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Find out about research

Find out about local research networks.and opportunities to get involved in research and contribute to improving the health of the local population.

Local research Networks and PartnershipsThese pages provide information about our research activities. In the NHS Constitution, research is cited as a core part of the NHS, because it enables the NHS to improve the current and future health of the population. Leicester City CCG is committed to promoting high quality health research which focuses on the needs of Leicester’s population and is relevant to our health care priorities.

We have created a short guide aimed at members of the public, including patients, carers and their representatives, who are interested in becoming involved in health research, or simply want to find out more about it. Click here to read or download the guide.

If you require printed copies of the guide please contact Diane Baldwin, research team support at diane.baldwin@leicestercityccg.nhs.uk

Local research networks

Leicester City CCG and local research networks are working together to make sure that health research provides the evidence needed to improve healthcare and treatment. Some of the networks have their own information for patients and the public. Click on the links below to see what research is taking place that you can get involved in:

Trent Stroke Research Network
South East Midlands Diabetes Research Network
Heart of England Mental Health Research Hub
Medicines for Children Research Network East
Thames Valley Dementia and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network
Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland Cancer Research Network

Current research

Leicester City CCG, West Leicestershire CCG and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, through local GP practices and pharmacies are involved in research projects that focus on different conditions and illnesses and also non-clinical research. If you would like to get involved in research or find out what research is happening in Leicester in primary care, please contact Debbie Wall, research and development manager at debbie.wall@leicestercityccg.nhs.uk

You can also use the clinical trials gateway to search for research projects taking place in your area that you can get involved in. Visit www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk. Research projects are searchable by location and condition.


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