Cancer Trials Network Office

About the Cancer Trials Network Office

The Cancer Trials Network (CTN) Office is funded by the Cancer Institute of NSW and is designed to streamline the conduct of cancer clinical trials across the Northern NSW & Mid North Coast Local Health Districts and increase the number of trials as well as patient participation.


North Coast Cancer Institute, Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Wrights Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444


Projects undertaken by the CTN office:

  • HREC and RGO submission tracking system
  • Ongoing Educational programs to all Cancer Trial Units
  • North Coast Area Health Clinical Cancer Research Website
  • North Coast Area Health Cancer Trials Network Intranet
  • RGO Submission Checklist
  • Clinical Trials Costing Spreadsheet
  • Cancer Clinical Trial Unit Orientation Package
  • Compliance document of the Oncology Electronic Medical Record System to FDA Regulation 21 CFR Part 11 (Downloadable documents may be found under each of the site’s ‘Research Staff’ page under the heading of ‘Mosaiq’ – currently only Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie)
  • Quality Assurance Internal Audit Program
  • Development and Implementation of Cancer Clinical Trial Standard Operating Procedures
In Progress
  • Clinical Trial Finance Tracking System
  • Area Policy Document for the Management of Clinical Trial Funds
  • Continued development of the Clinical Trials module of Mosaiq (eMR currently used at Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour with plans for Lismore and Tweed)
  • Implementation and training of InfoEd across the Area