ethics and research governanance
Integrated Research Application System (IRAS)
Online system for applying for permission and ethical approvals for healthcare, social care, or community care research in the UK
 
 
NHS R&D Forum
Information on applying for Research and Development (R&D) approval for research to be undertaken in NHS settings or involving NHS patients or staff
 
 
Health Research Authority (HRA)
The HRA was established in December 2011 to protect and promote the interests of patients and the public in health research, and to streamline the regulation of research.