NIHR Patient Recruitment Centre Newcastle will be able to recruit patients from the comfort of their own homes.
Findings from the COV-HI study, built in REDCap with support from the NJRO, have been published in The Lancet Rheumatology.
In August 2019 the NIHR BioResource Centre Newcastle became the first project sponsored by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals (NuTH) to begin using electronic consent (e-Consent) to sign up volunteers.
A team composed of five NHS Trusts, including Newcastle, has won the Health Data Research UK Team of the Year award for a Sprint Exemplar Project in Rare Diseases.
The Newcastle Joint Research Office (NJRO) has been involved in the conception of a UK-wide database to provide rapid reporting on the incidence of hyper-inflammation in COVID-19 and the association with adverse outcome and potential to be modulated by intervention with biologic therapy. The database provides a rapid means of collating information from multiple sites.
As of July 2019 the NIHR BioResource Centre Newcastle will be the first project sponsored by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals to begin using electronic consent (e-Consent) to sign up volunteers.