We recognise the value of research for informing clinical practice and improving health outcomes. Auckland DHB comprises the largest clinical research facility in New Zealand that attracts funding from more than 100 sources, including public funds, private foundations and commercial sponsors worldwide.

Our Research Office facilitates a close working relationship between researchers, clinical staff, ethics committees, funding bodies and commercial sponsors. The Research Office maintains a research database (REACH), with over 900 current projects with a total registry of 6,000. It acts as the entry point for the approval of all research at Auckland DHB. Read more about the Research Office (external link) .