Who is organising and funding this trial? How has it been approved?
The trial is being organised by the University of Nottingham (the Sponsor) and coordinated by the Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU). It is being led by Professor Phillip Bath. The trial is funded through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Programme (NIHR 133443).
All research in the NHS is looked at by an independent group of people, called a Research Ethics Committee, to protect your interests. This trial has been reviewed and given favourable opinion by South Central – Oxford A Research Ethics Committee.
Lay members of the public are involved in the teams that oversee the running of the trial and have helped develop the materials for residents and legal representatives.