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:

SOP076 Transport, Storage and Environmental Monitoring of IMP's (Investigational Medicinal Products)

SOP035 Using the Research Governance Database (EDGE)

SOP085 Monitoring Research Studies - External Monitors and Remote Monitoring

SOP016 Monitoring Research Studies - Non CTIMP





Title Tags Description
Monitoring Research Studies (SOP 016).pdf SOP016 SOP016
SOP085 Monitoring Research Studies - External Monitors and Remote Monitoring v1.0 FINAL.pdf R&D SOP085
SOP084 Direct to Patient Delivery of IMP version 1.0 FINAL.pdf R&D SOP084
Freezers Management of R&D Freezers (SOP 029).pdf R&D SOP029
Data Management Plan (SOP078).pdf PTUC SOP078
Dealing with Misconduct and Fraud Good Research Practice (SOP052).pdf R&D SOP052
Data Management Overview (SOP 077).pdf PTUC SOP077
SOP075 Quarantine of IMP's (Investigational Medicinal Products) v3.0 FINAL.pdf SOP075 SOP075
Using the Research Governance Database (SOP035).pdf SOP035 SOP035
Transport, Storage and Enviromental Monitoring of IMP's (SOP 076).pdf SOP076 SOP076
Handling of Drug Alerts and Recalls of Investigational Medicinal Products (IMPs) or other trial related drugs (SOP074).pdf SOP074 SOP074
GCP Training for Research Staff (SOP 049).pdf SOP049 SOP049
Trial Master File Creation and Maintenance (SOP013).pdf SOP013 SOP013
Tissue Bank (Deposits and Withdrawals) (SOP 067).pdf SOP067 SOP067
Archiving of Research Studies (SOP 011).pdf SOP011 SOP011
Amendments to Research Studies (SOP 037).pdf SOP037 SOP037
Trust Confirmation of Capacity and Capability to Conduct Research Studies (SOP034).pdf SOP034 SOP034
File Notes (SOP 041).pdf SOP041 SOP041
Supply of Clinical Trials Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP) Dispensing Returns and Accountability (SOP 072).pdf SOP072 SOP072
Expedited Trust Approval of Urgent Public Health Research Studies (SOP 070).pdf SOP070 SOP070