Events and Training

This events and training directory is a resource for all ECMC staff. Find out about events hosted by the ECMC Network, as well as other training opportunities across the UK. If you would like to post your course on this website, or if you have any comments or feedback, please contact Hannah Brown. You can find websites that list training courses and conferences here.

The ECMC Secretariat is currently reviewing this resource in order to ensure that it meets the needs of the ECMC Network and to investigate if improvements can be made. As part of this a survey is being conducted and we would welcome all views on this resource.

Upcoming Events

22 Feb 2017

Experienced research personnel who have previously completed an Introduction to GCP.
1. UK legislation – Statutory Instrument
2. What’s new in regulations and frameworks
3. Safety reporting
4. Informed Consent Process
5. Recruitment
6. Documentation and data management
7. Principles of GCP

Location: Edinburgh
Provider: Edinburgh Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility

27 Feb 2017

This popular course is great essential core training for anyone working in the field of research management and delivery in health and care. This course is designed for research management, study support and governance teams, as well as for study managers, research nursing staff, research fellows, pharmacists, laboratory managers and ethics committee members; in fact anyone who is looking for a basic overview and learning around how to ensure high quality clinical research in the NHS.

Location: Manchester
Provider: NHS R&D Forum

01 Mar 2017

This course is relevant for those who are conducting or supporting Clinical Trials of an Investigational Medicinal Products (CTIMP) and who have previously undertaken a GCP course and wish to update or re-fresh their knowledge.
It is particularly suitable for those who are conducting or supporting CTIMP and, as such, are required to provide evidence of having maintained and updated their knowledge of GCP.

Location: Glasgow
Provider: Glasgow Clinical Research Facility

01 Mar 2017

Have you ever received specialised training in informed consent other than GCP with actors providing a “real life” learning environment? Are you a research nurse, midwife, assistant, study coordinator or delivery manager? If so, do you feel competent in understanding all considerations, and confident in how to consent a variety of different patient groups including the acutely ill, newly diagnosed, unable to consent, disabled or illiterate?

Location: London
Provider: Wendy Fisher Consulting

06 Mar 2017

This is a practical course delivered by experienced NHS R&D managers who work in the NHS and have direct experience of managing regulatory inspection in their organisations. Sessions include slide presentations but are also interactive and an opportunity to learn and share with peers. An essential workbook will be provided to all delegates.

Location: London
Provider: NHS R&D Forum

07 Mar 2017

Are you confident in the use of AcoRD as a tool to attribute the costs of research that your organisation sponsors? Do you understand the difference between a research cost, treatment cost and service support cost? Do you have concerns over how to complete the new Schedule of Events document, which requires a solid understanding of AcoRD?

Location: Manchester
Provider: Wendy Fisher Consulting

08 Mar 2017

This full day course fulfils the mandatory requirements for GCP training and has been developed by the NIHR in collaboration with the MHRA. It is aimed at newly appointed research professionals and staff i.e. principal investigators, research officers, clinical studies officers, research nurses/practitioners and research administrators who are involved in research studies.

Location: Cardiff
Provider: Health and Care Research Wales

08 Mar 2017

This short course consists of three half days spread over three weeks. During the time we have together we will develop and try out different strategies to help us write and we will look in detail at some of the specific writing tasks that we face in science. In particular, we will spend time on developing a strategy for writing a scientific paper.

Location: Glasgow
Provider: Glasgow Clinical Research Facility

09 Mar 2017

Are you the representative of a sponsor organisation that sponsors multi-centre clinical studies, trials and/or educational projects? If so, are you clear on what is required by the Health Research Authority? Do you have a clear understanding of how the HRA Approval process impacts upon the research undertaken by your organisation?

Location: London
Provider: Wendy Fisher Consulting

14 Mar 2017

The course is appropriate for those who are conducting or supporting Clinical Trials of an Investigational Medicinal Product (CTIMP) and, as such, are required to provide evidence of GCP training.
This course is relevant to individuals who have no previous GCP training and those whose previous GCP training was more than two years ago.

Location: Glasgow
Provider: Glasgow Clinical Research Facility

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