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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
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
ALIFE2 Anticoagulants for LIving FoEtuses in women with recurrent miscarriage and inherited thrombophilia Reproductive health Prof Siobhan Quenby


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

Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedics

Prof Rebecca Kearney

Big Baby

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

Maternal Health

Prof Siobhan Quenby

Prof Jason Gardosi

Cerm Chronic Endometritis and Recurrent Miscarriage - The CERM trial Maternity Prof Siobhan Quenby
COMPRESS-RCT A feasibility randomised controlled trial of mechanical chest compression devices for in-hospital cardiac arrest Emergency and critical care Dr Keith Couper
De-ESCALATE Determining the optimum treatment for patients with HPV+ OPSCC. Cancer Professor Hisham Mehanna

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.

Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedics

Associate Clinical Prof Andrew Metcalfe

OPTIMA Optimal Personalised Treatment of early breast cancer using Multi-parameter Analysis Cancer Prof Rob Stein
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
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
PIPS A Feasibility Study into Patellla Instability: Physiotherapy or Surgery Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedics Associate Clinical Prof Andrew Metcalfe
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

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
SOS Sugar or Salt (SOS) trial: Hyperosmolar therapy in traumatic brain injury 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