REDCap Information

REDCap is a secure, web-based tool for data collection and management. It was initially developed in 2004 at Vanderbilt University in the United States for clinical research purposes. The REDCap Consortium, also founded by Vanderbilt, is a collaborative network of more than 4000 institutions from over 130 countries that freely contribute to ongoing development of the software. REDCap is open sourced and free to use by non-profit or governmental institutions.


Advantages for WA Health

Deployment of REDCap across WA Health will directly enhance outcomes for patients and the whole system, improving the:

  • quality and compliance of data collections
  • processes and procedures in Safety and Quality initiatives
  • quality and compliance of research projects
  • streamlining and digitisation of paper-based processes
  • collaboration and sharing of data
  • automated capture of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs).


REDCap Account Registration

To register for a REDCap account please fill out the Registration form (external site). To be eligible for access you must have a current active Health Employee (HE) number and access to a WA Health email address linked to that number.


SCGH REDCap Support

The SCGH REDCap Consultant is Tony Smith. Please email


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WA DoH REDCap – General Information (staff only)

Last Updated: 21/06/2024