Research impacts

What difference does research make?

We are interested in finding the local impact research has had on practices, patients and staff and how taking part in research may have influenced practice. This is being captured using a short survey which is sent to local NHS organisations taking part in studies.

Highlights from survey responses:

We are interested in collecting any impacts that research has had on practice locally, please email us on

Recent feedback from the TWICS study:

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A randomised, double-blind placebo controlled trial of the effectiveness of low dose oral theophylline as an adjunct to inhaled corticosteroids in preventing exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (TWICS).