International Conference on Harmonisation (Europe, USA, Japan): Defined standards for the terminology, design, conduct, monitoring, recording, analysis and reporting of a study. These standards give assurance that the reported results are accurate and credible and that the rights, integrity and confidentiality of all study participants have been protected throughout the study. Section E6 of ICH defines principles of Good Clinical Practice (referred to as ICH-GCP). Research teams on CTIMPs in the UK must follow GCP requirements as detailed in MfHU (CT) Statutory Instruments; all non-CTIMP studies conducted within the NHS adhere to GCP according to Research Governance Framework