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A record high: Participation in NIHR Clinical Research Network studies doubles in pandemic year

Date: 16 July 2021

The latest NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) annual statistics show the extraordinary impact the organisation made in delivering vital clinical research during the 2020/21 pandemic.

An unprecedented number of participants took part in NIHR CRN-supported studies in the twelve months between April 2020 and March 2021 – with participation levels nearly double the previous year. Over this period, a total of 1,390,483 participants enrolled in CRN portfolio studies in England in 2020/21 – up from 732,176 in 2019/20.

A massive thank you to all in R&D.

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