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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.


Study Name Area StudyInfo Status
GARFIELD - Global Anti-coagulation Register in the Field Coventry Herefordshire
Warwickshire Worcestershire
- Not recruiting
new practices

BARACK-D - Aldosterone Receptor Antagonism in Chronic Kidney Disease

Coventry Herefordshire
Warwickshire Worcestershire
StudyInfo Not recruiting new practices

CHESS: Chronic Headache Education and Self-management Study

Coventry Warwickshire

StudyInfo Open for recruitment

BrIT - Brains in Transition


StudyInfo Open for recruitment

INSTinCTS: Injection versus splinting in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


  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
ARCHIE - Antibiotics in at Risk CHildren with InfluEnza All areas StudyInfo
Recruiting now
Discharge Communications: should patients receive discharge communication, why and in what form? All areas Recruitment starting
GP Referral Views - exploring the views and experiences of GPs regarding referral when assessing patients with suspected IBD or IBS All areas StudyInfo Recruiting now
HILL - Health Intelligence in the West Midlands questionnaire All areas StudyInfo Recruiting; new practices in 2018
I-FEED - online and mobile phone intervention to support infant feeding choice Warwickshire North and Rugby StudyInfo Recruiting now
Language Sensing - dementia diagnosis and monitoring using natural language processing All areas Ongoing
VACCEPT - survey of patients 30-45 attending for cervical smear test on their views about the HPV vaccine Worcester and Hereford   Not recruiting new practices