If you have a study specific question about HRA and HCRW approval, please contact our approvals team.
Research Ethics Committees
If you’re looking for information or advice relating to our Research Ethics Committees (REC), or have a study specific enquiry please check our REC service page and REC directory or email the relevant REC email address. You can find email addresses for each of our RECs on the REC directory.
If you are looking to book in your research for review, please visit our Online Booking Service page.
Confidentiality Advisory Group
Confidentiality Advisory Group (CAG) queries: email@example.com.
Integrated Research Application System
Queries and feedback line: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Technical queries line: email@example.com or call 0207 043 0734.
New part of IRAS (CTIMP submissions) technical queries: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7104 8260.
General enquiries: email@example.com or call our mainline on 0207 104 8000.
Please note, our mainline is open from 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm Monday to Fridays.
For general enquiries on the research approval process, including the research ethics service, HRA and HCRW Approval, and policies and legislation: firstname.lastname@example.org
Media enquiries: email@example.com or 0207 104 8333 (out of hours: 07968 149 916).
Freedom of Information requests
FOI enquiries: FOI@hra.nhs.uk
Public and patient involvement team: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0207 104 8161.
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