Events

  • Events across Barts for International Clinical Trials Day

    18 May 2017

    Displays, talks and activities across Barts Health NHS Trust in May
  • Public Health Research (PHR) Information Events

    24 May 2017

    Our Research Design Service (RDS) is organising a number of events which offer an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of our Public Health Research (PHR) programme.
  • International Clinical Trials Day- Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    24 May 2017

    A series of activities to mark International Clinical Trials Day 2017
  • CRN East Midlands - Good Clinical Practice Refresher - Nottingham

    30 May 2017

    This is a half day course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training, a practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.
  • CRN East Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice - Nottingham

    31 May 2017

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS.
  • Building Research Partnerships - workshop

    31 May 2017

    Research workshop with Barts Health
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - “Welcome to the CRN” Induction Webinar

    01 June 2017

    Targeted at new research staff
  • GCP Refresher course

    05 June 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Greater Manchester - Research Practitioner Essentials - 5th & 13th June 2017 - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

    05 June 2017

    Greater Manchester - Research Practitioner Essentials
  • Annual Symposium for Clinical Research Professionals

    06 June 2017

    Symposium for Clinical Research Professionals
  • Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (Wessex)

    06 June 2017

    Introduction to Good Clinical Practice
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    06 June 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Aims

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The session has a practical focus with the key aim being that participants know what to do to practice excellent GCP when they return to their workplace to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of patients are always protected.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of GCP. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in improving processes and standards within their own work area.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    6 June 2017

    09.00 – 16.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • CRN East Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice - Northampton

    06 June 2017

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS.
  • North East and North Cumbria - Radiation Regulations

    08 June 2017

    Topics include: Ionising radiation and its use in medicine; the Regulations and Regulatory bodies; risk assessments for IRAS applications; the role of the Medical Physics Expert in assessing these risks considering; ARSAC certificates when and how to apply.
  • North East and North Cumbria - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    08 June 2017

    This course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training and it runs for 3 hours.
  • Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (Wessex)

    09 June 2017

    Introduction to Good Clinical Practice
  • Introduction to GCP

    09 June 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • GCP Refresher course

    09 June 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Fundamentals of Clinical Research – 9th & 16th June 2017

    09 June 2017

    Who is the course aimed at?

    This 2 day course is primarily aimed at research delivery staff that have contact with research participants (e.g research nurses, clinical research officers, clinical research assistants etc.) Staff should be involved in research for at least 6 months.

    Course objective

    To provide a foundation of knowledge to enable you to develop your practice as a Clinical Research Professional. It offers the opportunity to gain an understanding of the management and running of clinical studies. You will be able to apply relevant knowledge and skills gained from the course to your working environment and you will be able to build on your experience.

    This CRN course is free to NIHR funded research delivery staff and those working on NIHR portfolio studies.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    9th June 2017

    09.00 – 17.00

    &

    16th June 2017

    09.00 – 16.15

    Further information

    If you require any further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • UCLPartners Quality Forum on Digital Health and Quality of Care

    09 June 2017

    Join UCLPartners for the next Quality Forum on Friday 09 June 2017, with a focus around Digital Health and Quality of Care.
  • People are Messy and Patient & Public Involvement and Engagement event (South London)

    10 June 2017

    A special film screening of the new play, 'People are Messy', will be showcased at our patient and public involvement event at Governor's Hall, St. Thomas' Hospital
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - Pennine Care FT

    12 June 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction
  • North East and North Cumbria - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    13 June 2017

    An introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the EU Directives, UK Regulations and Research Governance Framework requirements covering clinical trials and other NIHR Portfolio studies conducted in the NHS.
  • North East and North Cumbria - Communicating in Clinical Research

    13 June 2017

    This course was developed to follow the 'Introduction to Informed Consent in Clinical Research' course (ICCR).
  • North East and North Cumbria - Introduction to Informed Consent in Clinical Research

    13 June 2017

    Enables an understanding of the ethical and legislative frameworks underpinning the research consent process and the principles and responsibilities of consent in clinical research.
  • Good Clinical Practice Refresher (Wessex)

    14 June 2017

    Good Clinical Practice Refresher
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - Nowgen Centre, Manchester

    14 June 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - 14th June 2017 - Nowgen Centre, Manchester
  • Greater Manchester - ICTD film screening - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

    14 June 2017

    A free-to-watch screening of the theatre production "People Are Messy".
  • North East and North Cumbria - Open Data Platform Webinar

    14 June 2017

    This introductory session will enable users to utilise the basic key features of the Open Data Platform.
  • Introduction to Good Clinical Practice in a paediatric setting (Wessex)

    15 June 2017

    Introduction to GCP in a paediatric setting
  • CRN North West London GCP Refresher Training

    15 June 2017

    Book your place on this Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher Workshop
  • 'People are Messy' - Film Screening & Research Fair - Newcastle

    15 June 2017

    ‘People are Messy’ is a Theatre of Debate production which shows the dramatisation of patient and public involvement within health research. This will be followed by an interactive session where the audience will be asked to participate and contribute to a national survey.
  • Good Clinical Practice Refresher

    16 June 2017

    9am to 12.30pm

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator

    Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk

    Tel: 0117 3421376

  • The Role of the NHS Laboratory Professional in the Development, Evaluation & Implementation of New Tests

    19 June 2017

    This free meeting will explore the needs of the NHS, Industry and academia working in the development, validation and evaluation of tests and new ways of working
  • GCP Refresher course

    20 June 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • CRN Kent, Surrey and Sussex Annual Conference

    21 June 2017

    CRN Kent, Surrey and Sussex Annual Conference looking at the future of clinical research delivery
  • CRN East Midlands - Valid Informed Consent - Derby

    21 June 2017

    This module is designed to enhance understanding and practice related to receiving consent, building on participants’ understanding of the Principles of GCP.
  • CRN Wessex Driving Digital Conference

    22 June 2017

    Visioning the future of digital technology in mental health dementia and neurological research studies
  • Greater Manchester - Informed Consent in Adults Lacking Capacity - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

    22 June 2017

    Greater Manchester - Informed Consent in Adults Lacking Capacity - 22 June 2017 - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    23 June 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Aims

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The session has a practical focus with the key aim being that participants know what to do to practice excellent GCP when they return to their workplace to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of patients are always protected.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of GCP. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in improving processes and standards within their own work area.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    23 June 2017

    09.00 – 16.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Good Clinical Practice Refresher - Bristol

    23 June 2017

    Southmead Hospital, Bristol
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher – Salford Royal

    26 June 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher – 26 June 2017 – Salford Royal
  • CRN East Midlands - Next steps in delivering Clinical Research - Lincoln (formerly known as Fundamentals of Clinical Research)

    27 June 2017

    This two day course is primarily aimed at research delivery staff that have contact with research participants (e.g research nurses, clinical research officers, clinical research assistants) new to research posts (in post for less than 12 months). Those in post for more than 12 months may attend as a refresher. The NIHR GCP course is a prerequisite for this course.
  • North East and North Cumbria - Cancer Researchers Intro Course

    27 June 2017

    urse Self enrolment Aimed at newly appointed oncology research staff, this course pre-supposes only a basic understanding of biology. Topics covered include ‘What is cancer? cell biology, diagnosis & investigations and cancer treatment.
  • Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) funding programme workshop

    27 June 2017

    Our Research Design Service (RDS) is hosting a workshop for prospective RfPB applicants to learn more about the funding programme and to develop their research ideas.
  • Introduction to GCP

    28 June 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • NIHR Grant Applications - seminar & support event

    28 June 2017

    Are you planning to submit a grant application to NIHR? Our Research Design Service (RDS) is holding a one-day event aimed at helping you to improve your chances of success.
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Let’s Talk Trials

    28 June 2017

    Aims

    This one day workshop is designed to provide participants with an insight into the necessary communication skills needed to receive true valid informed consent from trial participants.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the SPIKES model of communication to enhance their practice back in the workplace and enable conversations with participants to be more effective.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    28 June 2017

    09.30 – 16.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • North East and North Cumbria - Introduction to Informed Consent in Clinical Research

    29 June 2017

    Enables an understanding of the ethical and legislative frameworks underpinning the research consent process and the principles and responsibilities of consent in clinical research.
  • CRN East Midlands - Commercial Trials Lifecycle workshop - Nottingham

    29 June 2017

    This course aims to provide a foundation of knowledge around the process of getting involved in commercially sponsored and funded research to enable you to develop your site to get involved in commercial research.
  • CRN Wessex Oral and Dental Speciality meeting

    29 June 2017

    Delivering to the oral and dental portfolio
  • North East and North Cumbria - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    29 June 2017

    This course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training and it runs for 3 hours.
  • CRN East Midlands - Commercial Costing Template Workshop - Nottingham

    29 June 2017

    This 2-hour course is aimed at research staff who intend to be involved with working with commercial costing and contracts or require an understanding of the process.
  • Introduction to Good Clinical Practice

    30 June 2017

    From 9am to 4.30pm

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator

    Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk 

    Tel: 0117 342 1376

  • Fundamentals of Good Clinical Research

    03 July 2017

    9.30am to 4.30pm

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator

    Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk

    Tel: 0117 3421376

  • CRN East Midlands - Introduction to Clinical Practice - Leicester

    05 July 2017

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS.
  • North East and North Cumbria - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    05 July 2017

    This course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training and it runs for 3 hours.
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - “Welcome to the CRN” Induction Webinar

    06 July 2017

    Targeted at new research staff
  • CRN Wessex Research Nurse, Research Midwife, Clinical Trial Practitioner and Research Allied Health Professional Forum

    07 July 2017

    Join us in July for the CRN Wessex Research Nurse, Research Midwife, Clinical Trial Practitioner and Research Allied Health Professional Forum
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    07 July 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Course information

    This three hour course is for experienced research delivery staff who:

    • Have previously completed either taught or online GCP training
    • Have recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environment
    • Have a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks.

    Aims

    The purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    7 July 2017

    09.00 – 13.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Good Clinical Practice Refresher

    10 July 2017

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk Tel: 0117 3421376
  • Greater Manchester - Working in the CRN - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

    11 July 2017

    Greater Manchester - Working in the CRN - 11th July 2017 - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
  • Working in the Clinical Research Network – Free Course in North Thames

    11 July 2017

    This course gives an overview of the role of the Clinical Research Network for nurses and allied health professionals new to posts in research
  • North East and North Cumbria - Open Data Platform Webinar

    11 July 2017

    This introductory session will enable users to utilise the basic key features of the Open Data Platform.
  • GCP Refresher course

    12 July 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - Salford Royal

    12 July 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - 12 July 2017 - Salford Royal
  • North East and North Cumbria - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    12 July 2017

    Self enrolment An introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the EU Directives, UK Regulations and Research Governance Framework requirements covering clinical trials and other NIHR Portfolio studies conducted in the NHS.
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to research methodology and practice

    13 July 2017

    Are you a specialist registrar or senior core trainee who wants to get involved in research, interpret papers, understand statistics, or just learn a little more about research? Come to a one day, free, introductory course including lunch and coffee on Thursday 13 July from 9am to 4:30pm.
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Valid Informed Consent

    17 July 2017

    Aims

    This half-day workshop is designed to provide the opportunity to explore the consent process in more depth covering Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations, which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The workshop also covers practical issues and some scenarios to enhance learning.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of the valid informed consent process. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in the consent process back in the workplace.

    NB: This course would be useful to anyone involved in the consent process, not just training for those actively receiving consent in practice.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    17 July 2017

    08.50 - 13.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • CRN East Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice - Nottingham

    17 July 2017

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS.
  • CRN East Midlands - GCP Refresher - Nottingham

    18 July 2017

    This is a half day course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training, a practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research
  • Introduction to GCP

    19 July 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Introduction to GCP

    20 July 2017

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk - Tel: 0117 3421376
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    24 July 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Aims

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The session has a practical focus with the key aim being that participants know what to do to practice excellent GCP when they return to their workplace to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of patients are always protected.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of GCP. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in improving processes and standards within their own work area.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    24 July 2017

    09.00 – 16.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    24 July 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Aims

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The session has a practical focus with the key aim being that participants know what to do to practice excellent GCP when they return to their workplace to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of patients are always protected.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of GCP. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in improving processes and standards within their own work area.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    24 July 2017

    09.00 – 16.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Research open day at The Royal Free

    01 August 2017

    Save the date
  • North East and North Cumbria - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    01 August 2017

    This course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training
  • Introduction to GCP

    08 August 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • North East and North Cumbria - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    08 August 2017

    An introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the EU Directives, UK Regulations and Research Governance Framework requirements covering clinical trials and other NIHR Portfolio studies conducted in the NHS.
  • North East and North Cumbria - Open Data Platform Webinar

    10 August 2017

    An introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the EU Directives, UK Regulations and Research Governance Framework requirements covering clinical trials and other NIHR Portfolio studies conducted in the NHS.
  • Valid informed consent - Training course

    22 August 2017

    One in our series of education courses in North Thames
  • Greater Manchester - Research Practitioner Essentials - 24th & 31st August 2017 - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

    24 August 2017

    Greater Manchester - Research Practitioner Essentials
  • CRN East Midlands - GCP Refresher - Nottingham

    24 August 2017

    This is a half day course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training, a practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research
  • CRN East Midlands - Valid Informed Consent - Nottingham

    24 August 2017

    This module is designed to enhance understanding and practice related to receiving consent, building on participants’ understanding of the Principles of GCP
  • RDS Residential Grant Writing Retreat

    04 September 2017

    Our Research Design Service (RDS) is offering a unique opportunity for health and social care professionals across the South West and South Central regions to attend a week-long Residential Grant Writing Retreat at Dillinton House, Ilminster in September 2017.
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - Stepping Hill Hospital

    05 September 2017

    GCP Refresher - 5 September 2017 - Stepping Hill Hospital
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    05 September 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Course information

    This three hour course is for experienced research delivery staff who:

    • Have previously completed either taught or online GCP training
    • Have recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environment
    • Have a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks.

    Aims

    The purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    5 September 2017

    09.00 – 13.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • GCP Refresher course

    07 September 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Introduction to Good Clinical Practice

    07 September 2017

    9am to 4.30pm

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator

    Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk 

    Tel: 0117 3421376

  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - “Welcome to the CRN” Induction Webinar

    07 September 2017

    Targeted at new research staff
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Fundamentals of Clinical Research – 8th & 15th September 2017

    08 September 2017

    Course objective

    To provide a foundation of knowledge to enable you to develop your practice as a Clinical Research Professional. It offers the opportunity to gain an understanding of the management and running of clinical studies. You will be able to apply relevant knowledge and skills gained from the course to your working environment and you will be able to build on your experience.

    This CRN course is free to NIHR funded research delivery staff and those working on NIHR portfolio studies.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    8th September 2017

    09.00 – 17.00

    &

    15th September 2017

    09.00 – 16.15

    Further information

    If you require any further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Laboratory Skills for Researchers

    12 September 2017

    Thames Valley & South Midlands - Laboratory Skills for Researchers
  • North East and North Cumbria - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    12 September 2017

    Self enrolment An introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the EU Directives, UK Regulations and Research Governance Framework requirements covering clinical trials and other NIHR Portfolio studies conducted in the NHS.
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - Pennine Care FT

    13 September 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction
  • North East and North Cumbria - Open Data Platform Webinar

    13 September 2017

    This introductory session will enable users to utilise the basic key features of the Open Data Platform.
  • Introduction to GCP

    15 September 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Building Research Partnerships- CRN Wessex

    15 September 2017

    A free & educational event bringing the public & researchers together to make research better
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    18 September 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Aims

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The session has a practical focus with the key aim being that participants know what to do to practice excellent GCP when they return to their workplace to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of patients are always protected.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of GCP. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in improving processes and standards within their own work area.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    18 September 2017

    09.00 – 16.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Introduction to GCP

    19 September 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • GCP Refresher

    19 September 2017

    9am to 12pm

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator

    Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk

    Tel: 0117 3421376

  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    21 September 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Course information

    This three hour course is for experienced research delivery staff who:

    • Have previously completed either taught or online GCP training
    • Have recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environment
    • Have a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks.

    Aims

    The purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    21 September 2017

    08.30 - 12.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

     

  • North East and North Cumbria - Adults Lacking Capacity

    21 September 2017

    A practical workshop to provide an overview of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and enable researchers to put the principles of The Act into Practice.
  • GCP Refresher course

    22 September 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - Nowgen Centre, Manchester

    25 September 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - 25 September 2017 - Nowgen Centre, Manchester
  • Introduction to GCP

    25 September 2017

    One in our series of GCP education in North Thames
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Let’s Talk Trials

    25 September 2017

    Aims

    This one day workshop is designed to provide participants with an insight into the necessary communication skills needed to receive true valid informed consent from trial participants.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the SPIKES model of communication to enhance their practice back in the workplace and enable conversations with participants to be more effective.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    25 September 2017

    09.30 – 16.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • CRN East Midlands - Commercial Costing Template Workshop - Leicester

    28 September 2017

    This 2-hour course is aimed at research staff who intend to be involved with working with commercial costing and contracts or require an understanding of the process.
  • CRN East Midlands Commercial Trials Lifecycle Workshop - Leicester

    28 September 2017

    This course aims to provide a foundation of knowledge around the process of getting involved in commercially sponsored and funded research to enable you to develop your site to get involved in commercial research.
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    03 October 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Aims

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The session has a practical focus with the key aim being that participants know what to do to practice excellent GCP when they return to their workplace to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of patients are always protected.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of GCP. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in improving processes and standards within their own work area.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    3 October 2017

    09.00 – 16.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • ELFT - Mental Health Research in East London Conference

    04 October 2017

    ELFT - Mental Health Research in East London Conference
  • CRN East Midlands - Good Clinical Practice Refresher - Northampton

    05 October 2017

    This is a half day course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training, a practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - “Welcome to the CRN” Induction Webinar

    05 October 2017

    Targeted at new research staff
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Valid Informed Consent

    06 October 2017

    Aims

    This half-day workshop is designed to provide the opportunity to explore the consent process in more depth covering Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations, which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The workshop also covers practical issues and some scenarios to enhance learning.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of the valid informed consent process. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in the consent process back in the workplace.

    NB: This course would be useful to anyone involved in the consent process, not just training for those actively receiving consent in practice.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    6 October 2017

    08.50 - 13.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • GCP Refresher course

    09 October 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Introduction to GCP

    09 October 2017

    9.15am to 4.30pm

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator

    Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk

    Tel: 0117 3421376

  • Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - Nowgen Centre, Manchester

    10 October 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - 10 October 2017 - Nowgen Centre, Manchester
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - The Christie

    11 October 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - 11 October 2017 - The Christie
  • Introduction to GCP

    11 October 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • CRN East Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice - Leicester

    11 October 2017

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS.
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher – Salford Royal

    12 October 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher – 12 October 2017 – Salford Royal
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    16 October 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Course information

    This three hour course is for experienced research delivery staff who:

    • Have previously completed either taught or online GCP training
    • Have recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environment
    • Have a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks.

    Aims

    The purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    16 October 2017

    09.00 – 13.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • GCP refresher course

    17 October 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    19 October 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Aims

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The session has a practical focus with the key aim being that participants know what to do to practice excellent GCP when they return to their workplace to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of patients are always protected.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of GCP. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in improving processes and standards within their own work area.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    19 October 2017

    09.00 – 16.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • GCP Refresher course

    20 October 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - The Christie

    25 October 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - 25 October 2017 - The Christie
  • CRN East Midlands - Next steps in delivering Clinical Research - Market Harborough Leicestershire (formerly known as Fundamentals of Clinical Research

    30 October 2017

    This two day course is primarily aimed at research delivery staff that have contact with research participants (e.g research nurses, clinical research officers, clinical research assistants) new to research posts (in post for less than 12 months). Those in post for more than 12 months may attend as a refresher. The NIHR GCP course is a prerequisite for this course.
  • CRN East Midlands - Good Clinical Practice Refresher - Leicester

    01 November 2017

    This is a half day course is for experienced research delivery staff who have previously completed GCP training, a practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    02 November 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Course information

    This three hour course is for experienced research delivery staff who:

    • Have previously completed either taught or online GCP training
    • Have recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environment
    • Have a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks.

    Aims

    The purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    2 November 2017

    09.00 – 13.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - “Welcome to the CRN” Induction Webinar

    02 November 2017

    Targeted at new research staff
  • Greater Manchester - Communication & Consent within the Paediatric Setting - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

    09 November 2017

    Greater Manchester - Communication & Consent within the Paediatric Setting - 9 November 2017 - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    10 November 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Aims

    This full-day workshop is designed to provide a basic introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The session has a practical focus with the key aim being that participants know what to do to practice excellent GCP when they return to their workplace to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of patients are always protected.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of GCP. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in improving processes and standards within their own work area.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    10 November 2017

    09.00 – 16.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Valid Informed Consent

    14 November 2017

    Aims

    This half-day workshop is designed to provide the opportunity to explore the consent process in more depth covering Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations, which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The workshop also covers practical issues and some scenarios to enhance learning.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of the valid informed consent process. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in the consent process back in the workplace.

    NB: This course would be useful to anyone involved in the consent process, not just training for those actively receiving consent in practice.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    14 November 2017

    08.45 - 12.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • GCP Refresher course

    14 November 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Laboratory Skills for Researchers

    14 November 2017

    Thames Valley & South Midlands - Laboratory Skills for Researchers
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - Nowgen Centre, Manchester

    16 November 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Refresher - 16 November 2017 - Nowgen Centre, Manchester
  • Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction – Salford Royal

    16 November 2017

    Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction – 16 November 2017 – Salford Royal
  • Introduction to GCP

    20 November 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Let’s Talk Trials

    20 November 2017

    Aims

    This one day workshop is designed to provide participants with an insight into the necessary communication skills needed to receive true valid informed consent from trial participants.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the SPIKES model of communication to enhance their practice back in the workplace and enable conversations with participants to be more effective.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    20 November 2017

    09.30 – 16.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Valid informed consent - Training course

    21 November 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Greater Manchester - Informed Consent in Adults Lacking Capacity - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

    23 November 2017

    Greater Manchester - Informed Consent in Adults Lacking Capacity - 23 November 2017 - Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
  • Introduction to GCP

    24 November 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Introduction to GCP

    24 November 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • INVOLVE Conference

    28 November 2017

    As INVOLVE turns 21 this year, the conference will celebrate successes, demonstrate how we can learn together from challenges and barriers, share good practice and energise the public involvement community to strive to the next level. The conference will highlight INVOLVE's new national leadership areas identified by "Going the Extra Mile," and be led by the launch of the public involvement standards.
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Fundamentals of Clinical Research – 29th November & 6th December 2017

    29 November 2017

    Course objective

    To provide a foundation of knowledge to enable you to develop your practice as a Clinical Research Professional. It offers the opportunity to gain an understanding of the management and running of clinical studies. You will be able to apply relevant knowledge and skills gained from the course to your working environment and you will be able to build on your experience.

    This CRN course is free to NIHR funded research delivery staff and those working on NIHR portfolio studies.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    29th November 2017

    09.00 – 17.00

    &

    6th December 2017

    09.00 – 16.15

    Further information

    If you require any further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Greater Manchester - GCP Introduction - Stepping Hill Hospital

    05 December 2017

    GCP Introduction - 5 December 2017 - Stepping Hill Hospital
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - “Welcome to the CRN” Induction Webinar

    07 December 2017

    Targeted at new research staff
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    08 December 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Course information

    This three hour course is for experienced research delivery staff who:

    • Have previously completed either taught or online GCP training
    • Have recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environment
    • Have a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks.

    Aims

    The purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    8 December 2017

    08.30 - 12.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Valid Informed Consent

    08 December 2017

    Aims

    This half-day workshop is designed to provide the opportunity to explore the consent process in more depth covering Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the requirements of the NHS Research Governance Framework, EU Directives and UK Regulations, which cover NIHR Portfolio studies and clinical trials conducted within the NHS. The workshop also covers practical issues and some scenarios to enhance learning.

    Expected Learning Outcomes

    Following the course, participants will have a demonstrable understanding of the background and practical implications of the valid informed consent process. This understanding is intended to be a foundation for action about translating principles into practice and give participants the confidence to take a proactive role in the consent process back in the workplace.

    NB: This course would be useful to anyone involved in the consent process, not just training for those actively receiving consent in practice.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    8 December 2017

    08.50 - 13.30

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • GCP Refresher course

    13 December 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • GCP Refresher course

    13 December 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • Thames Valley & South Midlands - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher

    13 December 2017

    A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.

    Course information

    This three hour course is for experienced research delivery staff who:

    • Have previously completed either taught or online GCP training
    • Have recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environment
    • Have a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks.

    Aims

    The purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you.

    Booking

    To book a place please log into or create an account on the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s learning platform, CRN Learn (https://learn.nihr.ac.uk/).

    Please access this using your Google Chrome browser.

    13 December 2017

    09.00 – 13.00

    For further Information please email: training.crnthamesvalley@nihr.ac.uk

  • Introduction to GCP

    19 December 2017

    One in our series of GCP education courses in North Thames
  • GCP Refresher

    12 January 2018

    From 9am to 12pm

    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator

    Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk

    Tel: 0117 3421376

     

  • Introduction to GCP

    07 February 2018

    9.15am to 4.30pm


    Contact: Donna Burnham, Network Administrator

    Email: donna.burnham@nihr.ac.uk

    Tel: 0117 3421376

  • North East and North Cumbria - Adults Lacking Capacity

    15 March 2018

    Self enrolment A practical workshop to provide an overview of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and enable researchers to put the principles of The Act into Practice.