At Backwell & Nailsea we participate in many different research studies.
These are carried out by our research nurses Heather Skudder and Clare Hill who are lead by Dr Caroline Haddy.
Studying patients who have 3 Chronic Diseases.
Bowel or Lung symptoms
Depression study of patients on SSRI's for 3+ Months
COPD study in to inhalers
Study of diabetics with certain criteria
Study of Learning Disabilities
12-17 Yea olds with an appearance altering condition.
Study on Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Tolerance
A Study of Chronic Kidney Disease
A study of those aged 65 or over who do less than 150 minutes of exercise each week
Study of high risk patients who have flu-like viral upper rispiratory tract infections.
Mental Health and cardiovascular study
Patients over 65 without AF looking for irregular pulses.
If you are contacted with regards to any of the research studies please be reassured that at no point has your data been given/sold to any party.
Letters originate from within the practice with no information being taken off-site. These letters will ask you to respond if interested and it is at this point that they will first receive any details about you.