IQVIA MRES (Medical Research Extraction Scheme)
The Clinical Research Network West Midlands is pleased to announce that we are working with IQVIA to support practices to sign up to the Medical Research Extraction Scheme.
Changes to the Research Sites Initiative Scheme
After running its current format for several years, the Research Sites Initiative (RSI) scheme is now being reviewed. With the changing primary care landscape, with practices merging and new Primary Care Networks emerging, we need to ensure that any future scheme is fit for purpose and can work with all GP practices, wherever the list size.
Fundamentals of Clinical Research Delivery
Last year the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) released a new training course called “Fundamentals of Clinical Research Delivery”, which members of the CRN WM primary care GCP facilitator working group have recently amended to make more relevant to primary care.
ATTACK (ASPIRIN TO TARGET ARTERIAL EVENTS IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE)
is a pragmatic multicentre open-label randomised controlled trial to determine whether the addition of low-dose aspirin to usual care reduces the risk of major vascular events in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who do not have pre-existing cardiovascular disease (CVD).
enhancing The Health Of NHS Staff
eTHOS is a multicentre, randomised controlled pilot trial of an employee health screening clinic for NHS staff. The aim of this NIHR funded trial is to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a complex intervention in reducing absenteeism and presenteeism in NHS staff, comparing a hospital-based staff health screening and referral clinic with usual care.