An enthusiastic audience attended an event organised by the Clinical Research Network, Greater Manchester as part of Dementia Awareness Week. CRN GM’s Division 4 team, which facilities clinical research studies in dementias and neurodegeneration, mental Health and neurological disorders, hosted the evening at St Anne’s Church Hall, Sale, on 18 May 2017.
To celebrate this year’s International Clinical Trials Day, the Great North Children’s Hospital (GNCH), with the help of two of its former patients, are launching a new mascot - Blaze the Research Rhino.
Staff ensured International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) was a resounding success at sites across Greater Manchester. Health professionals, patients and members of the public engaged with a variety of events and activities in atriums, canteens and wards on Friday May 19.
A North Manchester doctor is playing a major role in expanding clinical research in the community in which he grew up. Professor Cuong Dang started as the consultant in diabetes and endocrinology at the Diabetes Centre, North Manchester General Hospital, in March 2008.
Two Stockport patients have told of the pride they have taken in participating in clinical research studies. They have told their stories as part of International Clinical Trials Day and encouraged to help improve future healthcare treatments by participating in local research trials.
20 May is International Clinical Trials Day and in 2017 the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is coming together with patients, public, health professionals and charities to shout "I Am Research".
Shoppers in Kent will have an opportunity to learn about research taking place within the NHS. Hospitals across Kent will be celebrating International Clinical Trials Day with a series of information stands at the region’s shopping centres.
Leading up to Clinical Trials Day, Louise Arthur, a busy mum from West Berkshire, who was willing to swap making her own choice of treatment for an agonising foot injury to help research is urging others to take part in NHS trials.
Retired P.E teacher, Bob, who suffered three heart attacks has urged people to take part in NHS research after participating in a clinical trial into an injectable cholesterol-lowering drug named Alirocumab.
In early 2016, Fred Whitby was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease causing skin thickening, joint pain, finger ulcers, stiffness and difficulty swallowing. Fred is now taking part in a clinical trial which he says has given him new hope of finding a cure.
Daniel Kelleher, a research assistant with Humber NHS Foundation Trust, is one of a team of researchers who visits the homes of people living with dementia to see if they would be willing to participate in research.
For Jayne Wagstaff and the team of research midwives at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT), the sense that they are accomplishing something of real value is perhaps the strongest motivating factor in their work.