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Directory of NRES Research Ethics Committees

This page may be used to find the contact details for any UK Research Ethics Committee (REC).

Changes to REC contact details

Please note: from Friday 1 August the Sunderland REC has changed its name to NRES Committee – Tyne & Wear South.  The venue is now the County (Thistle) Hotel , Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5DF , and the email address is now nrescommittee.northeast-tyneandwearsouth@nhs.net.


Other NHS Research Ethics Committees have also changed their names or relocated to new premises since 2010.

NRES CommitteeTownCountryRegion
North East – YorkJarrowEnglandNorth East
North of Scotland Research Ethics Committee 1AberdeenScotland 
North of Scotland Research Ethics Committee 2AberdeenScotland 
North West – GM CentralManchesterEnglandNorth West
North West – GM EastManchesterEnglandNorth West
North West – GM SouthManchesterEnglandNorth West
North West – GM WestManchesterEnglandNorth West
North West – HaydockManchesterEnglandNorth West
North West – LancasterManchesterEnglandNorth West
North West – Liverpool CentralManchesterEnglandNorth West