HRA Approval for cohort 2 (primary care studies) starts on 10th August 2015

posted 16 Jul 2015, 00:21 by Clara Yates   [ updated 16 Jul 2015, 01:54 ]
HRA Approval  will replace existing arrangements for NHS Permission / Assurance.  All new studies meeting the criteria for cohorts 1 (launched 11th May) and 2 (starting 10th August) will go through the new system.  Cohort 2 consists of those studies taking place in primary care in England.  Further information can be found on the HRA website, and potential applicants are advised to read carefully the guidance on the HRA website and to talk to their local R&D office. 
Guidance for practices can be found in the letter attached to this post and in the following HRA document:
Please contact the R&D office if you have any queries about this new process on
Clara Yates,
16 Jul 2015, 01:54