Guides, templates & forms
- Online Forms: application and file upload – guidance
- Online Forms: requests and approvals – guidance
- Cultural questions – guidance
- Participant information sheet templates
- Potentially vulnerable study participants – guidance
- Recruitment and advertising materials – guidance
- Scientific peer review submissions – guidance
- Health information and data use – guidance
- Human tissue use – guidance
- Ethical standards for health and disability research
Ethical standards for health and disability research
Information on the ethical standards for observational and for intervention studies.
The Health and Disability Ethics Committees (HDECs) check that proposed health and disability research meets or exceeds established ethical standards determined by the National Ethics Advisory Committee (NEAC). These ethical standards are contained in the National Ethical Standards for Health and Disability Research and Quality Improvement.
These standards apply to all health and disability research, regardless of whether HDEC review is required for that research.