Guidance

Attributing the costs of health and social care research

Establishes a new mechanism for the department to meet some of the costs of charity-funded research in the NHS.

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This guidance provides a framework for the NHS and its partners to identify, recover and attribute the costs of health and social care R&D (ACoRD), in a transparent, and consistent manner. It clarifies the distinction between the 3 costs of research:

  • research costs
  • NHS support costs
  • treatment costs
Published 4 May 2012
Last updated 17 June 2015 + show all updates
  1. Question 31 in annex B edited for clarification.
  2. Updated Annexes A and B to take into account new conditions.
  3. The guidance’s annexes (A and B) were updated in April 2013 to take into account new conditions.
  4. First published.