This UK policy document describes how NHS/HSC Research Ethics Committees function and specifies when review by an NHS/HSC Research Ethics Committee is required.
This policy was last updated on 20 July 2021.
Governance Arrangements for Research Ethics Committees (published 20 July 2021 and valid from 20 July 2021)
Working with the Devolved Administrations a revision of the Governance Arrangements for Research Ethics Committees was released on 26th March 2020. This revision was a technical update to take account of changes in hyperlinks, references, organisations’ names and branding, as well as legal, policy and operational developments since the previous version was issued in September 2018.