Guidance

Attributing the costs of health and social care research

A 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 way.

It makes clear the distinction between the 3 costs:

  • research costs
  • NHS support costs
  • treatment costs

Annex B, which contains further, UK country-specific information is available on the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) website.

Published 4 May 2012
Last updated 8 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Replaced a broken link.

  2. Outdated FAQs information has been removed. A link has been added to where further information is available on the National Institute for Healtl Research (NIHR) website.

  3. Question 31 in annex B edited for clarification.

  4. Updated Annexes A and B to take into account new conditions.

  5. The guidance’s annexes (A and B) were updated in April 2013 to take into account new conditions.

  6. First published.