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How to guide: Getting your practice ready to do research

This guide describes the things you need to do to get your practice ready to start doing research i.e. the steps you should take before your first study.

Key information you should be aware of:


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Full guide

Considering what you want to do:

Practices should consider what types of research projects are of interest, and how much time and resource they are able to make available for research. As a guideline, practices may consider:

Getting your staff ready and aware of what they need to do


Preparing a research file and documents:

Getting contracts in place:

Advice and support are available from the Clinical Research Network (CRN) and West Yorkshire Research and Development (WYRD):


Informing patients:

Other initiatives to consider:

Glossary of Acronyms and Terms


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