Training & Events

Research Seminars

These seminars are monthly meetings held every second Friday of the month at 12.30-1.30 in the Benjamin Gooch Lecture Theatre, NNUH and are designed to present and discuss our research and innovation.  Everyone is welcome.
We are looking for new speakers! If you would like to present your research or a research related topic then please contact the R&D office on (01603) 597305

Upcoming Dates for 2017:

Friday 6th October – Cardiology Led

Friday 10th November

Friday 8th December


Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is the international ethical, scientific and practical standard to which all clinical research is conducted. Compliance with GCP provides public assurance that the rights, safety and well-being of research participants are protected and that research data are reliable. Everyone involved in the conduct of clinical research must be competent to perform their tasks, qualified by education, training and experience.

To find a list of the latest face to face training and to book onto GCP courses you will need to register for an account on the CRN Learn website, which can be found here. If you have Previously completed GCP training, there are Refresher courses available. A list for dates in 2017 is also given below.

The sessions are either a full day introduction or 3½ hour refresher. All bookings for these dates will be made through the Learning Management System on the NIHR training website.

On- line training is also available for those unable to make the face to face sessions. For more information about these, please click here or contact the R&D office on 01603 597305.

Further training for those involved with vulnerable adults, paediatrics or working in primary care is also available via LMS. If you cannot find an appropriate course please contact

Dates for Face to Face GCP Training

Introduction to GCP – full day

For those new to research or no experience of delivery of clinical research in the NHS

14-Feb-17 NNUH
4-Apr-17 Ipswich
19-Apr-17 West Suffolk Hospital
14-Jun-17 JPUH
18-Jul-17 Hellesdon
9-Oct-17 NNUH
18-Oct-17 West Suffolk Hospital
1-Dec-17 JPUH

GCP Refresher – half day

For experienced research delivery staff

22-Feb-17 Hellesdon
6-Mar-17 JPUH
3-Apr-17 NNUH
11-May-17 Ipswich
16-May-17 West Suffolk Hospital
27-Jul-17 NNUH
15-Aug-17 Hellesdon
27-Sep-17 JPUH
13-Nov-17 NNUH
29-Nov-17 Ipswich

Information Governance Training

If you require Information Governance Training you can now access an online module here.

To print off the certificate at the end of the course press Ctrl+P on the keyboard. Alternately you can take a screenshot and paste the resulting image into Word or PowerPoint to print and to also save the certificate to a file for your own records.

SOP Training

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