The West Midlands boasts world-class facilities, clinical infrastructure and a well-established research profile, plus access to one of the largest and most ethnically diverse populations in Europe. 

Network Statistics 2020/21

Key statistics about the Network for 2020/2021:

  • 151,125 participants recruited into studies across the region, including Urgent Public Health studies related to Covid-19
  • 468 individual sites recruited people into studies
  • The Network recruited participants for 517 studies ( many were paused due to the pandemic)
  • 1,920 people took part in commercial studies
  • 41% of GP practices recruited patients into  studies
  • 1,876 people took part in primary care studies 

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