Our services when delivering a grant application include:

  • Assisting with grant applications and costings
  • Helping to identify appropriate clinical trial teams
  • Developing timelines and plans.

Services once funding has been awarded include:

  • Developing timelines and plans to assist with the time-to-target agenda (including the ‘70-day clock’)
  • Coordinating the development and review of essential documentation
  • Preparing submissions to ethical and regulatory bodies
  • Regular production of progress reports to ethics committees, regulatory authorities and funding bodies
  • Budget management (and, for Guy’s and St Thomas’ budgets, cost centre set-up)
  • Acting as a point of contact for sites participating in the clinical trial and developing effective and regular communication with key personnel for multi-centre trials
  • Being a key liaison with the clinical trial sponsor
  • Assisting central laboratories in setting up their processes in order to receive and analyse samples from clinical trial patients
  • Liaising with the supplier(s) of investigational medicinal product (IMP)
  • Working with the database developer, data manager and trial statistician to ensure systems and documentation are in place for data capture
  • Being a source of knowledge and advice on the clinical trial and on wider clinical research legislation and governance.