We are a Research Practice for the NHS Primary Care Research Network (South West) and participate in many research studies annually. We believe it is important to be involved in research in primary care as it has a vital role in improving treatments for patients.
In addition the practice contributes anonymous data to a database(s) used for health care research purposes. The data collection scheme has been approved by the local Research Ethics Committee. This Committee oversees all research conducted on the data. The database holds anonymised data on millions of patients, and no patient will be traceable to anyone outside the Practice.
If anything to do with the research would require that you provide additional information about yourself, you will be contacted to see if you are willing to take part; you will not be identified in any published results. If you would like to opt out of this data collection scheme, please let your doctor know and no data from your records will be collected for use in research. This will not affect your care in anyway.
If you decide to take part in any of these studies, we would be grateful if you could let the research team know that you found out about the study from Ide Lane Surgery.
If at any time you would like to know more, or have any concerns about how we use your information, please contact Sandra Cole, our Practice Manager, on 01392 439868.
Further information on how your personal data may be used for research can be found on the NHS Health Research Authority website: NHS HRA Patient Information and health and care research
The PRINCIPLE trial aims to find treatments that reduce hospital admission and improve symptoms for people with COVID-19. You could be eligible to join if
Find out more at the PRINCIPLE Trial website
Also see this Help the fight against COVID19 poster
How do you think health data should be shared and used? Have your say – your views are important!
The University of Cambridge CLIMB team are interested in peoples' views on consent and information sharing between NHS services. If you are interested in taking part in their anonymous survey then please follow this link Climb Project website.
The survey is voluntary and takes 15-20 mins but you can take a break. When asked where did you hear about this survey please don’t forget to tick ‘from a GP’ and put Ide Lane Surgery for our surgery.
Please see this poster about how to access the survey and how you think health data should be shared and used.
Improving Clinical Care in Diabetes (The ICCD) Study
Further details and for the Expression of Interest form
Exeter StartRight Study
Exeter Start Right Poster
This research is specifically about bipolar disorder
See a PowerPoint presentation about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Note: PowerPoint is required).
This practice is participating in a national surveillance programme that provides continuous monitoring of infectious diseases in the community. The surveillance programme is coordinated by the Royal College of General Practitioners Research (RCGP) and Surveillance Centre (RSC).
For further information Please see the Patient Information Sheet.
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