National COVID-19 Research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have released a list of frequently asked questions about COVID-19 research taking place in the UK. So far, over 30,000 participants are taking part in a range of NIHR supported COVID-19 research studies across the UK. There are 21 new research studies into the novel coronavirus that have […]

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NHS to cut clinical trial bureaucracy to improve access to cutting-edge therapies

The NHS has introduced new processes to fast track research and improve access to cutting-edge therapies for patients by reducing the bureaucracy surrounding clinical trials. This bureaucracy has often been a barrier to getting hospitals to sign-up to multi-centre trials. The government has already created the Health Research Authority (HRA) as a single port of […]

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International Clinical Trials Day 20th May 2017

This coming Saturday 20th May is International Clinical Trials Day, which has been held on 20th May each year since 2005 to commemorate the day James Lind started the first clinical trial. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are launching a campaign called ‘I Am Research’ to raise awareness of the benefits of research and […]

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