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Information and guidance

A number of information sheets and general guidance documents are available to help researchers as follows:

General guidance/information sheets

The Research Management Office has produced a series of guidance/information sheets to assist researchers with many aspects of the research process.

Patient information sheets and ethics

Guidance on writing patient information sheets in relation to applications to Research Ethics Committees can be found on the NRES website.

Patient information leaflet about research

The Trust has produced a generic information leaflet for patients involved in research studies.

Research policies

Here is a copy of our Research Policy and also our Safety Reporting Standard Operating Procedures.

Glossary of terms

A glossary of common research-related terms has also been produced.

Guidance on identifying patients participating in research studies

The department has produced a template for labels to identify the notes of patients who are participating in research studies.

Guidance on archiving study files

Further information on archiving study files is available here.