For Researchers

TASC supports clinical research that involves humans, their tissue, NHS data or other NHS resource such as clinical support services (eg biochemistry, haematology) or facilities (eg consulting rooms).

This may include NHS patients or their carers, NHS staff or NHS funded staff.

The research may require access to human biological samples or patient data.


Obtaining data from NHS Digital for healthcare research

All applications to NHS digital for the use of their services, must be approved prior to submission, by Research Governance, TASC.

An authorized individual from the University of Dundee is required to sign the data sharing agreement following positive risk assessment. This is a legally binding document and cannot be authorized by the Chief Investigator or Researcher.  SOP to follow.