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Terms of Reference

INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH / WOODBRIDGE HOSPITAL

CLINICAL RESEARCH COMMITTEE (CRC)

TERMS OF REFERENCE

  1. Provide an independent and timely review of the scientific merits of, and approve / disapprove with modification, research proposals involving:
    1. Patients
    2. Staff and facilities
    3. Drugs
    4. Devices
    5. Procedures, and
    6. Other interventional/ therapeutic modalities involving patients
    7. Volunteers
  1. Safeguard / protect the interest of patients, research subjects and the institution, i.e. IMH / WH.
  1. Approve the utilisation of the Investigator Fee from clinical trials.
  1. This Committee will refer all proposals that are potentially adverse to the patient / institution to the IMH CMB. The Chairperson will also forward a copy of the minutes of each meeting to CMB and the CEO.
  1. Responsibilities
    1. Regularly attend scheduled CRC meetings
    2. Review all research proposals / materials received prior to the meeting
    3. Actively participate in discussions at board meetings
    4. Members are expected to contribute to the evaluation of a study on its scientific merits
    5. Vote to approve, disapprove, abstain, or table applications based on the merits / sensitivity of the study
    6. Maintain the confidentially of all board discussions and all material included in the meeting.

Secretariat, CRC
Research Division
Institute of Mental Health

Buangkok Green Medical Park
10 Buangkok View
Singapore 539747
Tel: (65) 6389 2962
Fax: (65) 6315 0548

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