The remit of the NREC-CTs is to review the submission of ethics applications related to Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products (CTIMP). This includes interventional studies and low-interventional studies involving medicinal products for human use.

Two NREC-CTs will run in parallel – NREC-CT A and NREC-CT B – with each committee meeting monthly.

The NREC-CTs will initially run concurrently with many local recognised RECs to review CTIMP ethics applications for a defined transition period. This approach will collectively support this important area of research and ensure a smooth transition ahead of the EU Clinical Trial Regulation.

For further information related to the NREC-CT, please contact the National Office –

If you plan to submit a CTIMP application for ethics review, please visit Apply NREC-CT.

If you are interested in the underlying processes and management of the NREC-CT, please download our Operational Framework.

Details of all upcoming meetings, minutes and decisions are published here on our website. A full list of NREC-CT A and NREC-CT B members can also be viewed.

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