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:




The standard operating procedures relating to PTUC can be found below by searching for PTUC.  They will have PTUC in the 'Tags' column.

The following SOPs apply to both PTUC and R&D:

SOP 001 Production Approval and Review of SOPs

SOP 002 Training Records for Research Active Staff





Title Tags Description
Version Control of Study Documentation (SOP 060).pdf PTUC SOP060
Using the Research Governance Database (SOP035).pdf R&D SOP035
Urgent Safety Measures (SOP 071).pdf PTUC SOP071
Trust Confirmation of Capacity and Capability to Conduct Research Studies (SOP034).pdf R&D SOP034
Trial Master File Creation and Maintenance (SOP013).pdf PTUC SOP013
Trial Closure and End of Trial Reporting (SOP 021).pdf PTUC SOP021
Transport, Storage and Enviromental Monitoring of IMP's (SOP 076).pdf R&D SOP076
Training Records for Research Active Staff (SOP 002).pdf R&D SOP002
Tissue Bank (Deposits and Withdrawals) (SOP 067).pdf R&D SOP067
Supply of Clinical Trials Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP) Dispensing Returns and Accountability (SOP 072).pdf PTUC SOP072
Subcontracting of Research Activities (SOP 066).pdf PTUC SOP066
Study Data - Collection and Entry (SOP080).pdf PTUC SOP080
Statistical Input into Clinical Trials (SOP 017).pdf PTUC SOP017
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Production, approval and review (001).pdf R&D SOP001
Sourcing of Investigational Medicinal Products for Papworth Sponsored Studies Manufacturing, Assembly and Labelling (SOP073).pdf PTUC SOP073
SOP125 HLRI CRF Quality Management Plan__v1.docx.pdf SOP125 CRF Quality Management Plan SOP125 CRF Quality Management Plan v1
SOP099 HLRI CRF Medical cover v2 .pdf SOP099 HLRI CFR Medical Cover for Research Studies SOP099 HLRI CRF Medical Cover for Research Studies
SOP098_Pipetting__v1.0.pdf SOP098 Pipetting SOP098 Pipetting
SOP097 Sample Transport v1.0.pdf SOP097 Sample Transport Sample Transport SOP
SOP096_Centrifugation_v2.0 Signed.pdf Centrifugation SOP096 CRF SOP096 Centrifugation