Corporate report

AWERB hub support note

A report intended to support the operation of Animal Welfare Ethical Review Body (AWERB) hubs.


AWERB hub support note: version 1, March 2017

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The ASC has a responsibility to take such steps as it sees necessary, and to advise AWERBs, on the diffusion of ‘best practice’ relating to the acquisition, breeding, accommodation, care and use of animals protected under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, as amended.

To help fulfil this mandate, the ASC developed an AWERB network, based around regional ‘hub’ AWERBs. This support note will act as a reference point for the chairs of these regional hub AWERBs. It is intended to be a living document, initiated by the ASC but shaped and refreshed by contributions from the hubs and member AWERBs.

Published 18 July 2017