Blood

Tell us what’s important about keeping patients involved in clinical trials

If you have been directly involved in a trial as a participant or as a parent or carer of someone who participated, or you've been involved in designing or delivering the trial, we want to hear from you. In May this year we collected questions and comments about how people are encouraged to stay … [Read more...]

Recruiting now for clinical trial to evaluate a new Hepatitis B Vaccine (CONSTANT Study)

You are invited to take part in a study to investigate a new Hepatitis B vaccine. The study is being run by the Oxford Vaccine Group which is part of the University of Oxford. What is this study about? Hepatitis B is a serious infection of the liver caused by a virus (HBV) that is spread through … [Read more...]

Do you have Myasthenia Gravis or Auto Immune Encephalopathy, or have you got experience caring for a relative with either of these conditions?

We are looking for one or two people to work with us to develop information for patients who will take part in a small research study to find out the effects of plasma exchange in the immune system, in addition to improving your symptoms. An autoimmune disease develops when your immune system, … [Read more...]

Looking for patient representatives to support blood transfusion research

We are seeking patient representatives for our clinical research group in Oxford: Systematic Review Initiative, NHS Blood and Transplant. We are looking to add a patient's voice to our research and would be interested to hear from anyone who has received a blood transfusion or been involved in … [Read more...]

Advances in medicine focus group participants needed – £25 voucher

We would like you/your group to take part in a focus group discussion about recent advances in medicine, in particular the development of personalised medicine and tailoring treatments to the individual patient. New types of technology, such as whole genome sequencing, means that all of our … [Read more...]

Help us find the evidence: become an Embase screener

The EMBASE project provides an opportunity for new and potential contributors to get involved with Cochrane work by diving into a task that needs doing. No prior experience is necessary as the task supports a ‘learn as you do’ approach. The project's purpose is to identify reports of randomised … [Read more...]