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Good healthcare requires good evidence

Good randomized controlled trials (RCTs) provide reliable evidence that enables informed changes in healthcare practice. It must be made easier to do good RCTs to inform future care. 

The Good Clinical Trials Collaborative was set up to develop guidance to promote and enable good RCTs.

The Collaborative has launched the draft guidance  for public consultation, which will be running between 4th August to 15th September 2021. We are looking for feedback to help shape the guidance.


What makes a good RCT?

We have identified seven key principles that underpin our guidance. A good RCT should be:

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Informative and relevant

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Responsible and respectful

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Collaborative and transparent

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Well designed and operated

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Efficient and well managed


Get Involved

Read the draft guidance and provide your feedback to shape its development:

Following consultation with a range of stakeholders who have contributed to the development of the guidance, the Collaborative has launched the draft guidance for public consultation. 

We are keen to receive feedback which can help shape the guidance and ensure that it is applicable in all settings. 

Additional information on the consultation can be found on the feedback on guidance page.







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