Resources and tools

Study set-up tools
To discuss how the study set-up tools and processes we use can benefit commercial studies, please speak to your local Industry Operations Manager or call our national Study Support Service help desk: +00 44 (0)113 34 34 555.

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Costing templates

The Industry Costing Templates provide a framework for transparent cost display and calculation to support swift local site budget negotiations when performing commercial trials in the NHS.

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Model Clinical Trial Agreements

Model Clinical Agreements for IMP and device studies involving Sponsors and/or CROs in Secondary and Primary Care settings. Designed to be used ‘off the shelf’ without modification to speed up study set-up and are available for a range of various research scenarios. 

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Local pharmacy review of research studies

Guidance documents have been created to support the transfer of information between Pharmaceutical/Contract Research Organisations (CROs) and NHS Pharmacies to support smooth set up and delivery of studies.


Videos and recorded webinars (slides with audio)
Learn more about the services we provide and the work we do.



NIHRtv is the NIHR's dedicated channel on YouTube which hosts a variety of video content describing the wide variety of work undertaken by the NIHR. For example, a series of videos relating to our Focus on Biosimilars campaign.


Delivering commercial research in the NHS - recorded webinar

This webinar describes how the National Institute for Heath Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network supports the life sciences industry to deliver clinical trials in the NHS in England.