Activity: Membership types › Membership of external research organisation
Mission statement and aims:
ORECNI maintains a Research Ethics Service to protect the rights, dignity and welfare of research participants within the HSC System/NHS, and to protect the rights of researchers to perform ethical research and legitimate investigation.
To support the HSC RECs and link with the Health Research Authority (HRA) in England, the Scottish and Welsh Research Ethics Services
Ensure the HSC RECS comply with governance arrangements as set out in the UK Governance Arrangements for Research Ethics Committees (GAfREC) 2018 and the UK Clinical Trials Regulation (2004).
Provide training and administrative support to the Health and Social Care Research Ethics Committees (HSC RECs)
Ensure all stakeholders understand arrangements
Develop and maintain effective working arrangements with other research governance stakeholders in Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales