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Research & Development

Performance in Initiating and Delivering Clinical Research

The Government wishes to see a dramatic and sustained improvement in the performance of providers of NHS services in initiating and delivering clinical research. The aim is to increase the number of patients who have the opportunity to participate in research and to enhance the nation’s attractiveness as a host for research.

The Government’s plan for Growth announced the transformation of incentives for efficiency in initiation and delivery of research, the Department of Health is now seeking to achieve the transparency commitment for this exercise.

The West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been working under one or more NIHR contracts for clinical research and has been submitting information as contractually required on Performance in Initiating and Performance in Delivering Clinical Research. Below is information regarding the 70 day benchmark and recruitment to time and target for commercial contract clinical trials.


Performance in Initiating Clinical Research

For clinical trials with HRA approval where our site was selected in the twelve months prior to end of September 2017.

Trials that were subject to HRA approval - scroll right to view further information in the table
Research Ethics Committee Reference Number Integrated Research Application System Number Name of Trial The date the site was invited The date the site was selected The HRA Approval date Date the site was confirmed by the sponsor Date the site was confirmed The Non-confirmation status Date when the site is ready to start Date of the recruitment of first patient Source of the delay
16/WM/0514 213012 The B-ADENOMA Study: Bowel Scope - Accuracy of Detection using ENdocuff Optimisation of Mucosal Abnormalities 21/06/2017 23/06/2017 20/01/2017 28/06/2017 03/07/2017 N/A 14/07/2017 21/07/2017 N/A

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Performance in Delivering Clinical Research

For commercial contract clinical trials hosted by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust:

Trial data

Research Ethics Committee Reference Number Integrated Research Application System Number Name of Trial Target Number Of Patients Agreed? Minimum Number Of Patients Agreed (Enter Same In Both If Only One Number) Maximum Number Of Patients Agreed (Enter Same In Both If Only One Number) Target Date To Recruit Patients Agreed? Date Agreed to recruit target number of patients Total Number Of Patients Recruited At The Agreed Target Date Date That The Trial Closed To Recruitment Total Number Of Study Participants Recruited Reason For Closure Of Trial Comments
16/WA/0110 203204 PIONEER 6: A trial investigating the cardiovascular safety of oral semaglutide in subjects with type 2 diabetes. Number agreed 13 13 Date agreed 31/08/2017   13   31/08/2017   13 Recruitment finished    

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