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VAT – Research is still ‘out of scope’

July 22, 2013 by

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Changes to VAT coming into force on 1 August are causing some confusion

Consultation on changes to Scottish clinical research networks

July 22, 2013 by

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The Scottish Chief Scientist Office is inviting comments on the proposed new structure for clinical research networks.

Talking to everyone about clinical research

July 15, 2013 by

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How do you explain clinical trial participation to patients with communication disabilities? The authors of an aphasia-friendly booklet tell us how they did it, and what they've learned.

Changes to the Clinical Research Network

June 26, 2013 by

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The restructure of the Clinical Research Network aims to improve consistency across England, so more studies take place, and more patients can participate.

Health Research Authority – ensuring research findings are published

May 15, 2013 by

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Registration of clinical trials will be a condition of REC approval. HRA has outlined what it will do to overcome barriers to transparency, ensure researchers adhere to plans and present results back to patients.

Clinical Trials – proportionate regulation is necessary but not sufficient

May 2, 2013 by

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Last week we gave evidence to the Science and Technology Committee on barriers facing clinical trials and possible solutions to increase their effectiveness.

New NICE guidance on how to appraise health technology

May 1, 2013 by

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NICE has revised its guidance on how to carry out a health technology assessment. This blog outlines some of the changes that are most relevant to medical research charities.