Review process

CTRG review process chart
  1. Meeting with Research Governance, Ethics & Assurance (RGEA) Team (new researchers only)
  2. Researcher submits draft protocol and risk assessment if available the PIS, ICF, IB/SmPC
  3. Agree review timelines
  4. RGEA reviews protocol and provides comments
  5. Researcher returns amended protocol
  6. Researcher submits complete set of draft documents to RGEA
  7. RGEA checks for completeness
  8. Agree review timelines
  9. RGEA reviews documents and provides comments
  10. Researcher returns amended documents
  11. RGEA assesses amended documents
  12. RGEA final signatory review
  13. Researcher finalises documents
  14. Approval of sponsorship
  15. Submit application to MS IDREC or NHS REC and HRA (if required) and MHRA (CTIMPs only)
  16. Amended documents (at MS IDREC/NHS REC/HRA/MHRA request) sent to RGEA
  1. Researcher submits complete set of draft documents to RGEA
  2. RGEA checks for completeness
  3. Agree review timelines
  4. RGEA reviews documents and provides comments
  5. Researcher returns amended documents
  6. RGEA assesses amended documents
  7. RGEA final signatory review
  8. Researcher finalises documents
  9. Approval of sponsorship
  10. Submit application to MS IDREC or NHS REC and HRA (if required) and MHRA (CTIMPs only)
  11. Amended documents (at MS IDREC/NHS REC/HRA/MHRA request) sent to RGEA