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Initiating and delivering clinical research - new national targets

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. Further detailed information and FAQs can be found on the National Institute for Health Research website.

Therefore, all clinical research studies being performed by Solent are subject to new performance benchmarks in initiation and delivery time:

Solent submits quarterly reports to the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) setting out the performance against these metrics.  Detailed figures for performance for initiating trials can be seen by clicking the link below.