Mon 12 Jul 2021
Video & Slides

Featuring presentation videos and accompanying slides: Designed to advance attendees understanding and hone governance processes for clinical trial contracts, this workshop looked directly at the practicalities of different types of contract and reinforced what each contract says.

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Research Governance Guide to Clinical Trials Contracts
On-demand 4 hours £299+VAT

4 hours Continuing Professional Development

This interactive course was adapted for Research Governance teams following the successful ‘Structuring and Reviewing Contracts for Clinical Research’ online workshop run in 2020. Led by David Powell, this course was described as “A well run workshop which has clearly been carefully cultivated to provide a good mixture of knowledge and first hand experiences within contracting”. With specific focus on:

  • Examining the nuances of clinical research contracts and overview NHS indemnity
  • Exploring 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 a guide to Material Transfer Agreements: when might the protocol be enough?
  • Identifying how to avoid disputes and safeguard your interests
Introduction, instructions and chair's opening remarks
David Powell, Research Contracts Adviser, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Research Governance Guide to Clinical Trials Contracts
Question, answer and discussion session
Making modifications to the standard model contracts for clinical research
Question, answer and discussion session
Contracting outside of the clinical research model agreement remit
Question, answer and discussion session
Common areas of dispute and practical examples of clinical research contracts
Question, answer and discussion session

First-hand speaker experiences

David has been described as “calm and knowledgeable”, sharing “clear and concise information” and “relevant content”. By working through examples of actual studies of difficult costing, David Powell shared contract templates and protocols, identified potential problems and showed attendees what to look for.

Job Title:
Research Contracts Adviser
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

David began his career in clinical laboratories where he developed an interest in blood coagulation and thrombotic disorders. While working for a private laboratory in London he gained an MSc in Haematology and Molecular Biology and specialised in flow cytometry. He then moved to South Carolina where he worked on therapeutic human monoclonal antibody development.

Back in the UK David worked as Commercial Research Manager in Cardiff where he was responsible for commercial trial setup, contracting and costing before moving to a similar position in Southampton. He has extensive knowledge of clinical research contracts gained through his involvement in the development of the model commercial and non-commercial clinical research agreements and extensive experience of contract negotiation in his present position of Research Contracts Adviser for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

Interview with the leaders: what this workshop will offer

David has recorded a video sharing his routes into Research Governance, what his current biggest challenges are and why- plus who should attend this workshop and what you will take away.

Pricing structure

  • £299 + VAT for you to download and view in your own time
  • Click on 'Book Place' and complete your details

Terms and conditions

Purchase Fees 

You will receive an instant payment option or invoice on completing the booking form. Once your payment has been made, you will be given the access details to view the presentations on-demand. 

Certification of Attendance 

Please notify us when you have viewed the complete set of presentations. A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will then be sent to you so that you have a record of your continuing professional training and development. 

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Past attendee feedback

Here is some feedback on the excellent content from the professionals who attended:

"First course attended on line, time frame and organisation spot on"

"Very good"

"Good over arching summary of common contracts, suitable for someone who is new to the role with some knowledge"

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