Browsing All posts tagged under »clinical trials«

MPs call for action to improve clinical trial setup and transparency

September 18, 2013 by


The Commons Science and Technology Committee has published its report on clinical trials following the inquiry it held earlier this year. It has made a number of recommendations to improve the conduct of clinical trials in the UK and increase public trust and awareness.

New rules from the HRA to ensure registration and publication of clinical trials

September 16, 2013 by


The Health Research Authority has published plans to ensure researchers register trials and publish the findings for others to learn from.

Further discussion of the EU Clinical Trials Regulation in Europe

September 5, 2013 by


We have supported a briefing on the EU Clinical Trials Regulation ahead of trialogue negotiations between MEPS, the Council and Commission.

Talking to everyone about clinical research

July 15, 2013 by


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


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

Clearing the path to the cure for type 1

June 12, 2013 by


It's Diabetes week. Sarah Johnson, Director of Policy and Communications at JDRF, tells us about the role of the UK in the international drive to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes and outlines some of the challenges.

Health Research Authority – ensuring research findings are published

May 15, 2013 by


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.