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Current Studies

The following portfolio studies are open in our local area. Those studies actively seeking practice participation are featured in the table below. Some of the portfolio studies are not presently recruiting for new practices but may seek a second or third wave of involvement in the near future. The specific area that each study is open to within our region is also shown. For more information on each study please use the portfolio link. This will direct you to the NIHR Portfolio database to obtain a brief summary of each study. Some of our studies have websites which, where available, have been supplied. For a copy of the local Research Information Sheet for Participants (RISP) (where available) please use the local info link.

For further information and if your practice is interested in participating in any of our studies please contact us.

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Study Name Area StudyInfo Status
HEAT - Helicobacter Eradication Aspirin Trial Coventry Herefordshire
Warwickshire Worcestershire
StudyInfo Recruiting for
new practices
GARFIELD - Global Anti-coagulation Register in the Field Coventry Herefordshire
Warwickshire Worcestershire
- Not recruiting
new practices
CANDID - CANcer DIagnosis Decision rules Coventry Herefordshire
Warwickshire Worcestershire
StudyInfo Open for recruitment

BARACK-D - Aldosterone Receptor Antagonism in Chronic Kidney Disease

Coventry Herefordshire
Warwickshire Worcestershire
StudyInfo Not recruiting new practices

FAST: GOUT is a major multicentre clinical trial
evaluating long term cardiovascular safety of febuxostat in comparison with
allopurinol in patients with chronic symptomatic hyperuricaemia.

Coventry Herefordshire
Warwickshire Worcestershire
StudyInfo Open for recruitment

CHESS: Chronic Headache Education and Self-management Study

Coventry Warwickshire

StudyInfo Open for recruitment

ALL HEART - Allopurinol &cardiovascular outcomes in patients with ischaemic heart disease

Coventry, Herefordshire; other areas TBC

StudyInfo Open for recruitment

BrIT - Brains in Transition

TBC

StudyInfo Open for recruitment

REACT - (Relatives Education And Coping Toolkit) online peer-supported toolkit for relatives of people with psychosis or bipolar disorder

TBC

Open for recruitment

INSTinCTS: Injection versus splinting in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

TBC

  Not recruiting new practices
Warwick Pain & Insomnia Coventry, Warwickshire StudyInfo Piloting in selected practices
CEDAR - ChildrEn’s Drops for eAR pain in acute otitis media TBC StudyInfo  
I-WOTCH TBC StudyInfo Opening March 2017
DECIDE - trial to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of dapagliflozin compared to Standard of Care for second line treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire StudyInfo CPDR practices only
Home BP - home and online management and evaluation of blood pressure Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire StudyInfo Practices identified
PACE - Primary Care use of a C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Point of Care Test (POCT) to help target antibiotic prescribing to patients with Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (AECOPD) who are most likely to benefit Coventry and Nuneaton StudyInfo Practices recruiting
Accu-Rate - testing patients' blood pressure monitors Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire StudyInfo Not recruiting new practices