Clinical Research at Blackfriars Medical Practice
Our practice is proud to be a Research Ready Accredited Practice. We work collaboratively with the NIHR Clinical Research Network which is the Research arm of the NHS.
Clinical Research is very important to improve care, treatments and ultimately patients’ quality of life.
Blackfriars Medical Practice support several different types of Primary Care studies which have been ethically approved. Our GP Research Lead is Dr Lily Topham.
If you are a patient you may receive invitation letters to ask if you wish to take part in a research study. Joining in a research study is completely voluntary.
However, if you do not wish to be contacted about research studies please let the practice staff know.
To find out more about NHS research please follow the links below.
This practice also contributes anonymised data to the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD). This means that you cannot be identified from the information sent to CPRD. If you do not want anonymised data from your patient record to be used in research, you can opt out - just let us know. For more information on CPRD please click on the links below: