Quality Assurance

CNS is committed to quality and integrity in all aspects of our work and services.  The Quality Assurance (QA) Department is independent to other functions at CNS and the Director of QA reports to the CNS Executives.

CNS' QA division is led by Susan Jones.  Having worked in Europe, North America and Australasia in both clinical operations and quality roles, Susan brings more than 20 years of GCP experience and a practical approach to quality. As Director of QA, Susan manages the quality team and develops solutions in response to clients’ needs. 

CNS' QA offer clients the following services:

  • Individual consultations
  • Development/review of a Quality System
  • Creating/reviewing SOPs
  • Review of current practices including
    ethics committees, governance offices, and
    research groups      
  • Assessing adherence to procedures and policies      
  • Development of annual audit plans including
    implementation if required
  • Pre-audit preparation and training 
  • GCP training
  • GCP audits, including:

- Investigational study site           

- Trial Master File

- Vendors/facilities

- IT

- Medical Writing

- Biometrics

- Systems

- Laboratories

  •  GLP audits of toxicology and bioanalytical facilities
  • GMP audits of local and international manufacturing facilities
CNS welcomes pre-award/vendor selection audits and on-study audits from clients, contractors and regulators.