The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Key Documents


Research and Innovation Strategy

The Research and Innovation Strategy, Engagement Document and Information for Patients leaflet are now available, outlining our aims and visions for the next five years as well as how you can get involved in research.

Research & Innovation Strategy 2015-20 (15.6 MB)
Research & Innovation Engagement Document (789 KB)
Clinical Research - Information for patients (1.7 MB)
NIHR Leeds Clinical Research Facility - Patient and Public Involvement Strategy 2015-17 (933 KB)
The Leeds Children's Hospital - Research & Innovation Strategy (1.7 MB)

LTHT R&I Policies

LTHT Intellectual Property Policy (206 KB)
New LTHT Research Governance Policy (239 KB)
LTHT Research Misconduct & Fraud Policy (211 KB)
LTHT Policy on Industry Funded Research (11 KB)

R&I Guidance Notes

Research study confirmation process - Guidance for Researchers
Template Protocol writing guidance (91 KB)
Peer Review Guidance for Researchers (20 KB
Peer Review Proforma (74 KB)
Peer Reviewer's Checklist (10 KB)
Research Leads for CSU Approval
Lead/Chief Investigator Guidance (308 KB)

Good research practice for Doctors - Guidance
Key Service Support (KSS) Department Contact Details
Draft Capacity and Capability Guidance CS  
Capacity and Capability Assessment Form

Template CSU approval letter

Clinical Research Delivery Staff

Induction Resource for Clinical Research Delivery Staff **NEW PDF**

Printable forms from Clinical Research Delivery staff Induction Resource **NEW**

New guidance: Managing Trust research doctors & clinical research fellows

Guidance is now available on recruiting, training and supporting Trust research doctors and clinical research fellows. We wish to ensure that these non-training grade medical staff are fully supported and supervised in conducting the research element of their role and this guidance sets out key requirements.

Clinical research fellows - guidance for managers and clinical supervisors (41 KB)
Clinical research fellow template job description (48 KB)
Clinical research fellow template person specification - medicine (50 KB)
Clinical research fellow template person specification - surgery (46 KB)

R&I Costing

R&D Approval Flow Chart (905 KB)

Industry Costing Template
Standing Financial Instructions (33 KB)

CTIMP Documents

CTIMP Standard Operating Procedures

CTIMP Checklists

CTIMP Templates

Contacting Support Departments


Guidance for Researchers (318 KB)
Form 1 (330 KB)
Form 2 (354 KB)


 IRMER Form (108 KB)


Guidance for Researchers (99 KB)
Pharmacy Request Form

Essential Documents (52 KB)


Pathology Form


Research Histopathology Assessment Form (317 KB)


Approval request form (18 KB)

Leeds Dental Institute

Research Leaflet (2.5 MB)
DenTCRU (Dental Translational and Clinical Research Unit) (335 KB)

Human Tissue Act (HTA)

Tissue Transfer Agreements for Non HTATissue Transfer Agreement (non HTA) (54 KB)

Tissue Transfer Agreements for HTA

Guidance Notes (34 KB)
Tissue Transfer Agreement (HTA) (60 KB)

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

NIHR: What can we do for you?

NIHR Funding Opportunities Booklet