This section lists the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) which apply to all healthcare research within the Trust and the UEA as agreed in the NNUH-UEA Joint Research Governance Policy.

If you have queries about the use of these SOPs, or would like to provide feedback please contact either the Research Governance Co-ordinator on 01603 597297 or the Research Governance Administrator on 01603 597305.

This is an  e-learning module for the SOPs  under ‘Local NNUH courses; Trust Policies and guidelines; Research & Development SOP training.  You will need a user name and password to

SOP Reference Title Document
SOP 001 Production, Review Approval and Control of SOPs Related to Research Activities  SOP 001v1.3
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SOP 205 Identifying, Recording and Reporting Adverse Events for Clinical Trials  SOP 205 v2.3
SOP 206 Identifying, Recording and Reporting Adverse Events for Healthcare Research Studies that are not CTIMPS  SOP 206v1.0
Serious Adverse Events Report Form  SAE form V1.3
SOP 210 Breaches of Good Clinical Practice of the Trial Protocol  SOP 210 v3
Form for Protocol Deviation, Violation, Breach or Serious Breach of Protocol or GCP Protocol Deviation Form v1.1
SOP 220 Fraud and Misconduct  SOP 220v1.3
SOP 230 Urgent Safety Measures   SOP 230 v2.1
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SOP 305 Creating and Maintaining a Trial Master File  SOP 305 v1.3
SOP 310 Development of Participant Information Sheet and Informed Consent Form  SOP 310 v3.1
SOP 315 Obtaining Written Informed Consent from Competent Adults in Clinical Trials   SOP 315 v1.3
SOP 320 Developing a Research Protocol  SOP 320 v2.1
SOP 325 Study Start up Activities for Clinical Research Trials  SOP 325 v1.4
SOP 330 Monitoring Clinical Trials  SOP 330 v1.4
SOP 335 Site Study Closedown  SOP 335 v1.3
SOP 340 Clinical Trial Reporting  SOP 340 v1.2
SOP 345 Identifying Trial Patients on Hospital Admission  SOP 345 v1.2
 SOP 350 Designing and Developing a Case Report Form SOP 350 v1.0
SOP 351 Completing a Case Report Form SOP 351 v1.0
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SOP 400 Joint Arrangements for Research Authorisation of Research Sponsorship  SOP 400 v1.3
SOP 405 Obtaining and Maintaining Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Approval for a Clinical Trial SOP 405 v1.3
 SOP 410 Set up and initiation of an Investigator Site  SOP 410 v1.2
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SOP 505 Creating and Maintaining Training Records  SOP 505 v1.2
SOP 510 Medical Cover for Clinical Research Trials  SOP 510 v1.3
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SOP 600 Creating a Statistical Analysis Plan (updated 17/07/2014) SOP 600 v1 3
SOP 605 Sample Size Calculation (updated 17/07/2014) SOP 605 v1 3
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SOP 705 Quality Control and Quality Assurance  SOP 705 v1.3
SOP 710 Audit and Inspection  SOP 710 v1.2
SOP 715 Principles of Clinical Research Laboratory Practice  SOP 715 v1.2
 SOP  720  Risk Assessment of Trials Sponsored by the NNUH and UEA  SOP 720 v1.0
  SOP 725 Capacity Capability and Risk Assessment NNUH Hosted Studies  SOP 725 v1.0
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SOP 800 Documentation Management  SOP 800 v1.2
SOP 805 Clinical Data Management System – CDMS SET-UP  SOP 805 v2.1
SOP 810 Clinical Data Management System- SPECIFICATION, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND DEPLOYMENT  SOP 810 v2.1
SOP 815 Clinical Data Management System- LOCKING AND UNLOCKING THE DATA BASE  SOP 815 v2.1
SOP 820 Clinical Data Management System : MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT SOP 820 v2.1
SOP 825 Clinical Data Management System : VALIDATION  SOP 825 v2.1
SOP 835 Clinical Data Management System: EMERGENCY UNBLINDING  SOP 835 v2.1
SOP 840 Clinical Data Management System: DATA MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY  SOP 840 v2.1
SOP 850 Clinical Data Management System: CLOSEDOWN SOP 850 v2.1
SOP 855 Clinical Data Management System: MANIPULATION OF DATA AFTER EXPORT  SOP 855 v1.2
SOP 860 Clinical Data Management System- DATA REQUEST  SOP 860 v1.1
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SOP 900  Storage and Retention of Research Documents  SOP 900 v1.2
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 Related Pharmacy SOPs
2.9c-1 PHARMACY SERVICES: Procedure for the Labelling Requirements of Investigational Medicinal Products  SOP 2.9c-1 v2
2.9e/1 PHARMACY SERVICES: Procedure for Clinical Trial Services at the Clinical Research and Trials Unit at the University of East Anglia  SOP 2.9e/1 v2.0
 2.9e/2 PHARMACY SERVICES: Standard Operationg Procedure for the Transfer of Investigational Medicinal Products between NNUH Trust sites  SOP 2.9e/2 v2.0
 2.9b/14 PHARMACY SERVICES: Standard Operating Procedure for the Management of IMP Outside Pharmacy  SOP 2.9b/14 v1.0