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Latest updates from the Health and Disability Ethics Committees.

Latest updates

24 October 2019
NEAC are pleased to announce that the revised National Ethics Standards for Health and Disability Research (the Standards) will be published on 16 December 2019. The Standards apply to all health and disability research and quality improvement in New Zealand.
07 October 2019
Following a recent meeting of the Health and Disability Ethics Committee chairpersons, HDEC would like to communicate this message to the heath research sector.
07 October 2019
The HDEC template participant information sheet has been updated to correct the independent health and disability advocate email address.
15 March 2019
Performing a muscle biopsy is considered to be a ‘Restricted Procedure’ under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 and the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance (Restricted Activities) Order 2005.
27 November 2018
Medsafe published the latest edition in November 2018.