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Informed Consent in Clinical Research - Adults (Scotland)


Informed consent is the foundation of all clinical research.  This workshop will focus on the ethical, legal and practical issues around obtaining informed consent from adults participating in clinical research in Scotland. It includes discussions about vulnerable groups who may require additional safeguards and also covers consent issues relating to the use of human tissue and data.


  • Jo Merrifield
  • Ailsa Geddes


*There are a limited number of fully-funded places available on this course for University of Edinburgh (UoE) and NHS Lothian (NHSL) staff and students. To be eligible for one of the funded places, you must provide an active UoE or NHSL email addressTerms and Conditions apply.

*** Note - we offer a £20 discount on course fees if paying by debit/credit card - see below rates***


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Rate (invoice/UoE internal transfer)

Fully funded place (see eligibility above)*



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There is a cancellation date of 16/07/24. If you cancel after this date, you will still be charged.