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More patients take part in research

24 July 2018

The National Institute of Health Research has just published the research figures for 2017/18 and the James Paget University Hospital has registered a 45% increase in participant recruitment and an 18% increase in participants recruited to commercially funded studies. 

Karen Eade Head of Research at JPUH says; “This is a testament to the hard work and commitment shown by our research team.  It is important patients get a chance to take part in research studies and programmes."

The published data table can be found by clicking here

Graphic showing there were 725,333 participants in research in the UK in 2017-18 - the most since records began

Over 725,333 participants have been involved in research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Networks (CRNs) 2017/18.

JPUH are proud to have contributed to this statistic helping patients and health care professionals participate in high quality research studies. Find out more here.


Photograph of Derek Stewart holding a 'why we do research' card which says research saved my life