Is it Research, Clinical Audit or Service Evaluation?

Only research projects should follow the guidance on this page. This information should be used in conjunction with the Trust’s Registration and project authorisation approval procedure

To determine whether your project is a research project, use this Guidance table

Projects that are Clinical Audit or Service Evaluation should be registered with the Trust Clinical Audit Department.

The Clinical Audit team can be contacted at:
Osprey House, Lynfield Mount Hospital
Telephone: 01274 251663/4/2

email: joanna.shinners@bdct.nhs.uk

Research projects

All research projects must be registered with the Heath Research Authority (HRA) Details on how to apply for their approval can be found here https://www.hra.nhs.uk/approvals-amendments/what-approvals-do-i-need/

After HRA approval has been gained the Trust will issue approval and confirmation of our capability and capacity.

For further information about how to apply contact the R&D Dept by email.