16 March 2017
What are the circumstances under which it is acceptable to use confidential patient and service user information without consent for purposes beyond direct patient care?
This is the core question that the 25 members of the Health Research Authority’s Confidentiality …
7 March 2017
It is with great sadness that we hear of the news of the death of a close friend of the Health Research Authority, Dr Richard Tiner.
A former general practitioner in the South West of England for many years, Richard …
31 January 2017
Registration for this event has now closed due to a large number of expressions of interest. Those who obtained a place will be contacted on Monday 13th February.
London Marriot County Hall, 22 February 2017, 9am-1pm
The Health Research …
31 January 2017
The HRA is encouraging researchers to take a more proportionate approach to the process of seeking consent for participation in research.
Researchers have an ethical and legal obligation to make sure that people volunteering for research projects have the information …
9 January 2017
We’re about to begin work to improve the HRA website – we want to make it easier to access the information you need. We’d love to hear your thoughts on what you like and don’t like about our current site, …
31 December 2016
Three research ethicists with close links to the Health Research Authority have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for a combined total of nearly 45 years’ service to Research Ethics Committees.
Professor Andrew George, deputy vice-chancellor of …