Improving compatibility for cross-boarder research within the UK

The four UK nations are committed to making it easier to carry out research in the UK.

The aim is to make the researcher experience of study set up the same across the UK. Working together, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are developing compatible cross boarder processes.

The Four Nations Policy Group has agreed areas of collaborative work to achieve this aim. to realise the following benefits, an operational group is coordinating the group.

The work will involve the development of information technology, publication, of update guidance, and change managment across the UK.

The programme is supported by the following UKCRC partners:

For further information see the Four Nations NHS/HSC Compatibility Programme here.