Clinical Trials Charter

Clinical-trial-charter-May-2015-post-focus-groupAt our patient advocate Rallying to the Challenge Meeting in 2014 it was unanimously agreed in the value of developing a clinical trials charter to significantly improve communication between those taking part in trials and those running clinical trials.

The Charter was developed by people living with Parkinson's and clinicians and acts as a series of guidelines which sets out standards of practice for those involved and outlines and reinforces the responsibilities of, and benefits for patients and scientist participating in trials.

The Charter has been largely developed by patients but importantly, has also been evaluated by several neurologists and research scientists and the protocol is already being piloted in a multicentre clinical trial being led from Plymouth. View the charter here and see Resources section below - simply click on the relevant box to access further information.

If you're considering taking part in a trial you can also find general information on our Recruiting Now pages.

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