Pathways to follow in obtaining permission to undertake research at the Department of Health and the Department of Education Facilities in the KZN Province

Department of Health

All researchers (undergraduate and post-graduate) must have written permission from the DoH in order to undertake research in any of their facilities before they begin the research. 

 Please download the document and follow the pathway: 

 You will also need these documents for your permission request:

Department of Health

Ethekwini Municipality

If you are unsure about the procedure you need to follow, please consult your research supervisor.

The Department of Health (KZN) website is a wealth of information about the district health system and its clinics and hospitals and gives contact details for almost all the facilities. Each health district also has a district office which should be able to answer your queries about who you need to request permission to undertake research from, and how this should be done.

 Department of Education

All researchers (undergraduate and post-graduate) must have written permission from the DoE in order to undertake research in any of their facilities before they begin the research. 

 Please download the document and follow the pathway: 

Guidelines FHS DoE Research Requests 2010


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