Volunteering for clinical research

You can view and register for one of our open clinical trials today in a few simple steps

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Volunteers are at the heart of our research

Experience outstanding care

Clinical research volunteers who give their precious time and energy are at the heart of all medical advancements.

That’s why, at Optimal, we work to give our volunteers the best possible experience we can.

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Our volunteers' experience

Our volunteers' experience

  • Our friendly patient engagement team who check your eligibility and book you in for your first appointment
  • Our front of house team who welcome you to our clinic
  • Our expert medical team of doctors and nurses who care for you at your clinic appointments
We also offer volunteers

We also offer volunteers

  • Free parking
  • An easy to access location near Auckland Hospital
  • Flexible appointment times
  • Pre-arranged transport, for those who need it
  • Light refreshments
  • Light and airy clinic rooms, and comfortable waiting areas
  • Compensation for your contribution to medicine

How the clinical research volunteer process works

Have more questions?

Have more questions?

You're most likely going to have questions, especially if you are new to clinical research volunteering. Click below to view our frequently asked questions or FAQs.

What Clinical Trial participants are saying about their experience

"Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to take part in this study. I found the whole experience to be very pleasant and professional. Everyone was very friendly and easy to get along with, which made the time pass very quickly. I would thoroughly recommend Dr Montgomery and his team to anyone considering doing studies with them."

- Emmie C

"Friendliest group of people. Barney, and team, you're the best. Explanations and answering questions fully. Great follow-up."

- Trevor M

“Awesome experience with Optimal Clinical Trials. I always felt welcome coming in for research and everyone treated me like a friend, rather than a ‘participant’.”

- Alycia C