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Hospital Research Ethics Committee

All clinical studies being conducted at St. James’s Hospital require hospital Research Ethics Committee (REC) approval. .  For clinical trials of medicinal products for human use, as defined by S.I. No. 190 of 2004, approval is required from one of the 12 approved hospital research ethics committees in Ireland.  For health-related research studies which are not clinical trials of medicinal products for human use, carried out at St. James's Hospital, approval must be obtained from the St. James’s Hospital/Tallaght REC. The application form and guidance document can be found below:

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