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Summary of Research Projects where consent has been waived

In accordance with the requirements of the NHMRC National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research 2007 (National Statement), sections 2.3.6 – 2.3.8, Peninsula Health’s Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) waived the requirement for consent for research involving the collection, use and/or disclosure of personal information in medical research or personal health information for the following research projects.

In reaching the decision to waive the requirement for consent, the HREC considered and applied sections 2.3.6 and 2.3.7 of the National Statement and one or more of the