NHS Grampian is obliged to meet national research guidelines set out in the Research Governance Framework. It is essential that all clinical research activity is registered and approved by the Research and Development Office on behalf of NHS Grampian prior to a study commencing.
R&D Management Permission (also known as R&D Management Approval) is required for research involving:
Please note - NHS indemnity cover (for negligent harm) is only extended to employees involved in research that have R&D Management Permission from the Research and Development Office. Liability for any activity that has not been registered and approved will not be accepted by NHS Grampian.
The documents required to gain R&D Management Permission which must be obtained prior to study start-up are:
Providing electronic documents will speed up the process considerably.
Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact the R&D Office on 01224 553846 for any further information or guidance.