Structuring and Reviewing Contracts for Clinical Research
By reinforcing what the contract says, and delving into the detail of what that means, this interactive day will introduce new areas with practical exercises that will advance your understanding of clinical research contracts. Last run in November 2020, this unique day was described as ‘Really helpful and enjoyable training. Pitched just right. I learnt a great deal, despite having worked in research contracts for several years and feel more confident about negotiating about the areas covered.’
- This online forum is the equivalent to 5 hours Continuing Professional Development
Featuring highly relevant content and specific examples, this hands-on training session will provide practical information with appropriate depth to enable you to go back to your workplace feeling more confident in reviewing contracts and being aware of what are acceptable and unacceptable changes. By taking the day out you will have an unique opportunity to:
- Meet each other - turn on your videos and microphones in the breakout rooms and really interact with your peers
- Engage with your workshop leaders presentations and Q&A – in the main conference room
- Take part in facilitated interactive sessions – enabled by moderators in the breakout rooms
- Share feedback – using the chat box and moderators sharing content in the main conference room
This one-day course will take your knowledge to the next level of understanding the intricacies of clinical research contracts. Your step by step guide:
- Examine the nuances of clinical research contracts and overview NHS indemnity
- Explore the suite of model contracts: what they cover and when to use them
- Share examples of common areas of negotiation and modifications, and avoiding classic pitfalls
- Gain a guide to Material Transfer Agreements: when might the protocol be enough?
- Identify how to avoid disputes and safeguard your interests
If you have attended a past clinical contracts course, are looking to brush up your understanding or have particular problem contracts in front of you, this case study driven course will progress your understanding with the practicalities of fitting into different types of contract explained using detailed examples of dealing with the nuances. Come together and network with:
- R&D, Contracts and Finance Officers
- Research Nurses
- Clinical Trial Support Co-ordinators
- Industry, Business and Legal Service Administrators
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Last run in November 2020, this interactive online workshop 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. Excellent content particularly within contracting outside of the model agreements”.
Led by David Powell, Research Contracts Adviser, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, the timings will be: 9.10 Registration | 9.40 Start of day | 3.00 Close of day
|Clinical Research Contracts: Understanding the Nuances|
Why are contracts needed?
Which contracts need to be reviewed
Overview of the UK model agreements
Legalese – an introduction to legal terms
Overview of NHS indemnity
|Making Modifications to the Standard Model Contracts for Clinical Research|
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 legal insight into acceptable changes: ensuring you are covered
Inclusion of foreign law provisions when working with international companies
|Contracting Outside of the Clinical Research Model Agreement Remit|
Understanding the range of clinical studies and their different contracting needs
A guide to Material Transfer Agreements: when might the protocol be enough?
Best practice sub-contracting outside the NHS and between NHS organisations
|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
When the model contract is not helpful or does not exist, your workshop leader is able to share case study examples into the modifications, David Powell has been described as “calm and knowledgeable”, sharing “clear and concise information” and “relevant content”.
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- £299 + VAT one NHS or public sector place
- £249 + VAT (each) for two or three NHS or public sector places
- £199 + VAT (each) for four or more NHS or public sector places
- £599 + VAT one commercial organisation place
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