Climate Change and Health - Healthcare Professionals

Closes 22 Aug 2022

Introduction and Consent


This research is being conducted to learn your views about climate change and human health. This survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.


This project has been reviewed according to Department of Health WA procedures governing participation in research. Ethics approval has been provided for this research by the Department of Health WA Human Research Ethics Committee (EC0042). The protocol reference number for the research is RGS0000005471. 


The data in this study will be kept confidential. All surveys will be anonymous. Names and other identifiers will not be placed on surveys or other research data. All reasonable efforts will be made to protect the confidentiality of your transmission. The Research Governance Service (RGS) committee that monitors research on human subjects may inspect study records during internal auditing procedures and are required to keep all information confidential.


You must be 18 years of age or older in order to participate in this study. Your participation is voluntary, and you may withdraw from the study at any time, up until the point of survey submission, and for any reason.


As a participant, you have the right to withdraw consent without consequence up until the time of survey submission, and you do not have to answer any question that you do not wish to answer on the survey. As responses are collected anonymously, we are unable to identify and remove responses following submission.


This research is being conducted by Sarah Joyce at the Western Australia Department of Health. She may be reached via email at, or by phone (08) 9222 4017 for questions or to report a research-related problem.

You may contact the Department of Health WA Research Governance Service (RGS) Office via email at, if you have questions or comments regarding your rights as a participant in the research (RGS0000005471).

1. Have you read the research information, are you aged 18 or over, and do you agree to participate in this study?