Category: Patient Engagement

How to Involve Patients in the Design of Decentralised Clinical Trials

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There’s no doubt of the seismic impact COVID-19 has had on clinical trials. As a result of safety measures, the industry has had no choice but to start moving towards an approach which minimises or eliminates the need for travel and contact. As a result, more and more trials are being held virtually, and completely decentralised trials are increasingly more common.

How We Can Address Barriers to Clinical Trial Accessibility

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Here, we explore the biggest social barriers to clinical trial accessibility from a patient recruitment perspective, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of technology in making research more accessible.

Why We Need To Improve Diversity Amongst Clinical Trial Participants

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We explore the issues faced when people of white, European descent are over-represented in clinical trials, the benefits of a diverse patient population on trial outcomes, and how researchers can engage with minority populations to increase diversity among participants to improve overall drug development.