Category: Research

RECOVERY trial – finding a cure for coronavirus

Posted on 06/17/20 by AireAdmin

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Government, through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), launched a national urgent public health response which included starting a number of clinical trials which were fast-tracked to ensure that as many Covid-19 patients were recruited as possible across the UK.  Airedale NHS Foundation Trust was part of this response […]

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Airedale joins fight against Coronavirus in ground-breaking new study

Posted on 05/20/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has joined the fight against Coronavirus by recruiting COVID-19 patients to take part in a ground-breaking new study of the disease performed by the partnership between the GenOMICC Study Consortium (led by the University of Edinburgh) and Genomics England. The study, announced by the Secretary of State for Health and Social […]

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Hospital team plan community roadshow to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day

Posted on 05/09/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

In celebration of International Clinical Trials Day, staff from Airedale Hospital are giving people the opportunity to find out more about research and take part in a Yorkshire’s largest health study – at a number of events in the community starting on 22 May. International Clinical Trials Day is held on 20 May each year […]

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Airedale hospital sees significant increase in patients taking part in clinical research

Posted on 08/07/17 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust’s clinical research and development team have seen a record increase in the number of patients taking part in clinical research over the last year. The Trust took part in 41 studies in 2016/17 with 830 patients taking part, an increase of 64% from the previous year. The 2016/17 league table, published […]

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22nd December 2015 -Yorkshire and Humber joins the genomic medicine revolution

Posted on 12/22/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Yorkshire and Humber region will be playing a key role in the development of personalised medicine through the establishment of a new NHS Genomic Medicine Centre (GMC). NHS England announced today that the region has been given approval to set up the centre as part of the national 100,000 Genome Project. The groundbreaking project […]

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3rd December 2015 – Airedale patients test whether aspirin stops cancer returning

Posted on 12/04/15 by AireAdmin

Patients from Airedale Hospital are taking in the world’s largest ever clinical trial looking at whether taking aspirin can stop some of the most common cancer coming back. The Add-Aspirin phase III trial, funded by Cancer Research UK and the National Institute for Health Research, aims to find out if taking aspirin every day for […]

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