This foundation course has been specifically designed for people working in NHS clinical research who are new, would like a refresher, or would benefit from taking one day out to focus on contracts. By being part of this day will not only receive up-to-date information and practical examples, but in this structured, yet interactive format, you will be able to hear other attendees’ reactions and feedback to what is being presented.
Many attendees to this event completed an evaluation form, and we are pleased to share with you some of the comments made about this day:
Great introduction to legal aspects of clinical research agreements, plenty of opportunity to ask questionsUniversity of Southampton
Good explanations and examples providing context for quite tricky contentWelsh Ambulance Service
Event was informative and detailed with good examplesUniversity Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
Summary of acceptable and unacceptable changes to mNCA/mCTA is very helpful. Case studies were interesting and helped my understanding of the subject in practical settingsUniversity Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
Very good discussions, speakers able to answer all questionsSurrey & Borders NHS Foundation Trust
Very interesting to have legal representative and also David’s experience to explain practical application sand scenariosTaunton & Somerset NHS Trust
Very educatingSurrey & Borders NHS Foundation Trust
The documentation from Introduction to Structuring and Reviewing Clinical Research Contracts - October 2015 which took place on 14 October 2015 in Birmingham, includes the following presentations:
- Fundamentals of Clinical Research Contracts - • Examining what is included in the clinical research model contract • Sharing practical insight: simplifying terminology and levels of coverage explained • Understanding different elements of contract risk • Allocation of rights and responsibilities, and governance check • Unmasking essential confidentiality, indemnity and intellectual property issues • Practical hints and tips on setting out and embedding finances • Model non-commercial clinical trial agreement (mNCA) and material transfer agreements • Confidentiality clauses and Confidentiality Agreements
- An Introduction to Making Modifications to the Standard Model Contracts for Clinical Research - • Introduction to the suite of model contracts: what they cover and when to use them • Sharing examples of common areas of negotiation and modifications, and avoiding classic pitfalls • Gaining legal insight into acceptable changes: ensuring you are covered • Inclusion of foreign law provisions when working with international companies
- Essential Guide to Contracting Outside of the Clinical Research Model Agreement Remit - • Understanding the range of clinical studies and their different contracting needs • Reviewing the benefits and risks of formal contracts vs. appropriate documentation • What key areas should trusts focus in on for nonstandard agreements? • A quick guide to Human Tissue Agreements: when might the protocol be enough? • Best practice sub-contracting outside the NHS and between NHS organisations • Foreign sponsors: overcoming the tricky aspects of working with the US and Europe • Understanding the requirements of IMP Manufacturing
- Legal Clinic: Common Areas of Dispute and Practical Examples of Clinical Research Contracts - • Avoiding disputes: essential insight to safeguard your interests • Practical guidance and experienced reassurance: quick legal insight into areas of concern • Examples and case studies of common hurdles and trip points for NHS Trusts
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