What are Clinical Trials?

Clinical trials are research studies that aim to establish whether a medical treatment or device is safe for use by humans. Some studies may also assess how effective a particular medical method is for specific groups of patients or conditions.  In general, their intention is to enhance current medical knowledge about the treatment, diagnosis and

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Clinical Trials Specialist Degree Apprenticeships website is now live!

The pharmaceutical industry is undoubtedly a major contributor to the UK economy, whilst also providing and developing life-saving and life enhancing medicines to patients. However, in recent years many within the industry have witnessed a lack of skilled young researchers entering the profession. For the pharmaceutical sector to prevail (especially in such turbulent times) it

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The Future of Clinical Trials – Redux

Doug Stewart, Clinical Professionals Director of Training Academy and Hosted Employment, has updated his popular clinical trials article from last year about the future of clinical trials and new technology and methods that will help boost progress in drug development and patient safety.  In 2015, Professor Allen Frances of Duke University published an article sharing

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Apprentice Levy For Life Sciences: A solution for employing talent in clinical trials

As part of our Clinical Trials Day content, Clinical Professionals Director; Sarah Goddard explains how the Apprenticeship Levy could help kick start a career in clinical trials… There are apprenticeships that have been running very successfully for some time now within the scientific and manufacturing spaces, but the clinical trials industry has only just started to

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Clinical Professionals Group and the Apprenticeship Levy

Whilst many are concerning themselves with the UK’s ‘Brexit’ from the EU and the potential negative impacts, Clinical Professionals’ Academies team have been focussing on the positive movements by government to create talented and skilled professionals through apprenticeships to bolster our Life Science economy – something we know a lot about and have been evangelising

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New Academy Programme Launches!

Did you know over 70% of the clinical research sector lack operational training around ICH/GCP changes, based on a recent survey. The Clinical Professionals’ Academy team are proud to announce the development of yet another unique training course that has been invested in by us to answer the needs of industry. This programme looks to

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