Research Ethics Committee

At Beacon Hospital the Research Ethics Committee (REC) are facilitators of research and play a key role in the research process. The ultimate goal of this research is to obtain results that may contribute to appropriate and improved healthcare directed at meeting patient needs.

The Beacon Hospital REC review and offer advice on research involving:

  • All Patients of Beacon Hospital
  • All Relatives and Carers of patients of Beacon Hospital
  • All Beacon Hospital Staff recruited as research participants
  • All past and present collected Personal Data

If you wish to conduct research under the auspices of Beacon Hospital, you must have approval from the Beacon Hospital Research Ethics Committee.

For full details on the Committee, including application deadlines and fee structures, please see the Beacon Hospital Research Ethics Committee website.