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
Royal Papworth Sponsorship of Research Studies (SOP048).pdf SOP048 SOP048
Research and Development Internal Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Audit (SOP 063).pdf SOP063 SOP063
Management of External Research Staff - Research Passport Scheme (SOP 040).pdf SOP040 SOP040
Destruction of Waste IMP (Investigational Medicinal Product) (SOP081).pdf SOP081 SOP081
Training Records for Research Active Staff (SOP 002).pdf SOP002 SOP002
SOP082 Returns of IMP to Pharmacy version 1.0 FINAL.pdf SOP082
Urgent Safety Measures (SOP 071).pdf SOP071 SOP071
Reference Safety Information (RSI) (SOP 079).pdf SOP079 SOP079
Email Correspondence Study Related (SOP 064).pdf SOP064 SOP064
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Production, approval and review (001).pdf SOP001 SOP001
Roles and Responsibilities for the Conduct of Research Studies and Clinical Trials including CTIMPs (SOP 055).pdf SOP055 SOP055
Change of Investigator (SOP 038).pdf SOP038 SOP038
Subcontracting of Research Activities (SOP 066).pdf SOP066 SOP066
Code Breaking Unblinding of Clinical Trials Training and Procedure Testing (SOP 069).pdf SOP069 SOP069
sop-route-map updated 26.09.2019.pptx
Informed Consent for Research Studies (SOP 003).pdf SOP003 SOP003
Ethics Approval of Research Studies(SOP 005).pdf SOP055 SOP005
Protocol Non Compliance (SOP 050).pdf SOP050 SOP050
Adverse Event Reporting (SOP 012).pdf SOP012 SOP012
Preparation of Regulatory Progress Reports including Periodic Safety Reporting and Annual Reports (SOP 062).pdf SOP062 SOP062