The Department of Health's research governance framework remains an impediment to multi-centre studies: findings from a national descriptive study

Tara Kielmann, Alison Tierney, Rosemary Porteous, Guro Huby, Aziz Sheikh, Hilary Pinnock

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Abstract

We describe our experience of using the standard application form, designed to streamline applications for multi-centre research, to seek approval from all primary care organizations (PCOs) in England and Wales to undertake a single telephone interview with a health service manager.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)234-8
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Royal Society of Medicine
Volume100
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2007

Keywords

  • Accreditation
  • Biomedical Research
  • England
  • Ethics, Research
  • Government Agencies
  • Multicenter Studies as Topic
  • Primary Health Care
  • Time Factors
  • Wales

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