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Our CTU is expanding - would you like to join us?

Our CTU is expanding - would you like to join us?

Funding success General Research

We currently have a vacancies in trial management, statistics and programming.

Randomised Controlled Trials Course

Randomised Controlled Trials Course

Join our interdisciplinary faculty of clinicians, statisticians and trial managers with a wealth of RCT experience in this 16th year of the CSM RCT course

Research Day

Research Day

This week, saw the coming together of all the researchers in the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM) to celebrate and learn about some of the research ongoing in the Centre including some of the OCTRU trials.

HOME Study recruits first patients!

HOME Study recruits first patients!

The HOME Study looking at how best to address prolonged hospital stays in older inpatients opened to recruitment earlier this week and has recruited its first 3 patients.

UK TAVI Trial completes recruitment!

UK TAVI Trial completes recruitment!

The UK TAVI trial closed to recruitment on 30th April 2018 and successfully recruited 913 patients. UK TAVI began recruiting in April 2014 with an accrual target of 808 patients and after a slow start recruited its 100th patient in April 2015. Due to a lower than expected mortality rate, the recruitment target was then increased to 890 in July 2016. A total of 34 sites were activated with 33 sites recruiting at least one patient. 58 patients were recruited in the final 2 months of accrual, a fantastic effort by all those involved.

WHITE 4 Trial completes recruitment!

WHITE 4 Trial completes recruitment!

Well done all the surgeons, research nurses and the theatre staff - and of course all the patients! – 1140th patient has been recruited today into WHITE4. This is the biggest trial on extra capsular hip fractures that has ever been conducted in the UK!

OCTRU Apprentice Katie Chegwin wins Oxfordshire Apprentice of the Year 2018 Award!

OCTRU Apprentice Katie Chegwin wins Oxfordshire Apprentice of the Year 2018 Award!

Congratulations to OCTRU's Katie Chegwin who has been awarded the Oxfordshire Apprentice of the Year and Higher Apprentice Awards in the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2018!

WHISH Trial reaches target

WHISH Trial reaches target

CORKA Trial reaches target

CORKA Trial reaches target

Celebrating the last 5 years at OCTRU

Celebrating the last 5 years at OCTRU

Earlier this month we celebrated the last five years of running and supporting excellent clinical trials that benefit patients and improve healthcare.

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