Training & development


Welcome to the training and development section of this website managed by the Clinical Trials Monitoring and Training team.

As part of the on-going support provided to researchers by the Research & Innovation department, the training team provides Good Clinical Practice, Informed Consent and Site File Training for studies sponsored or hosted by Leicester’s Hospitals.

Training is run on a monthly basis. Access the calendar to view the sessions available. Bookings can be made via email at

The training team provides training and support to research teams. We have an in depth knowledge and understanding of working within the research field, drawing on the team’s varied research expertise.

Leicester’s Hospitals’ requirements for training are set out in the following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs):

SOP S-1008 UHL Training for staff in SPONSORED research

SOP C-2005 UHL Training for staff in HOSTED research

The following courses are currently offered by the training team (click on links for further details):

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) for Clinical Trials involving Investigational Medicinal Products

Good Clinical Practice (bite size) for Research Studies NOT involving Investigational Medicinal Products

Informed Consent for Research Studies

Site File Training

External training providers

Additional GCP training is offered by external providers. Please click on the links below or view the calendar for dates and locations of their training.

NIHR CRN: East Midlands

University of Leicester (GCP-1 for non-CTIMP only)

For dates of all events, please see the calendar below: