Clinical Trials

What will I learn?
The course comprises a series of presentations and workshops, supplemented with distance learning activities. You’ll cover:

  • GCP/GMP legislation (including preparation for inspection)
  • clinical trial set-up and management
  • manufacture of IMPs and QP release
  • clinical trials in specialist areas.

How will I benefit?
This course will give you an opportunity to develop and update your knowledge and skills, and gain experience on a variety of aspects of Good Clinical Practice relating particularly to the conduct of clinical trials.

Day 1

  • Clinical trials in the UK – an overview
  • Clinical trial set-up
  • Workshop
  • Costing template
  • Advanced therapies
  • CTA submission – getting it right first time
  • Workshop.

Day 2

  • Clinical trials in oncology and haematology
  • Clinical trials in radiopharmacy
  • Clinical trials in paediatrics
  • Role of R&D in trial management
  • IMPs v nIMPs
  • Workshop.

Day 3

  • QP release and workshop
  • Importation of clinical trials
  • Performance management
  • Work of the HRA – the future of clinical trials approvals
  • Regulatory changes
  • MHRA inspection preparation
  • Workshop.

The 2018 course programme and leaflet will be available approximately 3 months prior to the course. However, you can view and download the 2017 course details for further information by clicking the course leaflet and course programme link. 

The course will be particularly relevant to you if you have an interest in pharmacy with a leaning towards the provision, facilitation and evaluation of clinical trials in health care, and the preparation and supply of materials for trials. The course is suitable if you have general or specialist experience in clinical trials, or if you’re wishing to gain an understanding of trials before moving into this field.


What did our 2016 delegates say about the course?

This has been a fantastic course, the contexts and the quality of the speakers have been outstanding and the workshops have been very thought provoking. An outstanding personal and professional experience" Ipswich Hospital

"An extremely well organised stuctured course. Excellent speakers in varying topics. Course is suited to all levels working within a trials setting informative for all" Royal Bournemouth Hospital

"Fast paced, innovative course. Great for networking. The course has given me lots of new ideas to take back and implement into my practise" St Vincent's University Hospital

"A well organised, up to date course with expert speakers covering all aspects of clinical trials, a must for those new to the role" Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust

Course Director:
Lynn Morrison - Regional Quality Assurance Pharmacist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
A range of other specialists drawn from the NHS will present individual sessions

The Clinical Trials course has been jointly organised by the NHS, Technical Specialist Education and Training (TSET) and the University of Leeds.


Fees include:

  • cost of tuition
  • course materials
  • lunches
  • light refreshments
  • course dinner.

Weetwood Hall Conference Centre and Hotel
Otley Road
LS16 5PS

Bed and breakfast accommodation at Weetwood Hall Hotel can be booked on behalf of delegates if required and this will be added to your invoice. We have negotiated the special rates per night:

Sunday evening, bed and breakfast: £85
Monday - Tuesday evening, bed and breakfast: £89

+ 44 (0)113 343 2494

Jenna Kellett
CPD, Conference & Events Co-ordinator
CPD Conference and Events Unit
Faculty of Engineering,
University of Leeds