Clinical Trials Toolkit
Practical guidance on regulatory and governance requirements when testing safety or efficacy of a medicinal product.
MRC Data and Tissues Toolkit
Practical guidance on regulatory and governance requirements when using personal information and/or human tissue samples in research.
Adults lacking capacity to consent to research toolkit
Guidance on the application of UK law to research involving adults who lack capacity/have borderline capacity/may lose capacity to consent.
Enabling Research in Care Homes (Enrich)Toolkit
Information, tools, case studies and further resources for facilitating research in care homes.
Experimental Medicine Toolkit
Support for investigators, research managers and ethics committees in assessing the risks and devising strategies in experimental medicine studies.
Offender Health Research Network Toolkit
Guidance for researchers within the criminal justice system.
UK Stem Cell Toolkit
A reference tool for those who wish to develop a programme of stem cell research and manufacture. It applies only to the regulation of human stem cells and their use in the laboratory and clinical settings.
Enabling people with aphasia to participate in research: resources for stroke researchers
Guidance to help researchers to enable people with aphasia to participate in clinical research.
As part of developing your research idea, you may find it helpful to refer to the following resources and toolkits which incorporate good research practice and provide documents and links that can inform the design of your research.
The toolkits also provide tailored guidance to help steer you through the relevant regulatory approvals process.
Building on the support available from your local NHS or university R&D department, our Research Design Service (RDS) can help you to formulate your research idea into a robust proposal. It offers: