience acting as Principal Investigator on clinical trials
  • Over 16 years combined Study Coordinator experience
  • Research Team includes 2 Investigators and 3 Study
  • Adherence to GCP certification and documented SOPs
  • HREC – Local (South West Healthcare)
  • Median Time to approval ≤ 8 Weeks
  • Average time from Site Activation to first patient on study
    2 weeks

South West Oncology is located at:

South West Regional Cancer Centre (SWRCC)
Level 1, 28-30 Ryot Street
Warrnambool, VIC, 3280

Assoc Prof Ian Collins

Breast Prostate Ovarian

Dr. Theresa Hayes

Colorectal, Upper GI incl. NET, Lung (NSCLC and SCLC)

Dr. Oliver Klein

Skin and Melanoma, Brain , Immunotherapy

South West Healthcare - Clinical Trial Facilities
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Dedicated patient assessment and central processing facilities
  • Refrigerated + speed adjustable Centrifuge, Minus 20 Freezer, Minus 80 Freezer, Refrigerated Storage
  • On-site Pharmacy with secure, controlled access and storage of IP and onsite compounding
  • Pathology
  • Local phlebotomy, processing and reporting services
  • Archival and fresh tissue preparation
  • Imaging
  • Access to CT, MRI, Image guided biopsy, Bone
    Density/DEXA Scan, X-ray, Ultrasound