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Recruiting Trials

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Find the latest information on WCTU trials currently recruiting for participants.

Recruiting trials

Trial name About the trial Trial Type Chief Investigator


Acute Rehabilitation following Traumatic anterior shoulder dISlocAtioN (ARTISAN): A Multi Centre Randomised Controlled Trial


Dr Rebecca Kearney

START:REACTS Sub-acromial spacer for Tears Affecting Rotator cuff Tendons: a Randomised, Efficient, Adaptive Clinical Trial in Surgery (START:REACTS) Musculoskeletal Dr Andrew Metcalfe
MAMMO-50 Mammographic surveillance in breast cancer patients aged 50 years or older. Cancer Professor Janet Dunn
ADAPT SEPSIS BionmArker-guided Duration of Antibiotic treatment in hospitalised PaTients with suspected Sepsis: the ADAPT-Sepsis Trial Emergency and Critical Care Prof Paul Dark
OPTIMA Optimal Personalised Treatment of early breast cancer using Multi-parameter Analysis Cancer Prof Rob Stein
De-ESCALATE Determining the optimum treatment for patients with HPV+ OPSCC. Cancer Professor Hisham Mehanna
ATM Comparing Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to placebo (imitation) injection in adults with Achilles tendon pain Musculoskeletal Dr Rebecca Kearney
Prosper Comparing usual care (written information leaflets) versus a physiotherapist-led exercise programme for women at high risk of developing shoulder problems after breast cancer treatment. Musculoskeletal Dr Julie Bruce
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes (OHCAO) Project A research database to identify best practice and improve patient outcomes for those suffering pre-hospital cardiac arrest. Registry Prof Gavin Perkins
COMPRESS-RCT A feasibility randomised controlled trial of mechanical chest compression devices for in-hospital cardiac arrest Emergency and critical care Dr Keith Couper
ALIFE2 Anticoagulants for LIving FoEtuses in women with recurrent miscarriage and inherited thrombophilia Reproductive health Prof Siobhan Quenby
PIPS A Feasibility Study into Patellla Instability: Physiotherapy or Surgery Musculoskeletal Mr Andrew Metcalfe
RESPECT To determine, in adults admitted to acute NHS hospitals, how, when and why are emergency care and treatment plans made and what effects do they have on patient care? Emergency and critical care Prof Gavin Perkins
STRESS-L Stress-L: STudy into the REversal of Septic Shock with Landiolol (Beta Blockade) Emergency and Critical Care Dr Tony Whitehouse
Big Baby

Induction of labour for predicted macrosomia - The 'Big Baby Trial'

Maternal Health

Prof Siobhan Quenby

Prof Jason Gardosi


Meniscal tear outcome study (METRO). The purpose of this study is find out what is the current management of young patients (patients under 55) with meniscal tears in the population and what happens to these patients.


Mr Andrew Metcalfe

Cerm Chronic Endometritis and Recurrent Miscarriage - The CERM trial Maternity Prof Siobhan Quenby
SOS Sugar or Salt (SOS) trial: Hyperosmolar therapy in traumatic brain injury Emergency and Critical Care Prof Gavin Perkins
RECOVERY - RS RECOVERY - Respiratory Support: Respiratory Strategies in COVID-19; CPAP, High-flow, and standard care Emergency and Critical Care

Prof Gavin Perkins

Prof Danny McAuley