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COVID-19: Guidance for Researchers & Sponsors

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Email: SCHN-Governance@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 9845 3011 

Dear SCHN Research Community,

Please find below guidance from the NSW Office for Health and Medical Research (OHMR) and the Commonwealth Department of Health for conducting clinical trials and other relevant clinical research affected by the COVID-19 situation.

NSW OHMR Guidance: https://www.medicalresearch.nsw.gov.au/covid-19-clinical-trial-guidance/

The Commonwealth Department of Health Guidance: https://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/Clinical...

Please note that the SCHN Research Ethics and Research Governance Offices will operate based on these guidelines.

Please also note that we are prioritising applications and correspondence related to COVID-19 that are critical to patient safety. We endeavour to manage all other applications and correspondence as per standard timelines; however there may be some delays depending on volume.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Contact details for enquiries
SCHN Research Ethics: SCHN-ethics@health.nsw.gov.au
SCHN Research Governance: SCHN-Governance@health.nsw.gov.au

Kind Regards,
The SCHN Research Ethics and Governance teams