Site Development Series

Clinical Trial Feasibility and Capacity Planning Tool

1. GENERAL INFORMATION Full Study Title and Trial Number: Sponsor: PI Undertaking Study: Intended Study Commencement Date: HREC Submission Date: Date of Site Selection: Assigned Lead CTC: Start Up Primary Contact Sponsor/CRO: Name: Email: Study Primary Contact Sponsor/CRO: Name: as above Email: Sponsors Intended Commencement Date: HREC Approval Date: 2. RECRUITMENT Would any of [...]

June 23rd, 2020|

Site Development Series: What Your Clinical Trial Participants Really Care About

A clinical trial participant’s experience matters more than ever, not only because we want them to be valued and have a good experience, but because policies, industrial regulations and awareness are driving healthcare services such as clinical research like never before. Clinical trial Participants should trust Investigators and clinical trial coordinators with their health. When [...]

May 15th, 2018|

Site Development Series: Creating Buyer Personas for Your Research Site

Business success in clinical research is elusive. Like all business, including clinical research, to be successful or to be able to provide the service you hoped for, it is important to ensure viability and sustainability of your enterprise first. By this, I mean quite simple things, such as being able to assure your team [...]

February 5th, 2018|

Site Development Series: Know Your Value Before You Grow It!

There is no secret to developing and expanding an investigative site, the requirements involve a conscientious identification of subjective and objective criteria that highlight the opportunities for growth and the supporting controls needed to reinforce developmental phases. Focus must be on all staff participating in study conduct including clinical trial coordinators, principal and co-investigators [...]

August 9th, 2016|

Site Management Series: Using Social Media for Recruitment in Clinical Trials (PART 2): Responsibilities, Regulations and Due Diligence

In my last blog I discussed, from a clinical research site perspective, some of the benefits that social media, particularly Facebook, can have for a developing site by increasing recruitment tool options, allowing new avenues for distribution of study-specific information and providing trial access to a previously untapped population of potential participants. Flow on [...]

February 18th, 2016|

Site Management Series: Using Social Media for Recruitment in Clinical trials (Part 1): Site Perspectives, Benefits and Considerations

Social media and in particular social networking sites such as Facebook can play an increasingly important role when it comes to clinical trial recruitment planning, execution and development. The challenge of clinical trials for research sites is typified most aptly by an ability to recruit an identifiable population, both appropriately and expeditiously. Therefore, the [...]

February 14th, 2016|

Site Management Series: Clinical Research Study Design

WHY is study design important in clinical trials research? The importance of a well-designed study including a statistically valid analysis plan cannot be understated in clinical trials. A good study design, appropriate to the population, therapy and question will: allow the value of new therapies to be isolated from random variations or fluctuations identify [...]

February 2nd, 2016|

Precautious measures against COVID-19

To reduce the spread of COVID 19, we will be contacting participants before their appointments to ensure they are well. In order to protect both participants and staff, we have implemented daily temperature checking for all. This continuous monitoring is the only way to reduce the incidence of infection. We trust you understand that we have your best interests at heart and hope you stay well.

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