Transparency Confidence Trust

Enhancing public confidence in how patient information is used in health research.

Working transparently to establish trust in the decisions of the Committee.

How to Apply

If you have completed the necessary steps and you are satisfied that you can demonstrate you have met all the relevant requirements in the Health Research Regulations for an application to be made to the Health Research Consent Declaration Committee (HRCDC), you should complete the relevant application form and submit it to

NOTE: The transition period to enable researchers to seek a consent declaration for health research that commenced prior to August 8th,  2018 – has now expired.

Download Application Form

Asked Questions

If you have a question regarding the consent declaration process or about the HRCDC, be sure to check that the question hasn’t already been answered by our FAQ.

Queries can be directed to the

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