Research governance

Research governance is concerned with the quality, safety, privacy, risk management, financial management and ethical acceptability of research. 

The SA Health Research Governance Policy (PDF 111KB) outlines the research governance requirements that apply to researchers and institutions involved in the conduct and administration of health and medical research across SALHN.


Site Specific Assessment (SSA) Applications – Funding and Financial Oversight (PDF 63KB)

Indemnity Insurance for Researcher Projects/Clinical Trials

Legal Governance and Insurance Services Research Trials Flowchart (PDF 272KB)

Contact Details for Participant Information Sheet/Consent Form (PDF 139KB)

Monitoring and Reporting Guidelines for Research Applications (PDF 140KB)

Office for Research Document Naming Guidelines (PDF 93KB)

Site Specific Assessment Completion Guidance (PDF 342KB)

SALHN Access Request Form Guidance (PDF 220KB)

SALHN Office for Research Application Methods (PDF 184KB) 

Research and patient confidentiality Frequently Asked Questions (PDF 144KB) 

Patient confidentiality and recruitment for research compliance flow (PDF 304KB) 

Patient confidentiality and recruitment for research Project Amendment Form (DOCX 127KB) 

Australian Centre for Excellence for Post-Traumatic Stress (ACEPTS) ethics and SSA authorisation process (PDF 145KB) 

Forms and templates

SALHN Access Request Form (DOCX 51KB)

Cover Letter for Ethics and Governance Submissions (DOC 235KB)

Invoicing and Fee Form (DOC 303KB)  

Reduction or Waiver of Fees Request (DOC 415KB)  

Site Specific Assessment Template (DOC 97KB)

Medicines Australia Clinical Trial Research Agreements

Medicines Australia Form of Indemnity

SALHN Confidentiality Deed non-SALHN employee (DOC 299KB)

Contract Amendment Form (DOC 315KB)

Project Amendment Form (DOC 129KB)

Confidentiality Agreement - Acknowledgement by Researcher (DOCX 30KB)

Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement (DOC 42KB)

Useful links

Clinical Trial Notification and Clinical Trial Exemption information

DCSI Screening and Background Checks

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