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Clinical trial transparency tools

Below is a collection of hands-on tools and case studies that universities and other institution can use to improve their ​registration and reporting of clinical trials.

QUEST Clinical trial reporting manual for universities

This hands-on manual explains how universities can achieve regulatory compliance and attain scientific excellence. It provides step-by-step guidance throughout the entire process, including detailed instructions for managing trial registry entries, and many tips and tricks. 

QUEST Clinical trial reporting workshop for universities

Complete presentations and materials of a one-day workshop for European universities. Covers policies, setup of institutional systems, and tips and tricks for managing EU and US registry entries.

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CASE STUDY: King's Health Partners

In this Q&A, a large UK trial unit explains how it rapidly cleared a large backlog of unreported trials on EudraCT. Contains useful guidance on systems and processes, and time/cost estimates.

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CASE STUDY: University of Nottingham

In this Q&A, the University of Nottinham in the UK explains how it tackled its unreported trials, and provides useful advice to other universities across Europe. 

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CASE STUDY: University of Bristol

This case study explains how universities can successfully tackle their unreported clinical trials across several different trial registries.

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SLIDE SHOW: How to get all clinical trials reported

This presentation explains how universities can ensure that all clinical trials are registered and promptly reported. It provides step-to-step guidance on fixing the problem, and discusses key lessons learnt by other institutions.

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Best practices checklist for clinical trial transparency

Universities and research funders can use this checklist to identify and address gaps in their current clinical trial policies, and align them with WHO best practices.

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Clinical trial registration and reporting rules - quick primer

Many universities do not fully understand their responsibilities related to clinical trial registries. Click on the image below for a brief summary of basic registry rules and global best practices.

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