NHS Research & Development Capacity and Capability

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The NHS R&D department involved with the research project will conduct a formal assessment to establish feasibility of the research study by :

  1. Assessing – Assessing if the Trust has the capacity and capability to participate in the study by reviewing:
    • Minimum Document Set received
    • Principal Investigator or Local Collaborator required
    • Required population to meet the recruitment target
    • Staff available to deliver the study
    • Site selection visit
  2. Arranging – Put practical arrangements into place to provide the capacity and capability to deliver the study successfully:
    • Agreement of Statement of Activities
    • Study specific training
    • Confirmation from services involved
    • Confirmation from outsourced services
    • Agreement of financial arrangements
    • Letters of access/honorary contracts
  3. Confirming – Confirm that the Trust has the capacity and capability to deliver the study to time and target, through mutual confirmation of the Statement of Activities for non-commercial studies or sign-off of a formal agreement between the Sponsor and the Trust
    • HRA Approval Received
    • Fully executed agreement/statement of activities
    • Letter of agreement between trust and organisation
    • Confirmation email of capacity and capability