Study set-up

In developing your research proposal it is important to consider the logistical, financial and ethical aspects of your study. This sections outlines the organisations and people that you may like to engage with in order to develop a study that is feasible in the NHS environment, is eligible for infrastructure support and will stand up to peer review.

research-networksResearch Networks

Clinical Research Networks providing support for the set-up of observational and interventional research studies


portfolioClinical trials portfolio

Eligibility criteria for inclusion of studies on the UK Clinical Research Network Portfolio


tickEthical approval

Information and toolkits to understand and navigate the research ethics approval process


gpcGood Clinical Practice

Routes through which to access Good Clinical Practice training and support