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Identify the appropriate Research Ethics Committee for your study

Research & Impact Services have developed a triage decision-making tool/table to guide researchers on the specific ethics committees particular studies should be submitted to:

The generation of empirical data involving human participants Yes Yes No No No No
NHS Patients and/or their identifiable data No No No Yes No No
NHS patient data that is collected as part of routine clinical care and is anonymised Yes No No No No No
NHS staff by virtue of their professional role Yes No No No No No
Research limited to use of or access to a care organisation's/NHS premises or facilities Yes No No No No No
Audit and Evaluation projects involving NHS Patients Yes Yes No No No No
Use of Non-Human IN VIVO procedures and / or CBS facilities No No Yes No No No
Human Samples Yes No No Yes No No
Medical Devices No No No Yes No No
Ministry of Defence personnel No No No No No Yes
Adults Lacking Capacity No No No Yes Yes No
Relevant REC to apply to BSREC HSSREC AWERB NHS REC via IRAS SCREC MOD REC