The Association of British Insurers (ABI) have confirmed to the Health Research Authority that participation in clinical trials does not affect eligibility criteria for travel insurance and have now withdrawn their guidance document “Clinical research trials and insurance”.
Accord Update/Training Events 2019
A vacancy for the post of Clinical Trials Monitor has become available within Accord.
Setting up NHS/HSC research in the UK: A UK Local Information Pack will be introduced on 5th of June 2019
ACCORD: Bursaries for patient and public involvement in research
MHRA suspends use of certain Gadolinium contrast agents (GdCAs), and restricts uses of others.
A class 2 medicine recall – action within 48 hours – has now been issued by the MHRA for Magnevist (Bayer plc) and Omniscan Solution (GE Healthcare).
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented on 25 May 2018, together with a new Data Protection Act.
Update to IRAS, the Integrated Research Application System, will introduce a single, e-submission of IRAS Forms and associated documents.
We are writing to draw your attention to a change in the way that NHS costs are reviewed during grant applications. This is being driven primarily by new ways of handling NHS Excess Treatment Costs (ETCs) in England, but will also affect Scottish organisations applying to UK funders.
Changes to IRAS from 18 October 2017
The eHealth IT Security policy is available here: http://www.accord.scot/researcher-access/ehealth-it-security-policy
Statement from the MHRA on inspections of Labs analysing human samples as part of a clinical trial.
Management of Deviations & Violations Training Materials available.
New HRA Approval documents are available
CSO Research Strategy launched October 2015.
The HRA have developed six new eLearning modules as an aid for researchers, R&D staff, study sponsors, research ethics committee members and the wider research community.
Please update your recruitment figures regularly
Integrated Addendum to ICH E6(R1): Guideline for Good Clinical Practice E6(R2)
Downtime notice for EudraCT Results & New Release of EudraCT 10.4.0.0.
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