Latest News

Here you will be able to find all the latest news from the E-CLAD UK trial.

Recruitment Progress

Our current total for the E-CLAD UK trial is 11 participants. Well done to all our sites. (Nov 2023) 

Fourth Site Up and Running

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are the latest site to get the green light to start recruiting participants into the E-CLAD UK trial. Study ECP treatment for participants at Royal Papworth will take place at Addenbrooke's Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Congratulations to Dr Parmar and his team. (Sept 2023)

Recruitment at Harefield Hospital

Congratulations to Dr Carby and his team at Harefield Hospital who have recruited their first participant into the trial. (Aug 2023)

Third Site Up and Running

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust are the latest site to get the ok to recruit patients into the E-CLAD UK trial. Well done to Dr Carby and his team at Harefield hospital. (May 2023)

Second Site Up and Running

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have become our second site to receive the green light to start recruitment. Congratulations to the Birmingham team and we look forward to the first patient being recruited there. (Apr 2023)

Public Engagement Award Nomination

The E-CLAD UK trial was nominated for an award at Newcastle University's 2023 Engagement and Place awards in the Engaging for Health, Well-being and Societal benefit category. The awards set out to showcase and recognise great examples of engagement from across the University. While we didn't win, the nomination is an acknowledgement of the great work being done by Jo and Alex and all of our patient and public contributors. (May 2023)

First Recruits

The E-CLAD UK is now officially up and running with our first participant recruited into the study at Newcastle. Well done to everyone involved. (Feb 2023)

First Site Up and Running

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were our first site to receive the green light to start recruitment on 9th February 2023. Congratulations to the Newcastle team and thank you for all the hard work to get up and running. (Feb 2023)

Regulatory Approvals

As of 2 November, E-CLAD UK has received its regulatory approvals. This means that the Research Ethics Committee, the Health Research Authority and the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority have all reviewed the trial and said that they are happy for the trial to go ahead.  We will now push forward with getting our research sites up and running so that we can start recruiting patients.

Successful Trial Launch

On Thursday 9th June we had a trial launch meeting in York with staff from the five research sites around the country. The meeting was a great success with everyone eager to get the trial up and running. 

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