Locality review assesses a site's suitability for safe and effective conduct of a research study. The National Ethics Advisory Committee (NEAC) standards require all health research, audit and related activity to be registered and approved by the host institution (locality).
p: +64 9 4868920 ext. 42930
Level 1, Outpatients Kahui Manaaki (Building 5)
North Shore Hospital
Research & Knowledge Centre
Te Whatu Ora - Waitematā
Private Bag 93 503,
Takapuna, Auckland 0740
Te Whatu Ora - Waitematā welcomes collaboration with external researchers. Many grant applications are now submitted online, and require processing by the 'Research Office' prior to submission to the funder. Notify the Research & Knowledge Centre as early as possible of your intention to apply for a grant. This is particularly important for HRC grants (minimum two weeks' notice required).
Any MoUs that are written as part of a grant contract need to be reviewed by the Waitematā Legal Advisors.
Direct all grant enquiries to Dr Victoria Andersen +64 9 486 8920 extn 43611
• Researchers must be familiar with the requirements of the Privacy Act 2020 and the Health Information Privacy Code 2020.
• For all HDEC reviewed research, firstname.lastname@example.org must be added as a Signature Request in NZ Ethics RM Forms.
• Significant amendments to the protocol or timeline for approved studies must be notified to the Research & Knowledge Centre.
• A copy of any research outputs (publications, presentations, posters etc) should be forwarded to the Research & Knowledge Centre.