Research ethics and governance at NMHS

The review, approval and monitoring of human research at NMHS is governed by WA Health's Research Governance Framework (external site) in conjunction with National guidelines and International conventions. Research ethics and governance applications are submitted and processed via the Research Governance Service (RGS) (external site) platform.

Each research area administers and monitors approved research ethics and governance applications via its Research Ethics and Governance Office (REGO). North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) has REGO Offices at:

NMHS research projects are governed by an internal review process that is bound by WA Health Policy. Our Ethics Committees are composed and defined by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), with independent bodies reporting to NMHS and NMHS hospital/service executives.

Visit the Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Health Care Group (SCGOPHCG) Department of Research (external site) for more information.

Last Updated: 05/09/2022