Research Division

Clinical Trial Governance Elements

The elements of research governance include:

  • ethical approval
  • compliance with legislation, regulations, guidelines and codes of practice
  • legal matters, including contracts, and indemnity/insurance frameworks
  • financial management, risk management and site-specific assessment
  • institutional policies and procedures for responsible research conduct
  • reporting requirements

Additional information about key elements that form part of the Clinical Trial Governance framework can be found below.