Improving research accessibility in non-research Trusts

Project Description
In March 2012, the Government set an ambition for ten percent of people with dementia to be involved in clinical trials by 2015. For Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHR) this meant embarking on an initiative to increase patient access to research. The Trust previously had a strong research presence across other areas like cancer and oncology, however very little activity was happening in dementia and neurodegenerative diseases.

With the proactivity of one research nurse, research moved further up the priority list.

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