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Our research performance

This page provides information about our research performance reporting against UK Government key measures, with downloadable reports (on the right).

The UK Government requires us to report our research initiation and delivery performance quarterly, along with all other research-active NHS providers.

The two key measures, for research studies or clinical trials we are involved in are:

  • Initiating all clinical research – How rapidly the first participant is involved in a clinical trial after we have been selected as a participating site. As of Quarter 1 2018-19, this will no longer be assessed with a 70 day benchmark for the duration between Date Site Selected and date of First Participant Recruitment. A renewed focus will be placed on transparency, accuracy, and meeting sponsor expectations.
  • Delivering commercial clinical research – How we are doing at involving people in our current trials with commercial sponsors, and how many of our trials have involved the full number of participants we said they would, within the time we said they would.

You can download the reports from the links....

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