21 June 2017
From the evening of 28 June 2017, a combined IRAS form that merges the Research Ethics Committee (REC) and R&D forms will be used across the UK.
Already in place for projects where the lead NHS R&D office is based …
16 June 2017
‘Significant progress’ has been made in medical research regulation and governance over the past five years, according to a report of an Academy of Medical Sciences workshop published this week.
Leading figures from the world of UK medical research attending …
4 May 2017
Twitter users searching for #HRAtips can get advice on submitting studies for HRA Approval as part of a new campaign to help applicants avoid common mistakes in their research proposals.
We already offer a wealth of guidance and advice to …
3 April 2017
We’ve worked with the NHS R&D Forum to create a short animation to explain HRA Approval and to illustrate the experience of researchers applying for approvals before and after its development.
The animation is designed for anyone with an interest …
30 March 2017
Researchers working across the four United Kingdom countries should find it easier to set up and carry out health research across the NHS and Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland (HSC). This is thanks to the UK research approval …
29 March 2017
Health and social care researchers used to be faced with a very complex regulatory system – everyone agreed we needed a new approach. So we consulted with a wide range of stakeholders to develop HRA Approval, which brings together the …