Ethics approval for a national postal survey: recent experience

  title={Ethics approval for a national postal survey: recent experience},
  author={C. Middle and A. Johnson and T. Petty and L. Sims and A. Macfarlane},
  pages={659 - 660}
  • C. Middle, A. Johnson, +2 authors A. Macfarlane
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • BMJ
  • Before any study can be done on a national scale, permission must be sought from a large number of local ethics committees. We describe the resources required and the problems and issues that arose when we sought approval from ethics committee for a national postal survey in England and Wales. We wanted to mount a postal survey in all parts of England and Wales of a national sample of children who were born in 1988 and were stratified by birth weight. After identifying the children from birth… CONTINUE READING
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