The United Kingdom and the European Union enjoy a consistent reputation for quality research.
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 organization.
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.
|Number of Personnel||3|
|Hospital Records Language||English|
|Electronic Hospital Records||All National Health Service general practitioners (GPs) offer electronic medical records.|
|Site Network||Approximately 900 public hospitals, 1300 private hospitals and 9,800 public GP practices.|
|In-country services||Project Management
|GDP – per capita (US $)||$41,200|
|Health Expenditures||9.1% of GDP|