Project status-information updates

Peter Mac ethics

Project Status/Information Updates should be submitted by: 

  • MULTI-SITE ETHICAL REVIEW: Sponsor or Coordinating Principal Investigator (or delegate) on behalf of site or all sites
  • SINGLE SITE ETHICAL REVIEW: Sponsor or Principal Investigator (or delegate) for Peter Mac site

If not submitted as a safety report, in accordance with SOP006 Safety Reporting, a project status update must be submitted in the following circumstances: 

  • When a research project is suspended, the reason for the termination or suspension has occurred
  • When there is a significant divergence between actual progress or outcomes and the project’s original objectives, hypotheses, or expectations. This is only required if no amendment is to be submitted to address the divergence
  • There have been changes to a project, having significant implications for project participants or the trial's conduct. This is only required if no amendment is to be submitted to address the implications 

Submitting your project status/information updates 

Progress status/information updates are usually in the form of a letter or memo addressed to the Ethics Committee and should include the following: 

  • Project number 
  • Name of the Coordinating Principal Investigator or Principal Investigator 
  • Name of the Study Coordinator and/or Contact Person 
  • Reason for notification and explanation of the impact on research participants 

Note: Do not include any participant identifying information. 

Email your submission to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. including the Peter Mac Project No. and the term ‘Noting Item’ in the subject line of the email. 

These items will be acknowledged. 

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