Research Ethics Committees CHO based research


Under no circumstances should a research study requiring REC approval go ahead without first receiving a favorable opinion from a REC – Please contact the HSE.REC@hse.ie for advice.

CHO 1: Galway Clinical Research Ethics committee and HSE North East Area Research Ethics Committee

CHO 2: Galway Clinical Research Ethics committee and Research Ethics Committee Sligo University Hospital reviews proposals from the Sligo community area

CHO 3: HSE Mid-Western Area and UL Hospital Group Research Ethics Committee

CHO 4: Clinical Research Ethics Committee of The Cork Teaching Hospitals

CHO 5: HSE South Eastern Area Research Ethics Committee

CHO 6: There is currently no REC coverage in CHO6. National R&D is working on a solution to this situation. Updates will be posted shortly.

CHO 7: HSE Reference REC B Midlands Area and Corporate/National Divisions.

CHO 8: For community services in Westmeath, Offaly, and Laois HSE Reference REC B Midlands and Corporate Division.  For community services in Meath and Louth –  HSE North-East Area Research Ethics Committee

CHO 9: There is currently no REC coverage in CHO9. National R&D is working on a solution to this situation. Updates will be posted shortly.