The HRA protects and promotes the interests of patients and the public in health and social care research.

We work to make the UK a great place to do research where more people have the opportunity to participate in health and social care research and continue to feel safe when they do.

Consultation on UK Policy Framework

Please let us know your views on the new UK Policy Framework for research conduct and management.

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What we do

HRA Approval

We’re rolling out a single approval process for all study types taking place in the NHS in England. Keep up to date with our progress and provide feedback.

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Patients and the public

Find out how we involve patients and the public in the HRA’s work to improve health research design, delivery and regulation.

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HRA News

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