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Policies & Guidelines

Key dates

  • 19-OCT

    Biannual round table

  • 12-NOV

    HREC Chairs and Executive Officers annual meeting

Dr Mainthan Palendira, Human Viral and Cancer Immunology at the Centenary Institute

All policy documents applicable to the NSW Health system are issued by the Ministry of Health through the Policy Distribution System.

Research ethics policies

Policy directive [PD2010_057]: Research – Human and Animal Research and the National Health & Medical Research Council Act 1992

Policy directive [PD2010_055]: Research – Ethical & Scientific Review of Human Research in NSW public health organisations

Policy directive [PD2008_046]: Human Research Ethics Committees: Ethical Review for External Entities

Research ethics guidelines

Guideline [GL2013_009]: Human Research Ethics Committees: Standard Operating Procedures for NSW public health organisations

Guideline [GL2010_014]: Operations Manual: Human Research Ethics Committee Executive Officers

Guideline [GL2007_020] Human Research Ethics Committees – Quality Improvement & Ethical Review: A Practice Guide for NSW

Guideline [GL2007_016]: Human Research Ethics Committees – Standardised Patient Information Sheets (PIS)

Guideline [GL2006_021]: Human Tissue – Requirements of the Human Tissue Act 1983 in relation to research & use of tissue

Research governance policies

Policy directive [PD2011_028]: Clinical Trial Research Agreements for Use in NSW public health organisations

Policy Directive [PD2011_006] Clinical Trials – Insurance and Indemnity

Policy directive [PD2010_056]: Research – Authorisation to Commence Human Research in NSW public health organisations

Policy Directive [PD2008_030] HREC and Research Governance: Fee Policy for Review of Commercially Sponsored Research

Research governance guidelines

Guideline [GL2011_001]: Research Governance in NSW public health organisations

Guideline [GL2010_015]: Operations Manual: Research Governance Officers

National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines

Ethical Guidelines on the Use of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Clinical Practice and Research Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (2007)

National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007)

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