Although private hospitals have traditionally
been primarily focused upon the immediate care of their
patients, we have recently moved to develop research
on-site and to support research more broadly.
The appointment, in 2007, of University of
Western Australia Professor Cameron Platell as Director of Colorectal Cancer Research and Director of
Research in Cancer Services has seen the growth of research into
this important disease both at our Hospital and
also through important collaborative networks across
The active participation of our Medical
Oncology Specialists in trials of
new anti-cancer therapies makes us one of the leading centres
in Australia for recruitment to these drug trials.
There is now a groundswell of support for
research within St John of God Health
Care with the establishment of Research Foundations, to fund the costs of
research well advanced.
We aim to become a much more substantial
source of medical and nursing
research and a worthy partner in academic output across the
Click here to
read a brochure on Colorectal Cancer Research at St John of God
Ear Science Institute