To improve the health and wealth of
the nation through research
Most research in the NHS involves people, often patients, and is
usually referred to as clinical research.
Clinical research is at the heart of the NHS and an everyday
part of the work done at Royal Berkshire Foundation Trust.
The aim is to find better ways of looking after patients and
keeping people healthy.
Why is clinical research important?
We know a great deal about health, disease and
medicines, but there is still a lot we don’t understand.
Research can find crucial answers to the things we don’t know and
provide paths to progress.
- Research leads to better
diagnosis, more effective treatments, and improved results in
- High quality research is
essential for improving health and healthcare
- Research can save lives and avoid
Different types of
- Clinical trial
- Observational study
- Laboratory ‘test tube’
Clinical research going on
at Royal Berkshire
The Royal Berkshire Hospital is
currently running the following research studies.
These studies are actively recruiting and open to participation
by eligible patients.
You can find out more about your local research networks for:
Research & Development
Physio East, Level 2
Tel: 0118 322
Fax: 0118 322 8425
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