The BMJ publish the newest, cutting edge academic research, providing professional development solutions and creating clinical decision support tools.

The Clinical Trials Toolkit provides practical advice to researchers in designing and conducting publicly funded clinical trials in the UK.

CONSORT stands for Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials and encompasses various initiatives developed by the CONSORT Group to alleviate the problems arising from inadequate reporting of randomized controlled trials.

We aspire to provide you with a world-class learning experience characterised by scientific rigour, practical relevance, and in particular a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to our teaching and research.

Health and Care Research Wales is a national, multi-faceted, virtual organisation funded and overseen by the Welsh Government’s Division for Social Care and Health Research.

The ISRCTN registry is a primary clinical trial registry recognised by WHO and ICMJE that accepts all clinical research studies, providing content validation and curation and the unique identification number necessary for publication.


The HTA Programme is the largest of the NIHR programmes. They fund independent research about the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests for those who plan, provide or receive care in the NHS.

This Guideline has been developed by the appropriate ICH Expert Working Group and has been subject to consultation by the regulatory parties, in accordance with the ICH Process.

Involve is the UK’s leading authority on public participation. They develop opportunities for engagement, collaboration and accountability that work for both citizens and organisations.


The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency regulates medicines, medical devices and blood components for transfusion in the UK.

The Medical Research Council (MRC) improves the health of people in the UK - and around the world - by supporting excellent science, and training the very best scientists.

The NHS R&D Forum is about leading, promoting, shaping and influencing quality health research and for anyone whose professional role or interests include:The management and quality of health research. The strategic development of health research across the NHS and wider health economy.

The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Partners' goal is to establish the UK as a world leader in clinical research. The UKCRC provides a forum that enables all Partners to work together to transform the clinical research environment in the UK.


The UK Clinical Trials Gateway (UKCTG) helps give people the confidence to join clinical trials, by providing useful information about how trials work – while helping link them to researchers running trials they might be interested in.


We aim to provide a forum for trial managers to network and collaborate as a group and share information on best practice for the effective management of clinical trials.