Current Projects

If you can't find the trial you are looking for it is possible that it is no longer active and is now part of the list of completed projects.

A Cochrane Risk of Bias Assessment Tool: Non-Randomised Studies of Interventions (ACROBAT-NRSI)

This research study aims to develop methods and the evidence-base for the scientifically rigorous assessment of risk of bias in non-randomised studies of interventions. The project will build on an initial version of A Cochrane Risk of Bias Assessment Tool: Non-Randomised Studies of Interventions (ACROBAT-NRSI).

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CLAHRC II: Evidence Based Transformation with the NHS

There is a wide variation in performance of NHS trusts on key quality indicators across the Yorkshire and Humber region.

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The Two Week Wait (2WW) study – an investigation of patient non-attendance at urgent referral appointments for suspected cancer

The Two Week Wait (2WW) study is funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research and aims to investigate patient non-attendance at urgent referral appointments for suspected cancer. The results are expected to inform interventions which aim to reduce non-attendance.

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Trials engagement in children and adolescents (TRECA)

TRECA is funded by the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research programme to investigate the potential for multimedia information (MMI) resources to improve the quality of decision-making by children and adolescents about participation in healthcare trials.

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Using unpublished data, text mining and social media to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of the retrieval of adverse effects data

This study will assess the usefulness of social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) and unpublished material (e.g. reports, manufacturer data) and will create database searches to find information on the side effects of healthcare interventions.

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