Ionising Radiation

If a study involves ionising radiation the following applies.

Radiation that involves standard care procedures

Eg. the participant in the research will not be undergoing any more ionising radiation than they would otherwise for their usual care requires completion of the Notification form which may be downloaded at the website below. Following completion, please include this in the HREC submission and in the application for Site-Specific Authorisation: https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/about/publications/formsandtemplates/hrec-radiation-notification-letter-aug-2017

Radiation that is beyond standard care

A Medical Physicist’s Assessment is required.

Please email the following to research@monashhealth.org and Research Support Services will arrange for a Medical Physicist’s Assessment.

The investigator then provides a copy of the report to the reviewing HREC and to the local Site Authorisation Coordinator as part of the Application For Site-Specific Authorisation: