Mrs Carla McInnes

Clinical Trials Monitor and SOP Specialist

Carla is a NZ Registered Nurse with a clinical background in General Surgery at Hutt Valley Hospital. During her travels in the UK she became fascinated by the world of clinical research and has 12years experience working in various roles in Phase I/IIa at Quintiles, and completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research.

On returning to NZ with her husband and baby daughter, she worked as a Study Coordinator at P3 Research for 3 years before joining MRINZ in 2016.

Carla is a Clinical Trials Monitor and the MRINZ specialist in Standard Operating Procedures. She has been involved in a variety of projects including the Honevo study within the Pharmacy Research Network, and some ICU projects. Her current role involves writing and updating MRINZ Standard Operating Procedures and forms, working towards unit wide standardization of all procedures, supporting the development of the MRINZ Quality Management System as well as Clinical trial monitoring.

When asked about her proudest moments, Carla says that they are “Completing my Nursing degree, marrying my soulmate, becoming a mum watching my daughters growing and learning.”