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This General Practice is research active

Conducting high-quality clinical research helps us to keep improving NHS care by finding out which treatments work best.

In this practice, you might be asked to take part in a clinical research study. Alternatively, ask our staff about clinical studies suitable for you.

Taking part in a clinical research study is voluntary and can be a rewarding experience.

To find local clinical research studies, go to: www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk

To find out more about clinical research in the East Midlands visit: http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/east-midlands

To read about other patients who have benefitted from taking part in clinical research visit: http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/can-help/patients-carers-public/patient-stories/

Sherwood Medical Partnership is working in collaboration with the Clinical Research Network: East Midlands (CRN:EM). The CRN:EM is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and is focused on enhancing and promoting research, ensuring that it is conducted in line with ethical procedures and for patient benefit. There is a local team working within Nottingham City and Nottingham County, facilitating research within primary care.

Sherwood Medical Partnership is signed up to a Research Site Initiative Scheme; resulting in them choosing to be involved in appropriate and relevant research studies, focused on enhancing patient care and working on studies that are of particular interest and need for their patient population. The primary care team surpassed recruitment expectations in the financial year of 2014-2015 and this could not have been done without the support of local practices and the engagement from patients in these areas.

For more information, you can also access the following links for the NIHR and our network:

 

http://www.nihr.ac.uk/ - National Institute for Health Research

 

http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/ - Clinical Re​search Network

 

http://www.enrich.nihr.ac.uk/ - Enrich


 

Sherwood Medical Partnership also takes part in the Dementia Research

Join Dementia Research is a new service that helps people to take part in dementia research studies. It aims to accelerate the pace of dementia research by allowing people with and without dementia to register their interest in studies, helping researchers find the right participants at the right time.

 

The Dementia Research website offers a secure and easy way for someone to register their interest, discover studies that interest them, and ultimately connect with researchers to take part in their studies.

 

Anyone aged 18 years or over can sign up themselves, or on behalf of someone else, either by registering online or by contacting the helplines of Alzheimer’s Research UK (0300 111 5 111) and Alzheimer’s Society (0300 222 1122).

 

Join Dementia Research is a collaboration between the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Alzheimer’s Research UK, Alzheimer’s Society, Alzheimer Scotland and UCL Partners, and has been funded by the Department of Health and NHS England.

For more information you can visit https://www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/

 
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