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R&I News

Automatic registration of clinical trials

On the 20th of October the HRA have announced a partnership with ISRCTN, which will enable automatic registration of clinical trials. 

Registering studies before the first participant is recruited is one of the pillars of research transparency, it reduces research waste and prevents duplication. A key commitment they make in the Make it Public strategy is to register trials on behalf of sponsors. The aim is to ease the burden on sponsors and help to make transparency easy and the norm.

 

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GETAFIX study is recruiting in Glasgow area

The study is sponsored by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the University of Glasgow.

The GETAFIX is looking for people to take part in this clinical trial of an anti-viral drug called favipiravir. They want to know if adding favipiravir to standard treatment can help patients recover more quickly.

Are you interested in taking part in this clinical trial?

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are over 16 years of age
  • Have recently developed symptoms of COVID-19
  • Are able to take oral medication
  • Live in the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area

If you are interested in taking part or would like to know more about the trial, please visit www.getafix-trial.org.uk for information about the GETAFIX study.

 

 

Last Updated: 14 December 2021