Research Updates

Please feel free to contact if you have any questions or require any support on your ethics and governance application.

The Office of Research staff will do all they can to support you during this challenging time. Please do not hesitate to contact the office if you need any advice or require further information.

Research Documents and Resources

Australian Federal Government – COVID-19: Guidance on clinical trials for institutions, HRECs, researchers and sponsors

Non-Serious Breach/ Protocol Deviation Tracking and Reporting Log during COVID-19 Pandemic


General Research Resources

NH Glossary List for Researchers

NH Research Investigator CV template

NH Research site file template

How to write a protocol, IB  and PICF

Clinical trial feasibility – MH clinical trial recruitment predictor tool (used with permission)

Protocol template – low risk

Protocol template – high risk

Is my project high, low, negligible risk?

QA-Audit study ID linking tool

QA-Audit information statement for verbal or implied consent process

Records of verbal consent template 

Certified HRECs and RGOs

Research budget template

Ethics Review Manager

Ethics Review Manager user guide

Northern Health contracts and agreements


General research or clinical trials enquiries

Phone: 8468 0763

Research Governance & ethics enquiries

Phone:8405 2918