Not withstanding the current lack of REC coverage in CHO6, CHO7 and CHO9 under no circumstances should a research study requiring REC approval go ahead without first receiving a favourable opinion from a REC – please contact the R&D team (ResearchandDevelopment@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: none currently available
CHO 7: none currently available but Naas General Hospital Research Ethics Committee and Tallaght University Hospital and St. James’s Hospital Joint Research Ethics Committee may consider reviewing proposals
CHO8: HSE Midlands Area Research Ethics Committee
CHO 9: none currently available. Beaumont Hospital Ethics Medical Research Committee will review applications for North County Dublin Mental Health Services. This is an agreement specifically with this service area as Beaumont provides the associated inpatient service.
Primary Care: Irish College of General Practitioners