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Patient Flag now active on clinical data repository

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UCLH ‘Research Patient Flag’ is now active on the clinical data repository (CDR).

The tool allows researchers and nurses at UCLH to know instantly if a patient is a volunteer on a clinical trial.

Research proves a hit as hundreds visit open day

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The second annual research open day at UCLH attracted hundreds of visitors this month.  

The special exhibition of research saw two floors of University College Hospital accommodate 39 interactive stalls where researchers demonstrated the latest technology and techniques tackling conditions such as cancer, dementia and arthritis. 

Clinical Trials Day at UCLH

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UCLH will be celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May with information stalls, tours and activities across the trust. 

UCLH continues to reach study initiation target

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UCLH reported 80.5% of studies having reached the 70 day target for initiation of studies in the quarter October-December 2014. This compares to 72.7% in the preceding quarter and 57.3% in the quarter before that . 

CCTU team scoops Pharma Times award

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Congratulations to Kylie Gyertson, Shivali Trivedi and Amy Smith from the UCLH Cancer Clinical Trials Unit who were honoured at the PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition this month. 

Register now - practical statistics in medical research course

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Researchers can now register for the ‘practical statistics in medical research’ course which is being offered by the Biostatistics Group.

Benefits advice service for involvement launched

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The NIHR has launched a new advice service on how fees for public involvement affect people’s state benefits.

Electronic health records for research - short courses

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Registration is open for a programme of short courses run by The Farr Institute to better enable researchers to use electronic healthcare data.

Introduction to research workshop for lay people

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The JRO is running an introduction to research workshop for lay people who are going to be actively involved in research (PPI).

HRA invites researchers to feedback on CTIMPs protocol

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The HRA is inviting researchers to feedback on a protocol for use in Clinical Trials of an Investigational Medicinal Product (CTIMP) released for consultation.

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