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Liability insurance or alternative arrangements for damages mandatory for

Patients/Volunteers
Researchers

Name and contact insurance companies insuring clinical research

Several insurance companies appear to offer this policy. An insurance broker would be able to supply range of quotes / companies.

Insurance fee for lowest risk research - Additional Information

Only information for University of Nottingham available: University of Nottingham has institutional cover for its research activities involving participants, which is not charged at a ‘per person’ rate.

Insurance fee for highest risk research - Additional Information

Only information for University of Nottingham available: University of Nottingham has institutional cover for its research activities involving participants, which is not charged at a ‘per person’ rate.

Additional Information

Additional information to "Liability insurance or alternative arrangements for damages mandatory for": This may differ from institution to institution. The University of Nottingham hold insurance policies to cover participants, employees and the institution, where they are the designated sponsor. Clinical staff (nurses, doctors and dietitians) employed by the University have to arrange their own professional indemnity.

Where University staff are conducting trials with external sponsors (e.g. pharmaceutical company), the participant and sponsor insurance would be arranged by the external sponsor.

In the NHS, insurance policies to cover participants, employees and the institution are held. Clinical staff (nurses, doctors and dietitians) employed by the NHS are expected to arrange their own professional indemnity.

Where NHS staff are conducting trials with external sponsors (e.g. pharmaceutical company), the participant and sponsor insurance would be arranged by the external sponsor.

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