The governance team will check that all aspects of the research approvals procedure have been properly executed and obtain any outstanding approvals, before Trust Permission can be given. The following will be verified:

  • Internal (Clinical Divisions, support services)
  • Ethics (via IRAS)
  • Regulatory (eg MHRA, ARSAC)
  • Documentation (eg contract, agreements)


TypeWhere to find
Key contacts JRCO
Useful links JRCO - research governance
JRCO - standard operating procedures
NIHR benchmark Within NIHR 70-day benchmark (Day 0-30)
Process map links This activity occurs in the governance stage:
Imperial College London as sponsor
Imperial College Hospital NHS Trust as sponsor
Commercial organisation as sponsor
Non-commercial organisation as sponsor