Accelerated Pathway for Early Phase Trials Update
Improving the efficiency of trial set-up and delivery has been identified as a key priority in the Saving and Improving Lives: The Future of UK Clinical Research Delivery, launched in 2021. The ECMC network has initiated, in partnership with the Health Research Authority (HRA), a project which aims to develop and test revised approaches to set-up of early-phase trials within the ECMC Network.
- Core R&D function (including Directors, managers, contracts, facilitators, finance, and governance).
- Support departments (including radiology, pharmacy, and pathology).
- Delivery teams (including investigators, trial managers [TMs], data managers [DMs], and research nurses).