Addictions research resources
PURE - Publications & Research
Online Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training
Useful links (local)
Research or audit?
Guidelines to help researchers and RECs to decide what is appropriate/inappropriate for submission to RECs (pdf 20KB)
NRES Leaflet: Defining research (pdf)
Differentiating audit, service evaluation and research v1.1 July 06 (pdf 23KB)
NHS Research and Development Forum guidance on categorising and managing research and related projects Jul 2006 (external link)
In all cases applicants should contact the local REC chair or email firstname.lastname@example.org to determine if ethical approval is required.
Clinical Knowledge Summaries (formerly PRODIGY)
Research Materials - The Maudsley Addiction Profile
Developed as part of the NTORS study by academics at the National Addiction Centre, the MAP is a brief, structured interview for treatment outcome research. The MAP was designed as a core research instrument and is recommended for treatment services wishing to undertake outcome studies.
Download the MAP