28 June 2018: IRAS updated to v5.9. This version update enables single electronic submission of the IRAS Form for all research conducted in NHS/HSC that is led from Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales. This release also includes some minor updates to on screen guidance and an update of NHS/HSC organisation codes in Part C. Applicants should to refer to the Updates page for more information about how this version release.
25 May 2018: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) updates. Guidance, including question specific guidance, has been updated, where applicable. Updates include explanations to bring questions in line with GDPR. Further changes may be made as new information emerges. For more information, applicants should refer to the HRA's GDPR guidance for the health and social care research sector.
18 April 2018: IRAS updated to v5.8. This version includes a substantive revision of the MHRA Devices application form and introduction of new 'verification tool' functionality in the IRAS Form. Applicants are strongly recommended to refer to the Updates page for more information about how this version release may have affected your existing project(s).