Resources

IRAS - Integrated Research Application System

This website provides a single system to aid in applying for the permissions and approvals required for your research. It is an essential step in making your application for research study approval and will also help you to meet regulatory and governance requirements.

https://www.myresearchproject.org.uk/

Good Clinical Practice

This website provides more information about the Good Clinical Practice training as well as how to register and where the training is taking place.

http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/learning-development/good-clinical-practice/

Department of Health Website

All documentation on current DOH research guidelines and NSF & NICE guidelines.

http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/index.htm

National Institute for Health Research  

The NIHR Clinical Research Network: North Thames helps to increase the opportunities for patients to take part in clinical research, ensures that studies are carried out efficiently, and supports the Government’s Strategy for UK Life Sciences by improving the environment for commercial contract clinical research in the NHS in the North Thames area.

http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/north-thames/

Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID)

Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID) is a research study led by Professor Martin Orrell and Dr Jennifer Wenborn that will evaluate community occupational therapy for people with dementia and their family carers. VALID aims to promote independence, meaningful activity and quality of life for people with dementia and their family carers living in the community.

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/valid/index

NELFT Library

https://www.nelft.nhs.uk/library

NELFT’s Aubrey Keep Library stock books on research methods and facilitates access to journals via Athens accounts. Click here for more information on the Library.

Health Research Authority

http://www.hra.nhs.uk/

National Institute of Health Research

http://www.nihr.ac.uk/

RADAR (Research into Antipsychotic Discontinuation and Reduction)

RADAR is a research programme led by Dr Joanna Moncrieff and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) that aims to provide new evidence on the effects of a gradual programme of antipsychotic reduction and discontinuation in people with long-term schizophrenia and similar conditions. This will support patients and clinicians to make better informed choices about long-term medication.

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychiatry/antipsychotic-discontinuation-and-reduction