Seeking patients age 65+ with atrial fibrillation and BMI over 27, plus their relatives and care-givers, for a focus group

We are a group of researchers specialized in cardiovascular medicine, and in particular in atrial fibrillation (nhs.uk/conditions/atrial-fibrillation) which is a heart condition associated with increased risk of heart failure, stroke, and mortality. We are planning a new clinical trial in elderly … [Read more...]

Help set research priorities in Adult Social Work in England

If you have been in contact with social workers in England, this survey asks you to add your comments and questions about your experience, to help decide what future research around Adult Social Work needs to happen. We are asking social workers themselves to contribute to the survey too. Please … [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 needed to develop a programme of trials in heart failure

Topic: Heart Failure & Dilated Cardiomyopathy We are developing a programme of randomized trials to help answer the everyday questions and problems that doctors face when caring for their patients with heart failure. We welcome feedback and proposals for new questions that might be addressed. … [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...]

Surgical Patients Research User Group

We would like to hear from patients who have an interest in surgical research. This includes a broad range of areas including: orthopaedic surgery, plastic surgery, cardiac surgery, general surgery, neuro surgery. Our user group is open to patients, carers and people with a general interest in this … [Read more...]

Online survey: Do you have experience of providing support from a distance?

Who can participate? People who have current or past experience of providing care from a distance to a family member who is/was near the end of life. What are you being asked to do? You are invited to fill in an online questionnaire (20 minutes) for a PhD at Oxford Brookes University. If you … [Read more...]

Involvement in cardiovascular research

We are interested in your thoughts on Cardiovascular Research. We would like to involve patients and members of the public in: - Setting our research priorities - Assessing the readability of written material aimed at research participants - Designing our clinical research studies to help make … [Read more...]

Are you interested in how long-term conditions are monitored in primary care? We would like to hear from you

Who are we? We are a group of researchers based in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford. What is our research about? We are looking at how heart disease and kidney function are measured, and aim to find out how often these tests should be … [Read more...]