18 July 2017
In June 2017 The Department of Health published updated guidance notes on the Master Indemnity Agreement (MIA), particularly in relation to its use within clinical research projects.
The MIA is an agreement between NHS organisations in England and suppliers …
12 July 2017
The use of electronic signatures and authorisations is becoming increasingly common. We’ve had queries about their validity in protocols and other documents and we’d like to clarify that we accept them as an alternative to ink signatures. Working with the …
10 July 2017
We have developed six new eLearning modules as an aid for researchers, R&D staff, study sponsors, research ethics committee members and the wider research community.
The modules are relevant to all four nations of the UK and cover key areas …
21 June 2017
A combined IRAS form that merges the Research Ethics Committee (REC) and R&D forms is now being used across the UK.
Following its successful use for projects where the lead NHS R&D office is based in England, the single IRAS …
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 …