Joints

What research priorities do you think are important in district nursing? Opportunity to join research steering group!

We are developing a new project to identify what research priorities are important in district nursing. We are looking for a patient and a carer to join our project steering group. The project is a collaboration between Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, Kent … [Read more...]

Post-menopausal women sought for the HOPE-e research study

Do you have finger joint pain caused by hand osteoarthritis? Are you a woman aged 40-65 and between 1 and 10 years after your menopause? Would you be interested in taking part in the HOPE-e research study of a tablet treatment for hand pain being carried out by the University of Oxford and the … [Read more...]

People with experience of frozen shoulder needed to advise on new research study

People who have had, or currently have, frozen shoulder, and who are willing to share their experience of the condition with researchers either by telephone or at a meeting are sought. We would be grateful to hear from anyone who is willing to provide the valuable patient perspective of frozen … [Read more...]

Patients with history of non-acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) deficiency needed for focus group.

We require patients with history of non-acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) deficiency for focus work group of the ACL SNNAP (Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery Necessity in Non-Acute Patients) trial. This trial is comparing two management strategies for ACL deficient patients, surgery (ACL … [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...]

Patients with ankle arthritis required for clinical trial comparing the two main surgical treatments

We are recruiting patients aged 50-85 years with severe ankle arthritis who are considering having surgery, for a trial comparing the two most common surgical treatments: total ankle replacement, and ankle arthrodesis (fusion). Patients are eligible for the trial if their surgeon considers them … [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...]

Rare disease of the bones, joints and blood vessels (Rudy)

Rudy is a study in Rare diseases of the bones, joints and blood vessels. Headed up by a research team at the University of Oxford, Rudy aims to transform clinical care for participants through patient driven research. At present we are prioritising rare diseases affecting the bone, joints and/or … [Read more...]