Date: 08 January 2018
Three NIHR specialties recently achieved a first global patient.
The Respiratory Disorders specialty attained their first global success at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 27 November 2017 in a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease study.
The Metabolic and Endocrine specialty received their first global patient on 21 June 2017 at Oldfield Surgery in Bath in a diabetic macular edema study.
Finally, the Respiratory Disorders specialty recruited a first global patient on 1 October 2017 at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust.
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.
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