ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

NHS increases funding for clinical trials

June 29, 2004 7:00 AM UTC

The U.K.'s NHS formed the U.K. Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC), which has the goal of expanding the number of patients who participate in clinical trials. The UKCRC will have L24 million ($43.8 million) to form research networks of "clinical teams, primary care trusts, the voluntary sector, and industry" in Alzheimer's disease (AD), stroke, diabetes, mental health and pediatric indications. An additional L7 million ($12.8 million) also will be available to fund additional research and support clinical trial infrastructure in these areas. ...