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Ethics and privacy for research projects within the CDHB

Ethics assessment is required for all projects conducted within the CDHB

Within the CDHB means any of the following:

  • CDHB patients
  • CDHB facilities
  • CDHB employees
  • CDHB records

Once Ethics are assessed, CDHB Locality must be requested.

What next regarding ethics?

HDEC applications


  • Phone the Research Office on 03 364 1513

What next regarding privacy?

What information will you be collecting or will you be seeking to access?

There are strict laws and regulations around the use of health information that has been collected for patient care.

There are strict regulations around how research data is collected and stored.

Contact the research office for a flowchart about access and requirements.