Primary care in the Eastern region tops NIHR Research Activity League Table

posted 26 Oct 2016, 05:26 by Clara Yates   [ updated 26 Oct 2016, 05:41 ]
The 2015/16 NIHR Research Activity League Table was published on 25th October 2016.

The Eastern region has the highest percentage of GP practices taking part in research studies in the country with more than 65% of general practices recruiting participants to research projects. 

Fiona Durban, Chief Operating Officer for CRN Eastern said, “Our GPs can open the door to research for many people. They and our hospital teams have worked incredibly hard to increase the research opportunities for patients and the public across the Eastern region over the last year, and this announcement is testament to their continued efforts.”

Additionally, Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust have increased the number of studies it participates in by 20% and is in the top 10 research active Community Care Trusts nationally.