The Audit Tool for Research Conducted at HEYHT (Version 1, 02/11/09) will be used for all audits falling under the remit of this SOP. The audit tool will be reviewed and updated as necessary in accordance with regulatory and other procedural changes.

A multitude of audit techniques will be at the auditor’s disposal to aid the completion of the audit tool including (list not exhaustive); document, study record and reports review; first hand observations, data analysis and face-to-face discussions with key staff.