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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.

Wed 18 Sep 2019, 13:58 | Tags: Hot Topics Autumn 2019

Research Sites Initiative 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.

Wed 18 Sep 2019, 13:55 | Tags: CRN Autumn 2019

Fundamentals of Good Clinical Practice

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.

Wed 18 Sep 2019, 13:47 | Tags: CRN Autumn 2019



The relationship between outcomes and time after diagnosis for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) is poorly defined, especially beyond the first year.

Wed 18 Sep 2019, 12:21 | Tags: Study Results Autumn 2019



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).

Wed 18 Sep 2019, 12:20 | Tags: Study Autumn 2019


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.

Wed 18 Sep 2019, 12:06 | Tags: Study Autumn 2019

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