Research - Updated Nov 2021

This medical practice is research active.


Do you want to know more about being part of research?

The NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) has a new initiative 'Be part of Research' to encourage patients to become involved in research.

For further information please use the following link:

The website provides information, aimed at patients, about health and social care research taking place across the UK.

November 2021
Study Recruitment Update

We would like to thank all of our patients who have taken part in research studies so far in 2021.  We have recruited 593 participants across 5 studies.  Please click here to see our performance achievements. 

October 2021

REGAIN study

REGAIN - Rehabilitation Exercise and Psychological Support After COVID-19 Infection

The REGAIN study aims to find out which of the two treatments is better for helping people recover after being in hospital with COVID-19

1. An on-line rehabilitation exercise and recovery support group or

2. A single on-line session of exercise advice and support

Please click here for more details on how to join the study.


July 2021

Psychological impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This study is now closed.  Thank you to all our patients who took part.



May 2021

SAFER Trial – Screening for Atrial Fibrillation with ECG to Reduce stroke

Thank you to all our patients who consented to take part in the above study.

We have been randomised to control therefore there will be no screening.

May 2021

GLoW Study – Glucose Lowering through Weight Management

Thank you to all our patients who expressed an interest in the above study. This is now closed as the team have reached their recruitment target. 


June 2020

Do you want to join a COVID-19 clinical trial?

The PRINCIPLE trial aims to find treatments that reduce hospital admission and improve symptoms for people with COVID-19. You could be eligible to join if

  • You have had these symptoms for fewer than 15 days:

  • New continuous cough or high temperature or a loss of, or change in, normal sense of taste or smell

  • OR have a positive test for SARS-Co-V2 infection with COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days

  • You are aged 50 to 64 with a pre-existing illness

  • You are aged 65 and above

  • Find out more by visiting



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