Temporary National Research Ethics Committee - COVID-19

A temporary National Research Ethics Committee (NREC) was set up in April 2020, and subsequently approved approximately 100 research studies on COVID-19 between April and August 2020.

Principal Investigators who received research ethics committee approval from the NREC were advised as part of the process to notify the State Claims Agency see FAQ 13, and the local research ethics committee(s)/site(s) see FAQ 14


To notify the hospital of your intention to commence a study, please complete and send this Registration Form to Ms. Lynne Mc Glynn, Tel 01 797 47 11, lynnemcglynn@beaumont.ie (Weds & Thurs), or alternatively, follow the Beaumont Hospital site sign off process.

To notify the hospital that the study has finished, please contact Ms. Lynne Mc Glynn quoting the NREC reference number.