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Single-site and other research projects

Single site research projects to be undertaken at Latrobe Regional Hospital and sites of health services affiliated with the Latrobe Regional Hospital HREC, require ethical approval from the Latrobe Regional Hospital HREC prior to commencement. An alternative application process is outlined on this website for multi-centre research projects that are eligible for streamlined ethical review, as well as low and negligible risk or quality applications.

Latrobe Regional Hospital requires the standard online National Ethics Application Form (NEAF) to be used for single site and other research projects. This can be accessed on the Online Forms website. 

Documentation required:

Cover letter for HREC submission

NEAF online form with a submission code

Victorian Specific Module

Participant Information and Consent Form

CV for researchers who have not submitted a CV within the last 2 years

Latrobe Regional Hospital Application Module

LRH HREC Statement from Head of Department and Divisional Director

Copy of Scientific Merit of approval for project – either ethics approval by an Australian University HREC or verified scientific merit from an allocated LRH HREC member (contact the HREC secretariat to discuss further)

Submitting your application

The research application involves both an electronic submission plus one hard-copy of the completed application forma and all attachments. This should be submitted at least four weeks prior to the HREC meeting at which you wish it to be considered.

Applications and correspondence should be sent to:

The Secretary, Human Research Ethics Committee

c/- Executive Office

Latrobe Regional Hospital

PO Box 424


For further information, please contact the HREC secretariat by emailing:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phoning 03 5173 8554.

Operation LRH targets surgical equipment

More than 10,000 surgical procedures are performed at our hospital each year. We'd like our surgical teams to have the most up to date equipment available to improve health outcomes for patients across Gippsland. 

Support Operation LRH to ensure we're able to provide our patients of all ages with the best possible outcome. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your kindness!

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