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Meeting Industry Expectations:
NHS Guide to Winning Commercial Research

Gain insight into the key components to attract and secure commercial contracts

Wednesday 10th September 2014, Maple House, Birmingham

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  • To enhance the professional identity of Members of the Institute. 
  • To facilitate communications between Members by providing a forum for discussion. 
  • To promote good relations with other healthcare related groups. 
  • To provide opportunities for learning and development to enhance professional competence. 
  • To enhance public confidence and understanding of clinical research.


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  • October 1 C32 - Study Delivery Skills for Clinical Researchers
  • October 1 - Trainers' Forum
  • October 9-10 C34 - Skills & Competencies of a Clinical Trials Manager 
  • October 15 C35 - Introduction to the Principles of GCP 
  • October 22 C36 - The Essentials of Essential Documents - Managing the TMF
  • October 23 C37 - Aim High: Practical Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Audit/Inspection
  • October 24 - Project Management Forum
  • October 29 C38 - Effective Accompanied Visits

Future events - Save the date 

  • December 9 C40 - Impact of the EU Regulation NEW COURSE
  • December 10-11 C48 - Essential Line Management NEW COURSE

If you would like to register an Interest in any of these events please send an email quoting the Event name and course number to: icrenquiries@yahoo.co.uk.

We will notify you 24 hours before event registration opens to the public.


ICR Publications Career guidance ebooks - free download

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  • To Be a CRA[pdf/542KB] An eBook with information about how to become a Clinical Research Associate (CRA). 
  • To Be a CTA [pdf/524KB] An eBook about the role of the Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA). 
  • To be a pharmacy professional [pdf/569KB] An eBook about the role of the pharmacy professional in clinical research. 


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The ICR Guide to Freelancing New 2013 edition Hundreds of ICR members already work as consultants or freelance contractors, and many more clinical research professionals are considering it. Anyone working freelance needs to feel confident they comply with business and tax regulations, and that their venture will succeed. 

  • Clinical Trial Design - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Archiving Clinical Trial Documents - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Outsourcing Clinical Research Projects - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Statistics in Clinical Research - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Management & Leadership Essentials - Updated summary coming soon Communication & Presentation Skills - Updated summary coming soon 


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