Office for National Research Ethics Committees

Expedited ethical review of COVID-19-related health research

The National Research Ethics Committee for COVID-19-related research is managed by the newly established Office for National Research Ethics Committees.

All applications should be submitted to nationaloffice@nrec.ie

All queries relating to the NREC COVID-19 application process and ethical review should be directed to nationaloffice@nrec.ie

 

Additional contacts

Should a study include a clinical trial of an investigational medicinal product (CTIMP), or a clinical investigation of a medical device, an application should also be submitted to the HPRA (clinicaltrials@hpra.ie or devices@hpra.ie) for review. http://www.hpra.ie/homepage/medicines/regulatory-information/clinical-trials/clinical-trial-applications

Should your study require a consent declaration, please get in contact with the Secretariat of the Health Research Consent Declaration Committee secretariat at secretariat@hrcdc.ie, and/or visit www.hrcdc.ie, for pre-submission advice.