ImPaCCT (Improving Palliative Care through Clinical Trials) is the New South Wales (NSW) collaborative clinical trials group in palliative care.
ImPaCCT’s mission is to improve NSW palliative care services for people with advanced cancer and other life limiting illness through ethical, scientifically rigorous, collaborative research.
We aim to:
Infrastructure funding has been obtained from the Cancer Institute NSW by collaborators from the following organisations:
Infrastructure funding is administered through UNSW’s South Western Sydney Clinical School.
Funding for each research project is sought via competitive schemes.
Collaboration is at the level of individual researchers rather than via formal relationships between organisations. ImPaCCT welcomes involvement from consumers and clinical/research staff from any discipline relevant to palliative care.
Members of ImPaCCT’s Management Advisory Committee (MAC) include:
Studies underway or in development focus on:
ImPaCCT welcomes ideas for investigator and industry-led studies on these and other topics relevant to palliative care.
ImPaCCT will consider any study that informs the development and evaluation of future interventions or will otherwise lead to improvements in palliative care.
Consumers and clinical and research staff working in palliative care are invited to:
The national collaborative trials group in palliative care is the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC).
ImPaCCT’s work is intended to complement that of the national group.
Dr Tim Luckett
ImPaCCT Program Coordinator
Phone: +61 412 175649