Why are multi-centre clinical observational studies still so difficult to run?

J Sandy, N Kilpatrick, Martin Persson, A Bessel, A Waylen, A Ness, A Ireland

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Abstract

Despite the introduction of IRAS, obtaining R&D approvals for multicentre studies is a major rate limiting step. Our experience with cleft research demonstrates that this approvals process must be drastically and rapidly improved if we wish to continue attract clinical research to the UK.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Dental Journal
Volume211
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Swedish Standard Keywords

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology (30302)

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