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All research activity at Royal Papworth Hospital is conducted in accordance with Trust approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) which are available to view by clicking on the individual titles of the SOPs in the list below.

Please find attached here a routemap which shows a timelime of SOPs used for clinical trials.

The SOP Committee meets regularly to design and review the SOPs. For more information please email Vikki Hughes
Please note that forms, guidelines, templates and information sheets are available on the guidance documents, templates and forms page.


New SOP's for Review:

SOP011 Archiving of Research Studies.

SOP013 Trial Master File Creation and Maintenance.

SOP034 Research Studies: Trust Confirmation of Capacity and Capability to Conduct Research Studies.

SOP037 Amendments to Research Studies.

SOP040 Management of External Research Staff - Research Passport Scheme.

SOP041 File Notes.

SOP063 Research and Development - Internal Good Clinical Practice.

SOP067 Tissue Bank (Deposits and Withdrawals).

SOP070 Expedited Trust Approval of Urgent Public Health Research Studies.

SOP072 Supply of Clinical Trials Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP): Dispensing, Returns and Accountability.