Research and Development

The role of the department is to support and facilitate researchers to undertake high quality research, to provide research governance to ensure the interests of participants, researchers and the Trust are protected through adherence to the local and national regulatory frameworks.

The Research and Development (R&D) Department offers support in:

  • grant applications
  • ethics applications
  • training

The R&D Department is based at:

St Ann’s Hospital 
St Ann's Road
London N15 3TH

You can read the BEH Performance Reports below:

2020/21: Q1Q2

2019/20: Q1Q2Q3Q4

2018/19: Q1Q2Q3Q4

2017/18: Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

Watch the 'Sick of Research - NHS' video below, starring comedian Ruby Wax:

'Sick of Research - NHS' was created by Arturo M. Antolín and is available on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/179169877 

Training

Noclor Joint Research Office Training Courses January 2021

Noclor, the research support service for those involved in mental health, community health and primary care, are pleased to announce their shorter online workshops for January 2021.

 Critical Appraisal workshop will be delivered by experts from our Library and Knowledge Service and feature:

  • Blended learning, which provides the flexibility of digital media with traditional classroom activities
  • Flexible and accessible online courses
  • Virtual classrooms
  • Facilitated break-out sessions
  • Virtual resources

Critical Appraisal Skills

  • Introduce critical appraisal,
  • Describe the major features of quantitative and qualitative research
  • appraise a quantitative and a qualitative research paper

Critical Appraisal Quantitative Workshop

Will be held on Monday 18 January 2021 from 9.30am to 11.00am.

Please register by following link: https://noclorcasquantitative.eventbrite.co.uk

Critical Appraisal Qualitative workshop

Will be held on Monday 25 January 2021 from 9.30am to 11.00am.

Please register by following link: https://noclorcasqualitative.eventbrite.co.uk

These courses are free and open to all staff who have an interest in research (doctors, dentists, nurses, research assistants etc.) working in or associated with North and West London Trusts.

The workshops will take place on Zoom, for further course details, and registration please follow the links above.

GCP Training Course

We are pleased to announce our accredited on-line Good Clinical Practice course which will be delivered by our expert and highly experienced trainer.

It is suitable for any clinical research professional who is conducting clinical trials and needs to be aware of the Good Clinical Practice (GCP) requirements to ensure that the well-being of subjects in a clinical trial is maintained. 

The course meets the required standards for ICH GCP Investigator site personnel training, identified by Transcelerate Biopharma to enable mutual recognition of GCP training among trial sponsors.

This interactive “GCP in Action” course looks at the practical aspects of GCP and how it is applied in your day to day work.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of GCP
  • Outline the significant milestones in the history of GCP development
  • Review the respective responsibilities of Sponsors, Investigators and Ethics Committees in the context of GCP
  • State the purpose of the EU Clinical Trial Regulation and Directives
  • Outline the requirements of the UK statutory instruments highlighting changes as a result of the Regulation
  • Describe the practical applications of GCP

Will be held on Tuesday 26 January 2021 from 9.30 am to 2pm (including a break)

Please register by following link: https://noclorgcp.eventbrite.co.uk

These courses are free and open to staff working in our Noclor Partner Trusts. (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, East London NHS Foundation Trust, Barnet Enfield and Haringey NHS Trust, West London NHS Trust, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, the Whittington NHS Trust and the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust).

The workshops will take place on Zoom, for further course details, and registration please follow the links.