How do I cost my study?

  • Commercial – Sponsor should provide you with an NIHR Validated Industry Costing Template.
  • Non-Commercial – the latest version of the NuTH Costing Tool should be used, please contacting R&D Funding Development Team for NuTH Sponsored Studies. Please work with local Study Team (Team Lead & Coordinator) for Hosted Studies.
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    My HRA Approval Letter states formal confirmation of capacity and capability is not required, what do I do?

  • You will need to contact and provide them with the HRA Approval Letter, R&D will be able to put you in contact with a local study team here at NuTH who will be able to advise if they have a suitable PI/Point of Contact and the capacity to conduct the study.
  • Local R&D Documents will need to be submitted by the study team so we can process this.
  • If you require access to the trust and need to come onto NuTH premises you will need to apply for a research passport to obtain a Letter of Access.
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    What is the portfolio?

    The NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) is the research delivery arm of the National Health Service (NHS), supporting a portfolio of over 5,000 clinical research studies. identifying and recruiting patients onto Portfolio studies, so that researchers can be confident of completing the study on time, and on target. The Central Portfolio Management System (CPMS) is a cloud-based portfolio management system, which has replaced the UKCRN Portfolio and Industry Application Gateway databases.

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