This practice does partake in medically and ethically approved research projects which often have benefits for the patients recruited into these studies. We work closely with the Medical Research Council, if you would like information on any of the studies we are involved in at any particular time please do not hesitate to contact the Practice Manager, Mrs Debra Perry on 01491 821760.
This practice contributes anonymous data to databases used for healthcare research purposes. The practice receives a nominal fee and training from the company aggregating the data to help improve quality in its computer records.
The company holding the anonymous data will be providing the data to authorised researchers for a data fee. The data collection scheme has been approved by the South East Multicentre Research Ethics Committee. The Committee will also be overseeing all research conducted on the data.
The database will hold data on millions of patients, and no patient will be traceable to anyone outside this practice.