The HRA is currently reviewing all its website material to ensure greater consistency in the use of language in conveying standards that should be followed (ethical obligations or best practice) or must be followed (legal requirements). Readers should be aware that the HRA holds both in high regard. For further information please see the HRA website conditions which can be found here.

Confidentiality Advisory Group Patient Involvement Workshop

Published on 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 …

Revised DH contract will benefit researchers and patients

Published on 4 August 2016

The Department of Health (DH) and the Health Research Authority (HRA) have been working together to review the standard DH contract for NIHR funded research. From today research funded by an NIHR research programme will be able to receive payments …

Latest update on performance of HRA Approval issued

Published on 19 July 2016

The HRA Approval Programme today issues another update on performance.

HRA Approval for new studies continues to be issued in line with plans. Requests for HRA Approval for existing studies and for amendments have been higher than expected but have …

HRA statement following the EU referendum outcome

Published on 14 July 2016

Following the result of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, the focus of the Health Research Authority to promote and protect the interests of patients and the public in health and social care research continues.

We …

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