Journal article

Do all services provided as part of a clinical trial require research ethics and governance review?

Jeremy Kenner, John R Zalcberg

Internal Medicine Journal | Published : 2017


Appropriate ethical oversight underpins the conduct of all clinical trials in Australia. In addition, clinical trials require a suitable approach to research governance in order to ensure that research is appropriately governed. However, such governance processes are often onerous and time-consuming and are not required when trial practices are more appropriately understood as standard of care clinical services.