• Good Clinical Practice Training at NCRC

    The NCRC is running the following GCP courses in 2018:

    Introduction to Paediatric Clinical Research & Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    • Tuesday 3rd July 2018, from 8:30am to 2.30pm
    • Monday 24th September 2018, from 8:30am to 2.30pm
    • Wednesday 28th November 2018, from 8:30am to 2.30pm

    This course is relevant to Principal Investigators, Research Nurses and associated research site personnel who have not undertaken GCP training within the previous 2 years.

    The course provides training for clinical research staff on the ICH Good Clinical Practice Integrated Addendum E6 (R2).

    The following content is included:

    • Introduction to Paediatric Drug Development and Clinical Research
    • Research Governance
    • Principles of ICH-GCP
    • Investigator Responsibilities
    • Essential Documents
    • Regulatory Inspections

    It also includes practical workshops and opportunities for discussion.

    The course has Category 1 Approval from the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) – 6 CEUs. It also meets the minimum criteria for ICH GCP investigator site personnel training identified by TransCelerate Biopharma as necessary to enable mutual recognition of GCP training among trial sponsors.

    The NCRC are providing the course at no cost to paediatric clinical researchers working across Ireland in the academic health sector.

    For further information or to book a place on one of the upcoming courses, please contact

    Additional dates can also potentially be facilitated at alternative locations for groups of 10 or more.