​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Standard Forms

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Use of the standard forms on this page is mandatory for submissions to the Research Office. 


Human Research Ethics Application (HREA) Full HREC Submission Checklist

Governance Site Specific Authorisation (SSA​) Submission Checklist​   
Human Research Ethics Application (HREA) Low Risk HREC Submission ChecklistGovernance Site Specific Authorisation (SSA​) Low Risk Submission Checklist
Protocol Template - Basic Budget Template
Protocol Template - StandardRisk Assessment Template (Investigator Initiated/Collaborative Clinical Trials)

Participant Information Sheet and Consent Forms:

PISCF Template - Interventional/Standard

PISCF Template - Genetic Testing

PISCF Template - Tissue Banking

PISCF Template - Data Banking​

NHMRC PISCF Templates (Multicentre Studies MUST use NHMRC forms)

External Researcher Pack (available directly from page)

Changes to Research Personnel

Annual or Final Reports

Logo Policy for study docs provided to participants (Sponsor & NSLHD)


Only the above PISCF templates (incl. NHMRC)  will be accepted by NSLHD Human Research Ethics Committee (NSLHD HREC). Multi-centre trials must use the NHMRC Standardised Templates.

University PISCF templates are not acceptable for studies taking place within the NSW Health system.