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If you are interested in taking part in one of our current clinical trials, please call (08) 8161 6328  for further information.


Current Trials






A study to determine feasibility and sustainability of hospital based active surveillance for childhood conditions of public health importance


Currently recruiting


Investigating whether obesity affects vaccine responses to Influenza or Pertussis vaccines received during pregnancy

Pregnant women over 18 years have not yet received an influenza vaccine during their current pregnancy and wish to receive it.

Currently recruiting

RSV Maternal

Determine whether an investigational RSV vaccine given to a pregnant woman can enable her immune system to provide protection against RSV infection to her newborn baby

18-49 years
24-36 weeks gestation

Currently recruiting

Meningococcal Impact Study

The Long-term Impact of Serogroup Invasive Meningococcal B Disease (IMD) in Australian Adolescents and Young Adults

15 to 24 years at time of IMD admission

Currently recruiting

B Part Of It - School Leaver Study

Looks at the impact of Meningococcal B (Men B) vaccination in older adolescents and offered free Men B vaccine

Years 10, 11 and 12

Currently recruiting

Maternal Vaccination Uptake

Maternal vaccination uptake in women who deliver at the Women's and Children's Hospital: a medical case note audit

Women who delivered in August 2016

Currently recruiting

WHO Influenza

Collection of pre and post vaccination blood samples from volunteers receiving the annual Southern Hemisphere formulation of inactivated Influenza vaccine

Staff and Volunteers of the Women's and Children's Hospital

Annually during the annual staff Influenza programme


last modified: 21 May 2021