Internal Network review processes

Health Research involving people in custodial and forensic mental health settings in NSW and/or staff of Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network (The Network) must be reviewed, approved and conducted in accordance with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007).

Before commencing your research, contact the following personnel to discuss the relevant Network research review and approval processes:

Research Governance and Ethics Officer
Clinical and Corporate Governance Unit
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
PO Box 150, Matraville NSW 2036
Phone: 02 9700 3443
Email: ethics@justicehealth.nsw.gov.au

Aboriginal Reference Group Secretariat
Research and Evaluation Service
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
PO Box 150, Matraville NSW 2036
Phone: 02 9700 3833
Email: arg@justicehealth.nsw.gov.au

 

External review processes

In addition to Network's processes, research studies may also require review by other groups including:

Researchers are encouraged to seek advice from the relevant organisations regarding review and approval processes that apply to each study.

Applications may be reviewed concurrently via different processes. However, all required approvals must be obtained prior to site specific authorisation, enabling the commencement of research at any Network sites.

Click on the following links to access more information: