Study Set Up

These pages are intended to help give you an overview of the ‘approvals’ you need to set-up and run your project, who can help, and the process you need to follow.

Research Governance may loosely be defined as a range of regulations, principles and standards which exist to achieve and improve research quality across all aspects of health and social care. It ensures that health and social care research in England is conducted to the highest standards.

We have produced a step by step guide to the tasks you need to follow when setting up a study sponsored by NBT.

As part of all consultant job planning, research active NBT consultants will need to identify their research activity when they agree their job plans with their Clinical Director and identify Research SPAs explicitly in their job plan. PDF icon Guidance on Allocation of Research SPA time for Consultants.pdf