Research governance and ethics: a resource for novice researchers
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Research governance and ethics: a resource for novice researchers

Marina Fontenla Research fellow, Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
Jo Rycroft-Malone Senior research fellow, Royal College of Nursing Institute, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

This article provides an overview of the research governance framework and ethical review. Issues surrounding new procedures are clarified and practical advice is provided for those embarking on research projects. The article discusses limitations and highlights possible future changes to research governance in the United Kingdom.

Nursing Standard. 20, 23, 41-46. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.02.20.23.41.c4069

Correspondence

marina.fontenla@rcn.org.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review