The vast majority of UKCRC activities are designed to address and improve complex UK-wide issues within the context of a devolved UK health research environment.
The results of a mapping exercise undertaken to identify the differences and similarities between the four UK nations with respect to UKCRC activities is summarised in the section below.
The information has been provided to be used as a tool to inform and aid discussions and to facilitate UK-wide working by the Health Departments, clinical research networks, industry and other UKCRC Partners and stakeholders. It is not intended to be a comprehensive reference on the structure and function of the UK Government or the health service. The information is provided in good faith, however UKCRC and its Partner organisation take no responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies. Please note that Annexes 6 (UKCRC Registered Clinical Trials Units) & 7 (Regulatory and Governance) have not yet been updated in 2012.
For further information, or to provide an update on any of the sections, please contact Sarah Qureshi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annex 1 Government and Civil Service structures
Annex 2 Health Service structures
Annex 3 R&D management within the Health Departments
Annex 4 Additional costs of funding research in the Health Service
Annex 5 Clinical Research Networks
Annex 6 UKCRC Registered Clinical Trials Units
Annex 7 Regulatory & Governance
Annex 8 Workforce
Annex 9 Incentives
Annex 10 Patient and Public Involvement