Research Ethics and Governance Office

Ethics Review and Clinical Trials

Sydney Local Health District Ethics Review Committee (ERC)/ Clinical Trials Sub-Committee (CTS-C)

Please note:
1. Protocols for clinical trials of new drugs, new indications/routes of administration of approved drugs and therapeutic devices must be submitted to the Clinical Trials Sub-committee in the first instance. The following checklist may assist researchers in determining whether a study requires Scientific Review. Checklist

2. Please see the "How to Apply" section of the website for guidelines and links to the application process

3. Research protocols submitted by this date will be checked by the Executive Officer or other member of the Committee Secretariat, and corrections/amendments (to both the Application Form and the information/consent documents) suggested to the investigator. There will then be sufficient time for these corrections to be made and the protocol re-submitted for the agenda.

4. Low/ Negligible Risk applications can be submitted any time