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Welcome to the

Maternal & Perinatal

Clinical Data Research


Hub (CDRH), a coordinating centre for

maternal and perinatal clinical trials and studies

clinical research, hosted by the Liggins Institute and supporting the ON TRACK Network.

 In collaboration

 In collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health, University of Auckland.

We provide a comprehensive range of data management services for randomised trials and clinical studies, including online databases, custom randomisation, drug distributution and web dashboards for study monitoring. Our systems will help you streamline setting up and running your trial. 


Dr Chris McKinlay +64274725099, c.mckinlay@auckland   +64221885920

Randomisation and databases: 


  • Variable Naming Conventions
  • Consensus Statements and Checklists

    Protocol Development A Set for Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent TIDieR Checklist - Reporting of Interventions


    and Standardised -
  • STARD 2015 - Diagnostic Accuracy Studies
  • Data and  Classification of


    - Lancet 2002
  • Determining Adequate Sample Size - Pediatrics 2012
  • Factorial RCTs - BMC Medical Research Methodology 2003
  • Stepped Wedge RCTs - BMJ 2015
  • Accounting for Multiple Births in Neonatal and Perinatal Trials - J Pediatrics 2010
  • OpenEpi - open source statistics
  • IMPACT Clinical Trials
  • Global Obstetrics Network (GoNET)
  • Core Outcomes Initiative (COMET)
  • Trial Forge UK
  • Clinical Trials Alliance Australia (ACTA
  • Cochrane Neonatal
  • Cochrane Pregnancy
  • NIH Clinical Research Toolkit
  • National Maternity Monitoring Group NZ
  • MedSafe NZ
  • Liggins Clinical Trials
  • International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews (PROSPERO)
  • Neonatal Unit Contacts NZ

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