The nurses promote quality care for patients taking part in early phase research through peer support, training and guidance for those involved in early phase and translational research.
Debra Blackstone, Addenbrooke's HospitalRuth Boyd - Belfast City HospitalPatricia Campbell - South East Scottish Cancer Research NetworkAnne Croudass - Cancer Research UKTracey Crowe - Royal Marsden Hospital (Children and Young Person's Unit)Kerry Gready - Southampton CRUK CentreAngela Green - Weston Park Hospital, SheffieldBen Hood - Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre, NewcastleClaire Lang - Velindre Cancer CentreGlenda Laviste, The Christie NHS Foudation TrustMarivic Ricamara - UCLH Clinical Research Facility, LondonKaren Turner - University of BirminghamSandie Wellman - Oxford University Hospitals (Chair)
Research nurses on the ECMC Research Nurse Network Group Steering Committee recognised a need to improve the quality of site initiation visits from sponsors. A working group made up of research nurses and academic sponsor representatives (CTUs and CRUK’s Centre for Drug Development) worked together to produce some guidance in this area.
SIV Guidance [Please note that this is something you may want to consider at your locations and is not an endorsement of a particular way of running SIVs by the ECMC Programme Office]
If you have any feedback on this guidance please contact email@example.com
Kay Wilson & Vivienne Wilson
Debra Jowle & Angela Little
Patient Satisfaction Survey poster
The steering committee of the ECMC Research Nurse Network Group agreed that it was important to try to gain an understanding of the experience of patients participating in early phase trials. A survey was undertaken in March 2015 to determine patient satisfaction. Below are a number of documents relating to this survey:
If you have any queries about this survey please contact Hannah Brown in the ECMC Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre initiative is jointly funded by Cancer Research UK, the National Institute for Health Research in England and the Departments of Health for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.