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CLINICAL RESEARCH FACILITIES/CENTRES

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Health Research Board Trials Methodology Research Network (TMRN)

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HRB Clinical Research co-ordination Ireland (HRB CRCI)

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Health Research Board Clinical Research Facility, Galway (HRB CRFG)

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Welcome Trust-Health Research Board Clinical Research Facility, St James’s Hospital (WT-HRB CRF SJH)

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Clinical Research Facility, University College Dublin

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Clinical Research Centre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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Clinical Research Support Centre (Northern Ireland)

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Centre for Advanced Medical Imaging, St James’ Hospital Dublin

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All Ireland Hub for Trials Methodology Research

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HRB Critical Care Clinical Trials Network Ireland (HRB Critical Care CTNI)

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HRB Mother & Baby Clinical Trials Network Ireland (HRB Mother & Baby CTNI)

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HRB Primary Care Clinical Trial Network Ireland (HRB Primary Care CTNI)

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HRB Stroke Clinical Trial Network Ireland (HRB Stroke CTNI)

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CLINICAL TRIAL REGISTRATION

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International Clinical Trials Registration Platform

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European Clinical Trials Database (EudraCT)

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All Trials Initiative

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CLINICAL TRIAL REPORTING

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COMET (Core Outcome Measures in Effectiveness Trials) Initiative Development and application of agreed standardised sets of outcomes, known as ‘core outcome sets’.

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EQUATOR Network Library for health research reporting An international initiative that seeks to improve reliability and value of health research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies.

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PUBLIC AND PATIENT INVOLVEMENT

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IPPOSI – The Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science and Industry Is a patient-led organisation that works with patients, government, industry, science and academia to put patients at the heart of health innovation.

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Public Involvement Impact Assessment Framework (Provides tools to assess the impacts of involving members of the public in their research in individual projects)

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The James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnerships

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INVOLVE UK website for resources on Public and Patient Involvement in rese

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PPI cost calculator

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SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH FUNDING APPLICATIONS

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Investigators seeking the support of the HRB CRF-C must register with the HRB CRF-C if they have not previously done so using HRB CRF-C Investigator Application Form

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To request HRB CRF-C assistance with a funding application an investigator should complete and forward a HRB CRF-C Grant Application Support Request Form (GASRF)

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HRB-CRCI checklist for guidance on trial costs

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“Defining Feasibility and Pilot Studies in Preparation for Randomised Controlled Trials: Development of a Conceptual Framework” by Eldridge S. et al.

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“The PRECIS-2 tool: designing trials that are fit for purpose” by Louden et al.

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“A process for Decision-making after Pilot and feasibility Trials (ADePT): development following a feasibility study of a complex intervention for pelvic organ prolapse” by Bugge C et al.

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“Developing and Evaluating Complex Interventions” by MRC, UK

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“Process evaluation of complex interventions: Medical Research Council guidance” by Moore GF. et al.

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“Using natural experiments to evaluate population health interventions: Guidance for producers and users of research evidence” by MRC, UK

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Consort 2010 Statement: updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomised trials

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SQUIRE Guidelines: provides a framework that authors can use when developing proposals or writing research articles about quality improvement

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HIQA Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies in Ireland (2018)

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HIQA Guidelines for the budget Impact Analysis of Health Technologies in Ireland (2018)

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HIQA Guidelines for Evaluating the Clinical Effectiveness of Health technologies in Ireland (2011)

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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN CLINICAL TRIALS

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IPPOSI has launched an information campaign about clinical trials – www.clinicaltrials.ie and supporting leaflets – that aimed to inform patients and the general public about taking part in clinical trials. This website provides information on clinical trials for:

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Adults

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Children under 8 years

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Children aged 8 to 12 years

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Children aged 13 to 18 years

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BIOBANKING

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OECD Guidelines on Human Biobanks and Genetic Research Databases

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ISBER Best Practices for Repositories

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Molecular Medicine Ireland Biobanking Guidelines

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NCI Best Practices for Biospecimen Resources

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DATA MANAGEMENT AND SHARING AND FAIR PRINCIPLES

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Digital Curation Centre: How to develop a data management and sharing plan and examples

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UK Concordat on Open Research Data (July 2016)

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Guidelines on FAIR data management plans in Horizon 2020

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FAIR data principles FORCE 11

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FAIR at the Dutch centre for Life sciences

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Registry of Research Data Repositories

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Zenodo Data Repository (OpenAIR)

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CLINICAL TRIAL REGISTRATION

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International Clinical Trials Registration Platform

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European Clinical Trials Database (EudraCT)

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All Trials Initiative

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CLINICAL TRIAL REPORTING

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COMET (Core Outcome Measures in Effectiveness Trials) Initiative: development and application of agreed standardised sets of outcomes, known as ‘core outcome sets’

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EQUATOR Network Library for health research reporting: an international initiative that seeks to improve reliability and value of health research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies

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