Introduction to Effective Clinical Trials Management
Do you want to get your internal structures right and enable a flourishing research culture? This foundation course is described as a “good overview of all key topics with good interaction and discussions” and it will present you with practical, strategic and planning advice to ensure your NHS Clinical Research Team can deliver successful commercial trials.
Attend this unique day to engage with your fellow Clinical Trial Managers, share practical experiences and recent case studies, and take helpful tools back to your trust. This useful day will equip you with the new ideas, contacts and motivation you need to deliver an effective clinical trial.
This “informative, well planned and interactive” course will offer practical advice to help NHS Clinical Research Teams tackle the four corners of an effective commercial trial:
- Strategy and planning: challenges and solutions of feasibility planning
- Capacity and capability: putting collaboration, structure and facilities in place
- Recruitment and retention: problems and solutions and strategies for improvement
- Performance management: optimise your patient data to enable targets and time management
Come together to network, learn and share ideas. This interactive seminar will be attended by NHS Trust, Network and Academic Clinical Research Teams including:
- Heads and Directors of Research
- RM&G and Research and Development Managers
- Trial Co-ordinators, Facilitators and Managers
- Research Nurses, Co-ordinators and Administrators
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Previously held in May 2017 in Birmingham, ‘Introduction to Effective Clinical Research Management’ has been described as a “Really good, interactive course” with a “Good overview of all key topics and good ideas”.
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This interactive workshop will be led by Karl Ward, Lead Nurse - Research at The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, previously described as a “good enthusiastic and motivational speaker who knows his topics well”.
|9.30||Registration and Refreshments|
|10.00||Leader’s Opening Remarks and Attendee Introduction|
|10.10||Strategy and Planning|
|Implementing an Effective Clinical Research Strategy|
How a clear strategy was built around business needs
Establishing a board down commitment for clinical research
Practical steps for getting the study off the ground
|Planning the Feasibility: Case Study Example of Starting the Process|
From expression of interest to feasibility planning: trouble shooting changes
|Discussion: Challenges and Solutions of Feasibility Planning|
Working with a strategy to meet the needs on industry, and winning the research is only the first step. This session will examine the variables that can arise between the expression of interest and feasibility planning, and how other services have gone about successfully ascertaining the feasibility of a study.
|11.30||Capacity and Capability|
|How to Establish a Collaborative Environment in Support of Clinical Trials|
Moving from identifying the trust’s specialities to engendering support
When aims and objectives of research fit in with clinical work and standards of care
How to ensure potential lead investigators are fully aware and on board
Ideas to ignite interest levels and strategies to by-pass patient gate keeping
|Supporting the Study: Case Study of Putting the Structure and Facilities into Place|
Streamlining the procedures: simplifying admin procedures and fast-tracking access
|Discussion: How to Ensure your Clinical Research is Carried out to Time and Target|
This is a great opportunity to share your preparation and planning experiences: how have you gone about delivering and what tools have you developed? By identified common problems and potential new solutions, this practical discussion will enable you to engage with your fellow attendees.
Recruitment and Retention
|Recruitment Bottlenecks: Detecting Potential Problems and Identifying Early Solutions|
Where are your patients? Responding to the increasing shift to primary care
Sharing practical measures to increase patient recruitment: finding and motivating people
The right time and the right patient: practical solutions to increase patient recruitment
What draws patients to clinical trials? Recruitment activities and tools
|Patient Retention Case Study: Strategies to Maintain Patient Involvement throughout the Study |
Practical patient retention tools: meeting the challenge of long-term trials
|Discussion: Implementing Strategies for Improving Recruitment Performance|
From the ‘what’ to the ‘how’, this practical session will enable you to delve into the detail of enabling effective recruitment strategies. Share your experience and identifying new tools to make the journey from recruitment to retention a successful one.
|3.00||Performance and Delivery|
|Managing Performance and Delivery: Capturing Hard and Soft Data|
Understanding your organisational baseline – measuring an effective research culture
Improving upon your current performance and delivery – practical tips to mould organisation culture
Supporting protocol design and feasibility to maximise performance
Implementing amendments to positively influence performance
|Reporting Performance and Delivery: Building Relationships and Ensuring Buy-in|
Promoting research outputs to all key stakeholders
|Discussion: Balancing Hard Metrics with Soft Data|
How to ensure effective management and reporting of research activity? Each table will be presented with a problem and asked to devise a best practice tool-kit to address this, based upon their shared experience and expertise.
|4.00||Leader’s Closing Remarks and Attendee Conclusion|
|4.10||Close of Day|
Get your house in order: share practical strategies, build a robust infrastructure, streamline processes and ensure good patient recruitment. Achieve internal support and lay the vital foundation for an effective study delivery with Karl Ward, Lead Nurse - Research at The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, previously described as a “good enthusiastic and motivational speaker who knows his topics well”.
This pricing structure applies across this conference and related events
- NHS or Public Sector for one place £399 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for two or three places (each) £299 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for four places (each) £279 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation for one place £699 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation two or three places (each) £599 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation four or more places (each) £579 + VAT
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