{{ phone }} {{ location }}

Emergo by UL logo

     

Single Medical Research Regulatory Framework Championed in the UK

|

The UK’s Academy of Medical Sciences has issued a new report recommending the consolidation of medical research regulations and governance under a single entity. The Academy’s report, “A new Pathway for the Regulation and Governance of Health Research,” includes five key components:

  • the creation of a new Health Research Agency (HRA) to oversee all medical research activities in the UK;
  • the establishing of a new National Research Governance Service within the HRA to expedite approval of research studies;
  • improving the overall environment within the UK for clinical trials;
  • improving access to patient data for more effective research;
  • and embedding a culture valuing research within the National Health System.

Access to the Academy’s full report, as well as responses to the proposal, are available here. A more well-oiled research regulatory infrastructure could make the UK a more attractive market in which to conduct clinical trials and gain approval for medical device and IVD products.

Related News

New Guidelines for Medical Technology Issued in the UK

UK Unveils Long-term Telehealth Campaign

Questions? Request more information from our specialists

CONTACT US >