Month: May 2021

Clinical Trials Units Are Uniting Together To Take On A Virtual Moveathon For Cancer Research UK

Posted on 25 May 2021 by Richard Haggerty

Professor Richard Adams, director of clinical research in Cardiff co-founded the MOVEATHON back in 2019, his team set-up this initiative to not only raise vital funds for life-saving research but to increase awareness of clinical trials and thank all the families and patients who take part in trials. Cardiff, Southampton, Birmingham, University College London, the
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Get CreActive for Hips – Living with Hip Dysplasia

Posted on 13 May 2021 by Julie Latchem-Hastings

Background Young adults with acetabular dysplasia (hip dysplasia), an orthopaedic condition of the hip, often undergo multiple surgeries and can experience chronic pain, insomnia and difficulties walking which effects both their physical and mental health. Consulting with young adults with hip dysplasia in a seminar series in 2018, we know that specialist services for them
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Unnecessary Harm Caused by Informed Consent

Posted on 10 May 2021 by Jeremy Howick

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has funded a project to reduce unnecessary harm caused by the way potential trial harms are communicated to potential patients. Making informed consent more ethical Patients need to be informed about potential risks of taking part in clinical trials. A problem is that there are no standards telling researchers or
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All Wales RDCS: Preparing to Write a Research Funding Application (2021)

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Claire Nollett

The All Wales Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) supports staff working within the National Health Service and social care to develop high quality research funding proposals. The RDCS is funded by Welsh Government through Health and Care Research Wales. On Thursday 29th April, we kicked off our programme of events for 2021, with an
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