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Authorisation for recruitment only

This authorisation pathway is for research projects or other activities that involve only recruitment from the Eye and Ear.

For this pathway to be relevant all the following must apply:

  1.  The involvement of the Eye and Ear extends only to providing project information to patients / staff
  2.  Participants will not be Eye and Ear patients for the purposes of the project
  3.  The project does not require approval from the Eye and Ear Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)
  4.  The project does not require Research Governance Authorisation from the Eye and Ear 
  5.  If the project is a research project then the project must have ethical approval from a registered NHMRC Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and the Eye and Ear must be listed as a recruitment site in the application.

 The Project Team Leader / Principal Investigator must submit the following documentation to the Eye and Ear Research Office as detailed below

  1. Application Cover Sheet
  2. If involving Cochlear Implant Clinic patients or resources - Evidence of approval of the ENT Research Governance Committee
  3. Protocol including details of recruitment procedures
  4. Letter of HREC approval
  5. Recruitment material - poster / letter / website content

Last updated 17 July 2019