The research community section (including information for industry and funders) is arranged as a journey through the research process, with all the detail you need at each stage (including ethical review) available through Resources items and links between pages.
This section contains basic guides to what we do and how to get involved with our work. By following the links, you should be able to find more detail on the areas you are most interested in. We have also published the reports of the public dialogue workshops.
This allows the Secretary of State for Health to make regulations to set aside the common law duty of confidentiality for defined medical purposes. Applications are coordinated through the Confidentiality Advisory Group (CAG).