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RCPCH TRAINEE RESEARCH NETWORK

PenTRAIN is one of the founding members of the RCPCH paediatric trainee research network. They aim tol facilitate collaborative working and support across existing trainee research networks, both regionally and nationally, and to increase the opportunities for trainees to carry out child health research.

Tools

HRA ETHICS DECISION TOOL

Planning a project and want to know if you're likely to need full IRAS ethics approval? Use this handy tool to find out.

Network

NIHR SOUTH WEST CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK

The National Institute for Health Research's local activities are divided into 15 Clinical Research Networks (CRNs) delivering health and social care research across England. The South West CRN 
supports research delivery across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. They help to increase the opportunities for people to take part in health and social care research, which will lead to better health and care outcomes now and in the future.

Library

THE ACADEMIC TOOLKIT

The Academic Toolkit is aimed at paediatric trainees interested in pursuing an academic career pathway, from funding application checklists to tips on writing your PhD application and case studies from those already in research.

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GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE TRAINING

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is the international ethical, scientific and practical standard to which all clinical research is conducted. GCP training is an important course to keep up to date as a paediatric researcher. You can take courses face to face or online.