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NSW Health Consent Toolkit

NSW Health has developed an important new, standardised NSW Health Consent Toolkit to support broad-based, ethical and truly informed consent. We recognise that obtaining informed consent for future unspecified biobanking research is a recognised challenge for the international research community. By developing this standardised, plain English approach, NSW Health hopes to lead the way in … Read more

NSW Health Consent Toolkit Consumer Engagement

As consumer representatives, we invite you to help us test a simpler and more informative approach to patient consent. NSW Health Pathology and the Office for Health and Medical Research are working to create a new plain language Consent Toolkit for NSW Health. The toolkit is designed to support: doctors, researchers and healthcare professionals to … Read more

Participant Consent Materials

Thank you for signing up to access and use the NSW Health Consent Toolkit Participant Consent Materials. When building your consent process and documentation, there are two versions of participant consent materials to select from. Find more information on how you can use these materials in the NSW Health Consent Toolkit. FIXED PARTICIPANT CONSENT MATERIALS … Read more

Information for biobankers

The NSWHSB is part of a statewide biobanking framework designed to ensure NSW has a world-class, sustainable approach to managing human biobanks and the specimens they house. This statewide framework aims to: improve the way biobanking services across NSW are managed and utilised support better integration between research, diagnostics and clinical care, and enable high … Read more

Biospecimen Collection Grant Information

The Biospecimen Collection Grants support the development of collections of high quality biospecimens and associated data. The aim is to build a research asset of biospecimens for the NSW state and beyond to facilitate research on priority health issues affecting the NSW population. For more information about the grants, contact the Office for Health and … Read more


What you need to know Information forresearchers Watch our video for researchers The NSW Health Statewide Biobank (NSWHSB) aims to provide greater, simpler and more cost-effective participation in biospecimen research wherever you are in NSW, or indeed Australia. Our facility and services are designed to support, enrich and enable your medical research projects, clinical trials … Read more

NSW Health Statewide Biobank

NSW Health Statewide Biobank Excellence and expertise in biobanking The NSW Health Statewide Biobank exists to support and enable world-class health and medical research in NSW. Our skilled and dedicated team provide a range of services to support all facets of biospecimen research, from project start up and sample collection, to processing, storage, data-linkage and … Read more


NSWHSB Seminar Series talks Dynamic near real-time clinical data linkage and management for biobanks and translational research. Associate Professor Kevin Spring, Ingham Institute & Western Sydney University, Liverpool. June 2020. Why eConsent is a major advance for ‘informed’ consent.Professor Nik Zeps, Epworth HealthCare. July 2020 Exploring new ways to manage consent in genomic research and … Read more

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