​​​​​Are you employed by another LHD, University (non NSLHD Researcher) or external organisation or are you a University student and wish to conduct research activity at any of the NSLHD sites? 

External researchers who wish to conduct research activity at any public health site within NSLHD are required to complete some forms to allow this.

If you are unsure if you are an external researcher or which category you are in pleased contact the Research Governance Officer to discuss.

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Employee of any LHD other than NSLHD 

Employee or Student of a University who is NOT a NSLHD Researcher

Employee of an External Organisation

Letter from *PI or supervisor outlining scope of onsite activity and duration

Example template

Yes​

Yes​

Yes​

*if the PI or supervisor is not an NSLHD employee this letter should be from the Head of the Department who will be taking the responsibility of hosting the external researcher.

Signed NSW Health Code of Conduct​ and Code of Conduct and Confidentiality Agreement for External Researchers Form

No​Yes​Yes​

Copy of scope of liability insurance, along with certificate of currency ​

No​Yes​Yes​

Copy of photo ID ​

Yes - Staff ID​

Yes​

Yes​

Copy of National police criminal record check (without fingerprint) at investigators expense
NSW police website 

No​

​Yes

​Yes

Categorisation of Vaccination Risk Form.
(and supporting documents from INFORMATION SHEET 2 of PD2011_005 if required)

No​

​Yes

​Yes