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Research governance is important

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 09 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:365
  1. Mick E Bond, research manager (
  1. North Derbyshire Public Health Network, Chesterfield S41 7PF

    EDITOR—I have experience of obtaining research governance approval from both sides, as a primary care trust research management and governance manager and as an active researcher who has recently gained approval for a project across the local strategic health authority.1 2

    Firstly, I see no reason why trusts should be asking fellow NHS employees for honorarycontracts.2 All NHS organisations are signed up to research governance, and that should be sufficient proof of their …

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