Vision and Mission

OUR VISION

Our ‘better health through best evidence’ vision is for a self-improving Australian healthcare system.

OUR MISSION

To promote effective and cost‐effective healthcare in Australia through investigator‐initiated clinical trials and clinical quality registries that generate evidence to support decisions made by health practitioners, policy‐makers, and consumers.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • Promote the benefits of investigator-initiated clinical trials and clinical quality registries
  • Raise awareness of the valuable contributions of CTNs, coordinating centres and clinical quality registries
  • Bring focus to common issues impacting the conduct of clinical trials and clinical quality registries
  • Facilitate collaboration among CTNs, trial coordinating centres and clinical quality registries
  • Coordinate communication and consultation with clinician researchers
  • Provide expert advice on investigator-initiated clinical trials and clinical quality registries to governments, policymakers and others
  • Develop policy recommendations for improving the quality and impact of investigator-initiated clinical trials and clinical quality registries
  • Support the development of new CTNs and clinical quality registries that conduct, or support the conduct of investigator-initiated clinical trials
  • Encourage capacity building, promote education and training and coordinate projects with the aim of improving all aspects of for the clinical research workforce
  • Foster effective partnerships between clinician researchers and governments, policy-makers, health care providers, industry and consumers.