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NHSGGC support and resources for research and evaluation

Public Health Intelligence

The Scottish Public Health Observatory presents a range of qualitative information from routine health statistics to survey data.

Scottish Public Health Observatory ( )

NHSGGC support and resources for research and evaluation

We have gathered together a range of resources which you may find useful for your research or evaluation. 

Evaluation Guidelines and Support

Evaluation Support Scotland and UK Evaluation Society have a range of online resources which can help you think through your research design.

Evaluation Support Scotland ( )

UK Evaluation Society ( )

NHS Health Research Authority ( )

NHSGGC Learning and Education 

All NHSGGC staff can access the dedicated Learning and Education intranet site here

Public Health Learning and Workforce Development 

Your local Public Health Workforce Development lead is Nichola Brown

Research ethics application

The NHS has a specific definition of research. The online decision making tool Is my study research will help you determine if your work is research

Is my study research ( )

All NHS research should be considered by the NHS ethic committee.

The online Integrated Research Application System allows researchers in health and social care to streamline ethics applications and to meet regulatory and governace requirements. You can also access the ethic application form via the system

Integrated Research Application System ( )

How to commission research and write a research brief

We have also produced a comprehensive guide to commissioning research and writing a research brief.

Information and guidelines on commissionin research and writing a research brief