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 2: Galway Clinical Research Ethics committee and Research Ethics Committee Sligo University Hospital reviews proposals from the Sligo community area
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 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. The exception is applications for research conducted within the Mental Health Services of Dublin North City and County.