NSW Health aims to establish NSW as a global centre of excellence in health and medical research innovation by building on the State’s premier health, research, academic, and medical technology sectors.
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Health technologies play an important role in health care. NSW has a robust process to support innovation in healthcare to ensure our patients continue to have access to world class clinical care.
Human tissue is described as an organ or part of a human body or any substance extracted from a human body. The Human Tissue Act 1983 sets out the law for the use of human tissue in NSW.
The NSW Government recognises the potential for cannabis and/or cannabis-based medicines to alleviate symptoms or potentially treat some debilitating or terminal illnesses in specific patient groups.
The NSW Government established the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research and Innovation to educate the community, help stakeholders navigate regulatory processes, and monitor the NSW Government-funded clinical trials.