This section pulls together all the legislation governing health research.
- Standard Operating Procedures
- Governance Arrangements for Research Ethics Committees (GAfREC)
- Questions and Answers – The Human Tissue Act 2004
- Four Nations
- Questions and Answers – Mental Capacity Act 2005
- World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki
- Research Governance Frameworks
- Legal Requirements for Research Ethics Review
The pages include links to external sites, reference documents and explanatory text; many also provide links to other areas of the site, where related information can be found.
We have created these to give you extra detail on key themes, and many of them can be reached from more than one page in the site.
We have also made them searchable, are creating a search category of Resources, and have grouped them together on this page for ease of access.