To find out more about our research, visit the Research page on the Auckland DHB website(external link).


OBLIGE study

The OBLIGE research study is comparing two common ways of starting the process of inducing labour (Outpatient Balloon catheter and Inpatient prostaglandin Gel). We are running this study at Auckland Hospital and nine other hospitals around New Zealand. For more information, a patient information video and pamphlet, visit the OBLIGE website(external link).

GEMS study

The GEMS Study is examining the best criteria for testing for diabetes during pregnancy. This study has now completed recruitment. For more information, visit the GEMS study website.(external link)

FIIX study

The FIIX Study is a clinical trial comparing the two main fertility procedures available through public funding in New Zealand – The Fertility and In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI) trial in couples with uneXplained infertility.

Couples with unexplained infertility who have been accepted for publicly funded fertility treatment are suitable to participate.

For more information, visit the FIIX study website(external link)