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First global patient successes across seven different specialties

Date: 10 April 2018

Seven NIHR specialties recently achieved a first global patient:

  • Children (South London and Wessex)
  • Diabetes (West Midlands)
  • Haematology (Greater Manchester, North Thames and Thames Valley and South Midlands)
  • Health Services and Delivery Research (Greater Manchester and North Thames)
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders (Wessex)
  • Renal Disorders (East Midlands)
  • Surgery (North East and North Cumbria).

Recruiting a first global patient is a key performance indicator for the global life-sciences industry in clinical research delivery as it shows the Network can support the rapid set-up and recruitment of studies.

Download a list of all first global/European patients recruited by the Network to date.


  • Summary:
    Seven NIHR specialties recently achieved a first global patient.
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  • Areas of the site this news is applicable to:
  • LCRN:
    • Wessex
    • West Midlands
    • Thames Valley and South Midlands
    • South London
    • North Thames
    • Greater Manchester
    • North East and North Cumbria
    • East Midlands
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  • Specialty:
    • Children
    • Diabetes
    • Haematology
    • Health Services and Delivery Research
    • Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Renal Disorders
    • Surgery
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