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Research governance framework for health and social care: Second edition

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    Department of Health
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    24 April 2005
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    Electronic only
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The Research Governance Framework for Health and Social Care (RGFHSC) sets out the broad principle of good research governance. The RGFHSC Annex is available separately.

6 April 2006: In October 2005 a minor amendment to the 2nd edition was made. The last two sentences of footnote 21 on page 34 were new. Unfortunately the amendment was made to a draft that predated the version on the web. The correct version is posted below.

9 February 2012: Clarification: Details of the requirement in paragraph 2.2.2 are set out in Governance arrangements for research ethics committees: a harmonised edition.

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