Inspirational experiences from patients, their families and carers
We’ve gathered some fantastic stories from people across England, whose lives have been transformed by clinical research. All you need to do is click on the links below to access experiences relating to a wide range of conditions. You’ll find short-films and video-diaries to explore, plus audio and written accounts too.
18 April 2019
Clevedon dad Jeffery talks about the decision to include his daughter Kaitlyn in the CAP-IT study at University Hospitals Bristol.
28 March 2019
Read more about how Sam Tilling took part in a study after having a major haemorrahge that has led to a trial currently taking place in North Bristol Trust
25 March 2019
Linda Skilton was able to return to playing golf after undergoing a procedure for osteoarthritis of the knee as part of a study at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading.
18 March 2019
Colleen Thomson returned to her job as a hairdresser after volunteering for a breast cancer study at Milton Keynes University Hospital.
15 March 2019
Greg talks about his experience of taking part in a tuberculosis study.
26 February 2019
A Greater Manchester glaucoma patient has told how taking part in a ground-breaking research study has “freed her” from the condition.
22 February 2019
Sue, a clinical research advocate, is helping others in her community
21 February 2019
For Judith Lindsey, research is about building something for future generations
07 February 2019
Learn about how Dexter's participation in research had got him determined to get more young people involved.
30 January 2019
Find out how one research participant is using her own experience to help make taking part in research even better for others.