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Process for approval of an external research project
  1. Contact the department involved before the submission to the the Health and Disability Ethics Committee (HDEC) .
  2. Contact Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) Research Office when you have submitted to HDEC/EC but before the approval is granted.
  3. Provide to Research Office at CCDHB :
    • Study protocol.
    • Patient information sheet and consent form.
    • Any other study relevant info ( Māori consulation, contract, approval letters etc).
  4. Discussed internally.
  5. Researcher is contacted by email from the Research Office:
    • If approved, can proceed with project.
    • If declined, can't proceed until approval is granted.
  6. Results of the study are provided to the Research Office, CCDHB.

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Hospital sign off form

Child Health Governance Group Research Locality Assessment Form

2014/15 CCDHB research report

This report provides an overview of the research undertaken by staff at CCDHB in 2014 and 2015. It serves as a record of the research activities in the DHB and a guide to the research interests of our staff.

You'll find this report on our Publications and consultation documents page, under Publications and reports.