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Clinical Research at Park Surgery

This is the general information page - for specifics for individual studies including updates and conclusions when available - click here

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the research arm of the NHS.  The NIHR funds health and care research and translates discoveries into practical products, treatments, devices and procedures.  They ensure the NHS is able to support the research of other funders to encourage broader investment in, and economic growth from, health research.  They work with charities and the life sciences industry to help patients gain earlier access to breakthrough treatments and they train and develop researchers to keep the nation at the forefront of international research.    

For more information about the NIHR. Please Click Here

Findings from research studies help all GPs, nurses and other health professionals provide the most appropriate and up-to-date care.  Park Surgery is pleased to be part of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) for Kent, Surrey and Sussex.  This means we are part of a network of General Practices who host medical research on a regular basis.  Patients registered with this practice have an opportunity to help shape the future of health care by taking part in research projects.

This link will take you to the specific NIHR web pages for Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Please Click Here

They regularly produce a newsletter whose recent edition featured a piece about Dr Elizabeth Fisher (Research Lead for Park Surgery) and the research work going on here. Please Click Here

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