PRIMENT Clinical Trials Unit

PRIMENT Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is a partnership between the UCL Research Department of Primary Care & Population Health, Division of Psychiatry and the Department of Statistical Science. PRIMENT CTU collaborates with internal and external researchers to develop and/or evaluate complex interventions in primary care, psychiatric and community settings. The unit has a particular focus on mental health and behavioural change interventions.

PRIMENT is a UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registered clinical trials unit. UKCRC registration recognises the CTU's strengths in conducting major trials and other large, well-designed studies.

Since its establishment in 2007, PRIMENT's research portfolio has evolved from the research activities undertaken by members of the partnership to include a wide variety of research programmes in: primary care, mental health, public health, e-health and methodology.

PRIMENT's mission is to conduct high quality randomised trials and related studies in mental health and primary care.

PRIMENT CTU receives National Institute for Health Research CTU support funding. This funding has been awarded to support the unit in developing and supporting NIHR trials.

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