UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science


National NIHR New Media Award

28 November 2014

NIHR award

A team from the Institute of Musculoskeletal Science has beaten off fierce competition to win the National NIHR New Award for best video to encourage recruitment and patient education in a clinic trial. http://www.nihr.ac.uk/newsroom/research-news/?x=x&postid=2470

TARVA is a randomised clinical trial comparing ankle replacement and ankle arthrodesis (fusion) in patients aged 50-85 with end-stage ankle arthritis. See http://anklearthritis.co.uk. The patient video stars actor Sylvester McCoy and can be viewed at http://youtu.be/VTzOS5dRhm4

For futher details on TARVA contact Trial Manager Claire Thomson or Chief Investigator Andy Goldberg by emailing tarva@rnoh.nhs.uk. Alternatively keep updated by following the trial on Twitter @TARVA_Trial.

Photo from Left to Right; Mr Andy Goldberg OBE, Mr Sylvester McCoy (Patient), Mrs Deidre Brooking (Research Co-ordinator).