The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Research and Innovation

NIHR Learning Programmes

NIHR Learning Programmes

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) – Introduction and refresher

A mandatory requirement for anyone commencing a role in research, you will be required to complete all six modules before you receive your certificate.  

GCP training must be updated at least every 2 years. This can be done either face to face or via eLearning.

Modules :

Introduction to Health and Social Care Research

Good Clinical Practice

Informed Consent

Data Collection and Documentation

Safety Reporting


You will need to register on the NIHR website with an NHS email address to set up an account and then navigate to Good Clinical Practice

Informed Consent

This course covers the history and principles of informed consent including working with vulnerable adults and paediatrics.

It explores the legal and regulatory requirements and the underpinning ethical principles. It also covers the practical considerations when receiving consent in clinical research.

Principal Investigator Essentials

This course is for those new to the role of the PI and covers the practical elements of the roles and responsibilities of the PI. 

Principal Investigator Masterclass

This Master Class has been designed specifically for PIs to offer practical solutions to enhance effective study oversight and management.  

For informed consent and PI Essentials/Master class visit