27 June 2016
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a statement of aspiration on how health research can be improved by working collaboratively with young people, children and their parents which is welcomed by the Health Research Authority.
The HRA fully supports …
17 June 2016
The HRA Approval Programme today issues an update on performance.
HRA Approval for new studies is being issued in line with plans. Requests for HRA Approval for existing studies and for amendments has been higher than expected, and actions for …
26 May 2016
HRA presentations were well attended at this year’s NHS R&D Forum Annual Conference which took place on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 May in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
The conference, delivered in association with the HRA, attracted more than 400 delegates of R&D …
23 May 2016
The HRA and INVOLVE today issued an evidence briefing and guidance on involving the public in health and social care research and the relevance of public involvement to the role of Research Ethics Committees.
Based on the available evidence the …
10 May 2016
The HRA is receiving a far higher number of amendments than we anticipated. This has started at a rate of more than 100 per day which, if sustained, would suggest 30,000 plus amendments per year (noting that last year RECs …
4 April 2016
HRA Approval is now the process for applying for approvals for all project-based research in the NHS led from England. It replaces previous systems including the NIHR Coordinated System for gaining NHS Permission (CSP). For any new studies that are …