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

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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

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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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