Registration of Clinical Trials Units – Call for Applications

Submitted by pgmcintosh on Tue, 02/06/2009 - 10:39

The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) is a partnership of organisations working to establish the UK as a world leader in clinical research, by harnessing the power of the NHS. UKCRC’s aim is to re-engineer the environment in which clinical research is conducted in the UK, to benefit the public and patients by improving national health and increasing national wealth. One component of the UKCRC’s aims is to develop and maintain high quality capacity for specialist trial design, conduct and analysis in the UK.

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Online GCP Update Course

Submitted by pgmcintosh on Tue, 26/05/2009 - 11:25

SDRN is pleased to announce that we now have an Online GCP Update Course‘ (in conjunction with the University of Dundee & NHS Tayside). It is recommended that GCP qualification is updated at least every 3 years.

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Annual Report 2009

Submitted by pgmcintosh on Thu, 21/05/2009 - 15:34

The SDRN 2008 diabetes research studies portfolio shows a healthy increase in both total number of studies and total number of participants. We have met and exceeded our projected number of 20,000 participants in trials (representing nearly 10% of our patient population). Although diabetes research is still centred around the four major academic centres and their associated hospitals, there is an increase in activity in the smaller Boards upon which we hope to build.

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Writing Groups 2009

Submitted by pgmcintosh on Fri, 27/03/2009 - 10:27

Call for Expressions of Interest to host Writing Groups – SDRN Writing Groups are intended to promote research activity in diabetes and particularly encourage large scale studies that can be facilitated through SDRN and wider UKDRN. Please see the attached advert that will appear in the BMJ Careers on Saturday 28th March 2009.

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