Research governance

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The WA Health research governance framework governs the scientific, ethical and governance review, approval, conduct and monitoring of human research within WA public health organisations.

The framework is outlined in OD 0411/12 WA Health Research Governance Policy and Procedures 2012 (external site) and is supported by OD 0446/13 WA Health Research Governance and Single Ethical Review Standard Operating Procedures 2013 (external site).

Read more about the WA Health Research Governance Framework.

Research Governance Service

The Research Governance Service (RGS), a web based information technology system, to support the WA Health research governance framework, is under development and due for completion in 2016.

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Read more about the RGS development and implementation.