Standard operating procedures

Documentation describing Sheffield Biorepository operations and regulatory compliance are available under the categories below.


All SOPs are Portable Document Format (pdf) and can be viewed with freely available software, such as Adobe Reader, or by using your browsers built-in viewer.

For a copy of our HTA licence see the downloads section.

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Current Standard Operating Procedures 

Audit forms



Risk Assessments (Human Tissue)

Management and Consent Policies

Health & Safety


Departmental LN2 Samples

Flagship institutes

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