RCSI Sponsorship Office - 'Beaumont Hospital specific' Institutional Review - SOP (updated July 2023)
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Sponsorship Office released an updated RCSI Sponsorship Office 'Beaumont Hospital specific' Institutional Review SOP on the 7 July 2023.
It requires investigators to contact the RCSI Sponsorship Officer early on when planning any research study proposed to to place in Beaumont Hospital which will involve RCSI.
Examples of Studies proposed to take place in Beaumont Hospital which involve RCSI include:
- interventional studies or clinical trials sponsored by RCSI
- research studies which involve sending data or samples to RCSI (including the RCSI Smurfit Building)
- research studies being conducted for the purposes of obtaining an academic qualification from RCSI - MCh, MD, MSc or PhD
- research studies in receipt of funding which is being managed via RCSI
Contact with the RCSI Sponsorship Officer occurs in advance of applying for research ethics approval. This is irrespective of whether one is planning to submit to Beaumont Ethics Committee, or to one of the national research ethics committees.
The RCSI Sponsorhip Officer will assess whether the study is interventional or observational
If the study is deemed to be interventional, you will be asked to complete RCSI Sponsorship Office Clinical Research Study Registration Form (last updated 19 May 2023)
If the study is deemed to be observational, you will be asked to complete RCSI Material Data Information Form (last updated 27 June 2023)
The RCSI Sponsorship Officer can be contacted at: - email@example.com
The RCSI Sponsorship Office can be contacted at: - firstname.lastname@example.org
The RCSI Sponsorship Officer may refer to you the following colleagues within RCSI.
RCSI Contracts Officer: - email@example.com
RCSI Contracts Office: - firstname.lastname@example.org
RCSI Data Protection Officer: email@example.com
RCSI Data Protection Office - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please initiate contact with the RCSI Sponsorship Officer well in advance of applying for research ethics approval