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.

Detail

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