Materials on this page are available for download. Please acknowledge the Data Linkage Branch as a source where applicable.

All applicants must also read the Access Principles before applying for linked data.

Practice Code for the Use of Personal Health Information

All Data Applicants must read and adhere to the Practice Code for the Use of Personal Health Information

Additional assistance on writing security plans can be found at the DOH HREC website.

Department of Health Policies

There are several Department of Health policies related to data release which impact on the core data collections. These can be found at:

Information Access and Disclosure Policy

Guidelines for the Release of Data

WA Health Research Governance Policy and Procedures

WA Health Research Governance and Single Ethical Review Standard Operating Procedures

WA Health Research Governance

Information pertaining to WA Health Research Governance can now be found at http://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Health-for/Researchers-and-educators/Research-governance, this includes:

WA Health Research Governance Framework

Multi-centre research

Research governance (lists RGO contact details)

Research governance forms