Learn more about patients’ role in clinical research (Southport) June 7th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Learn more about patients’ role in clinical research Health professionals are inviting the public to find out more about the clinical research that takes place at Southport and Ormskirk hospitals. Patients who have participated in research will join local clinicians in presenting seven short lectures on Tuesday 18th June in the Clinical Education Centre at Southport hospital between 12.30pm and 2.30pm. There will also be the opportunity to ask experts from across Merseyside and Cheshire about clinical research in the NHS. “Hundreds of patients take part in research studies in our Trust every year, which contributes to better medical care not only here in the UK but across the world,” said Dr Paul Mansour, Director of Research and Innovation at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. “It demonstrates our commitment to improving the quality of care we offer and helps our staff stay abreast of the latest treatment options.” In the year to 31 March, Trust staff and patients took part in 136 clinical research studies across 25 medical specialities. Dr Mansour added: “Our Trust takes clinical research seriously because it’s good for patients, good for staff and good for the NHS.” Booking is not necessary – just come along on the day. Light refreshments will be provided. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!