The UK and EU

The United Kingdom and the European Union enjoy a consistent reputation for quality research

George Clinical in The United Kingdom

The UK and the European Union enjoy a consistent reputation for quality research.

In comparison with the healthcare systems of other developed nations, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is rated as one of the best. The Department of Health created the National Institute for Health Research to establish a high quality health system within the NHS. The Clinical Research Network is part of this organisation.

The Clinical Research Network provides a good infrastructure to support clinical research in the UK and the European Union, and provides support including identifying and recruiting patients, providing training so that researchers have access to experienced staff. In 2014, the Clinical Research Network pledged to delivery support to 1,477 new clinical studies.

What are the benefits of conducting clinical trials in the UK?

  • In comparison with the healthcare systems of other developed nations, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is rated as one of the best
  • Clinical Research Network (CRN) provides good infrastructure to support clinical research in the UK
  • The CRN provides support including identifying and recruiting patients, providing training so that researchers have access to experienced staff
  • In 2013 the CRN has helped deliver more than 5K clinical research studies across England and supported more than 600,000 patients in research studies.

What are the prevalent diseases in the UK?

  1. Cancer
  2. Heart Disease
  3. Stroke
  4. Respiratory Disease
  5. Liver Disease

George Clinical UK News

Experts from China and Australia Congregate in Qingdao to Promote SSaSS Study

On September 19 2018, the ‘Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS) Annual Meeting 2018’ was held in Qingdao. Over 50 participants joined the meeting to review progress on the study and exchange experiences. Those who attended the meeting included Principal Inve...

The 2018 Design and Statistical Analysis of Clinical Studies Training Program was successfully held

The 2018 Design and Statistical Analysis of Clinical Studies Training Program, organized by the Heart Health Research Center (hereafter abbreviated as HHRC), was successfully held in Beijing on September 17 2018. Over 40 doctors, trainees and medical practitioners, ...

Research reveals link between high blood pressure and risk of aortic valve disease

New research has found that long-term exposure to high blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of aortic valve disease, with significant implications for clinical practice guidelines and health management.

Rates of Sepsis have been hugely underestimated, according to a new study

The number of people with sepsis in Australian intensive care units (ICUs) is 50% higher than previously reported. The report from Royal North Shore Hospital and The George Institute for Global Health also found death rates for sepsis had been underestimated by ...

Publicly funded dialysis programs represent a good beginning but need to address poor survival and high drop-out rates, reveals a new study

Making provision for free treatment under a publicly funded dialysis program allows more people with advanced kidney failure to access this expensive treatment but is not able to address all barriers to ensure long-term success, reveals a new study by The George...

Global Research Recognition for The George Institute

The George Institute for Global Health has been ranked the top independent research organisation in Australia, and come in at 33rd overall in the world.

Contact

George Clinical Address:
Heathrow Business Centre
65 High Street

Egham
Surrey
TW20 9EY
United Kingdom

Details

Number of Personnel: 3
In-country Services: Project Management
Clinical Operations
Regulatory Services
Population: 64 million
Official Language: English
Hospital Records Language: English
Electronic Hospital Records: All National Health Service general practitioners (GPs) offer electronic medical records.

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