Southern Oncology Clinical Research Unit

Information for Sponsors

who we are and what we do

Who we are and What we do

SOCRU is a privately owned Phase One Oncology Unit located conveniently within Flinders Private Hospital. SOCRU fosters collaboration with scientists and clinical researchers as well as the pharmaceutical industry to help advance research into cancer treatment.



SOCRU is designed with our patients at heart. As such our services and facilities are intended to allow access to all trial requirements, with a convenient and accessible approach, providing the best results for patients and sponsors.

Our facilities include:

  • Day Infusion Suite.
  • Overnight beds in the Oncology Ward.
  • Access to a team of six experienced Oncologists with a wide patient base for potential recruitment.
  • Private Consulting Rooms.
  • On-Site radiology provider.
  • 24 hour Cardiac Monitoring System.
  • Hospital Emergency Services Department on Call.
  • Board and multiple meeting rooms.

SOCRU benefits from being located in the beautiful city of Adelaide, South Australia, with close proximity to the city and public transport easily accessible. Being a private company we receive the benefits of a fast tracked governance approval process and the use of Bellberry HREC, who are highly regarded for their quality processes and regular meetings, resulting in fast paced ethics approvals. Our services are eligible for the Australian R&D Tax Incentive scheme, which allows eligible companies to claim up to 43.5% rebate on qualifying R&D spend.

Contact Us

Contact Us

We are always happy to discuss your project and how we can assist you in achieving your research goals. Please do not hesitate to contact our friendly team at or via the Contact us