Science and research

Olomouc University Hospital is, in accordance with its Regulations and the Deed of Establishment, fully authorized to perform clinical trials of medical products and equipment with the aim to confirm their efficacy, safety and quality.

Clinical studies are carried out in full compliance with the legal regulations of the Czech Republic, Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and ethical principles.

The Department of Science and Clinical Research was founded for the purpose of administrative support of clinical trials in 2012. This department is responsible for preparation of contracts, internal documents and support of individual departments involved in clinical studies.

The Committee of the Department of Science and Clinical Research reviews individual contracts proposals on a monthly basis for safety and ethical issues thus ensuring protection of patients participating in research projects.