Complete section 2 if your project involves participant-facing documents such as information and consent forms, plain language statements, transcripts and survey questions.
2a. Participant information and consent form
Complete a Participant Information and Consent Form (PICF) if the study involves participants from whom you are obtaining consent. Different templates are available on the Department of Health website. Use the template(s) that are appropriate for the type of research you are conducting.
Contact details for the PICF
Include the following details in the PICF when the RMH is the reviewing HREC
Reviewing HREC approving this research and HREC Executive Officer details
- Reviewing HREC name: Royal Melbourne Hospital HREC
- HREC Executive Officer: Manager HREC
- Telephone: (03) 9342 8530
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Include the following details in the RMH PICF for site complaints
Complaints contact person at the RMH
2b. Other participant-facing documents
Depending on the study, the other documents may include:
- Letters of invitation
- Transcripts for telephone contact
- Wallet cards
- Participant diaries
- Questionnaires/self-assessment tools
- Advertising materials
- Radio scripts
- Social Media text/scripts
Submit all other documents requiring ethical review in MS Word format only.
Please do not send any files in PDF format.