This General Practice is research active
Conducting high-quality clinical research helps us to keep improving NHS care by finding out which treatments work best.
In this practice, you might be asked to take part in a clinical research study. Alternatively, ask our staff about clinical studies suitable for you.
Taking part in a clinical research study is voluntary and can be a rewarding experience.
To find local clinical research studies, go to:
This practice is part of the NIHR Clinical Research Network – Primary Care. This is the research division of the NHS and is funded by the Department of Health.
The aim of this network is to provide the evidence to enable patients to receive the best possible care. Doctors at the practice may contact you from time to time when you are potentially eligible for a research study. Whether or not you take part in any research study is entirely up to you. The decision that you take will not affect your care in this practice in any way. The information that you give to research study will always remain confidential.
HEAT (Helicobacter Eradication Aspirin Trial) is a large scale outcomes study designed to see whether Helicobacter pylori eradication reduces the incidence of ulcer bleeding in aspirin users. This trial is being run by the University of Birmingham and is funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).