Do all services provided as part of a clinical trial require research ethics and governance review?

Jeremy Kenner, John R. Zalcberg

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Appropriate ethical oversight underpins the conduct of all clinical trials in Australia. In addition, clinical trials require a suitable approach to research governance in order to ensure that research is appropriately governed. However, such governance processes are often onerous and time-consuming and are not required when trial practices are more appropriately understood as standard of care clinical services.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1197-1199
Number of pages3
JournalInternal Medicine Journal
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017


  • clinical trials
  • ethics
  • governance

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