Information about your privacy on vShade
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Is my information private?

Frances Kay-Lambkin and the VShade team would like to thank you for your interest in what we are doing. When considering being involved in a research project like this one you may have some questions about the privacy of your information.

Should you decide to participate in the project your answers will be completely confidential and any personal details, which may identify you in any way, will not be passed to the Department of Veterans' Affairs. Only research staff for the VShade project at the University of Newcastle will have access to this information. Your answers will not in any way affect any pension, benefits or health services which you are entitled to from DVA, or to which you may become entitled in the future.

If you any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us on Alternatively, once you have completed the survey, you can view the Participant Information sheet for more detailed information.


Professor Frances Kay Lambkin
Senior Research Fellow/ Psychologist
University of Newcastle.

The VShade research team

Frances Kay-Lambkin

Chief Investigator

Jenny Geddes

Clinical Psychologist

Ms Dara Sampson

Social Worker, Research Manager

Carole James

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle