Browsing All posts tagged under »health«

HRA to explore role in streamlining the process of getting NHS R&D permissions

November 6, 2012 by


The Health Research Authority is trialling whether it could centralise some of the general checks that all research studies need to undergo before they can be approved by individual NHS R&D and research ethics committees

Our say on plans for regulating research and education & training in the NHS

October 19, 2012 by


We have submitted evidence to the bill team working on the draft Care and Support Bill, raising issues about the impacts of these proposals for research for the committee of MPs and peers to consider as they scrutinise the draft Bill.

How we want the NHS Commissioning Board to deliver research and innovation

September 27, 2012 by


AMRC has joined with funders and supporters of medical research in the UK to comment on the draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board and what it means for research.

EU publishes proposal to improve regulation of clinical trials

July 18, 2012 by


The European Commission has published a new Regulation to update the EU Clinical Trials Directive.

Caldicott review to hear from medical research charities next Tuesday

July 3, 2012 by


AMRC has been invited to give evidence to the Caldicott review next Tuesday. Here we outline some of the issues we plan to raise - and ask for your thoughts.

Are commercial trials of new drugs and treatments important to the NHS?

April 4, 2012 by


The Guardian hosted an interesting debate online on Friday afternoon looking at the role of commercial trials in the NHS.

Interesting announcements for health research in George Osborne’s statement today

November 29, 2011 by


George Osborne made his autumn statement today. This included an extra £200 million investment in science, some new measures to support small and medium sized enterprises and an update of the plan for growth – both reporting on what the government have achieved so far and setting out some new objectives. He also confirmed that […]