Setting up your study

For internal researchers

If you are a researcher employed by the Trust, please refer to the Research and Innovation Intranet section, which has extensive advice and documents on how to set up a study. For Trust sponsored studies your Divisonal Research Manager (DRM) will review all documentation prior to requesting sponsor authorisation from designated Research Office staff.

For external researchers and sponsors

If you are new to research or wish to conduct research at the Trust from an external organisation such as a University, Pharmaceutical or Clinical Research Organisation, please read the following guidance carefully. For HRA approved studies:- all official correspondence from the sponsor to MFT such as confirmation of site selection, submission of full local information pack, HRA approval notification and amendments are to be submitted to the Trust Research Office at R&