Finding answers faster, together.

Gain access to tomorrow’s medicines today and participate in a clinical trial near you.

Why volunteer for a clinical trial?

Connect with local healthcare professionals and access the latest medicines and therapies through your guided FutureMeds clinical trial journey.

Access the latest medicines & therapies

Gain access to the latest treatments, therapies and medicines for various conditions and illnesses through your trial journey.

Connect with expert doctors & clinicians

Access free consultations over the course of your trial and connect with highly experienced FutureMeds medical professionals.

Help progress medical science

Help support scientific discovery and development to ensure other people have access to the very best treatments and medicines.

Your guided trial experience

  • Receive a free eligibility health check for our trials from our highly trained staff, who focus on your comfort & safety
  • Experience support & regular monitoring every step of the way through your trial journey
  • Enjoy flexibility & choice around your trial experience support to find what works best for you

Questions people ask most

If you do have any questions not answered below, please reach out to us at enquiries

Your normal healthcare will not be affected by taking part in a clinical trial.

During the trial, you can continue to visit your doctor for any health issues not related to your participation in the trial.

Clinical trials that are well-designed and well-executed are the best approach for eligible participants to:

Play an active role in their own health care.

Gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available.

Obtain expert medical care at leading health care facilities during the trial.

Help others by taking part in a research trial.

Experienced doctors and nurses will closely monitor you during the study. In fact, participants in clinical trials are often more closely monitored than patients treated outside clinical trials.

This is because trial protocol requires detailed collection of health data and frequent patient checkups to assess how patients are doing.

The ethical and legal codes that govern medical practice also apply to clinical trials. In addition, clinical research is regulated with built-in safeguards to protect the participants.

The trial follows a carefully controlled protocol, a study plan which details what researchers will do in the study. An Ethics committee has to have approved a clinical trial before it can begin.

Clinical trials are carefully designed research studies in which people help doctors find ways to improve health and care related to specific diseases or medical conditions.

Each study tries to answer a scientific question and find better ways to prevent, diagnose, or treat that condition.

We are regulated by The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). MHRA is the regulatory authority responsible for clinical trial approvals, oversight, and inspections in the United Kingdom (UK).

The MHRA grants permission for clinical trials to be conducted in the UK in accordance with the MHCTR and the MHCTR2006.

After you start receiving treatment or care according to the research protocol, you may decide you no longer wish to continue in the trial.

You can withdraw your consent to take part in a trial at any time and you do not have to give a reason.

In Phase I trials, researchers test an experimental drug or treatment in a small group of people (20-80) for the first time to evaluate its safety, determine a safe dosage range, and identify side effects.

In Phase II trials, the experimental study drug or treatment is given to a larger group of people (100-300) to see if it is effective and to further evaluate its safety.

In Phase III trials, the experimental study drug or treatment is given to large groups of people (1,000-3,000) to confirm its effectiveness, monitor side effects, compare it to commonly used treatments, and collect information that will allow the experimental drug or treatment to be used safely.

In Phase IV trials, post marketing studies collect additional information including the drug’s risks, benefits, and optimal use.

Our facilities

  • Our experienced research team are dedicated to overcoming the challenges of clinical research through innovation
  • Our specialist and dedicated research team are equipped to support intensive studies.
  • We collaborate with partner specialists to enhance the patient experience, delivery and quality of the clinical trial process.

How it works

To see if you can join a clinical trial, follow these three steps

Step 1. Register your interest

If you are interested in a trial please register your interest by taking our short eligibility questionnaire for the study that is of interest to you.

Step 2. Speak with our team

One of our experienced research will then be in touch with you to discuss the study with you and determine your eligibility in more detail.

Step 3. Appointment

If suitable, you will be invited into our clinic for an in-person visit where the study will be explained to you in detail by one of our research physicians and you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

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  • Cardiovascular Disease Research

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Register your interest today

If you’re interested in becoming a part of a clinical trial, please get in touch today

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