Welcome to the Patient Recruitment Centre: Leicester
We are dedicated to setting up and delivering late phase commercial clinical trials in the NHS at pace and scale. We are one of five national Patient Recruitment Centres that work collaboratively, through an innovative national franchise-like model, to make it easier and quicker to deliver commercial research in the UK.
By attracting more commercial research to the UK, we increase opportunities for NHS patients to access cutting edge treatment and therapies that are not yet widely available through the NHS. We work across the region, through our partners and stakeholders, to ensure as many people as possible are given an opportunity to take part in research.
PRC: Leicester is a dedicated research centre hosted by the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and based at Leicester General Hospital. We are proud to be situated in one of the most diverse, multicultural cities in the UK.
We offer opportunities for people to take part in late phase commercial research. Late phase clinical trials test whether a new treatment is better than existing treatments. By this point, the new treatment will have already been tested for safety and whether it has any side-effects. Commercial research is any trial or study funded by a private company rather than through the government, university or a charity.
Take a look at our pages to discover what research delivery opportunities exist in our region, find out how to participate in a research study, or work with us to deliver research together for the benefit of patients.
Whether you are a customer, research participant or research partner, a warm welcome awaits you at PRC: Leicester.