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Clinical trials letters published

31 October 2019

The Science and Technology Committee has published the correspondence received from UK universities and English NHS Trusts, in response to letters sent from the Chair in early 2019. 

This correspondence forms part of the Committee’s follow-up on its previous Report on Research integrity: clinical trials transparency, which was published in October 2018.

As of 30 October 2019, the response rate to the Chair’s correspondence is:

  • Of the 41 UK universities contacted, 88% (36) responded; and
  • Of the 99 English NHS Trusts contacted, 66% (65) responded

The Committee has not received a response from the following universities and NHS Trusts: Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust; Ashford And St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Bangor University; Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust; Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; City, University of London; East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust; Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust; Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust; Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust; Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust; Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Medway NHS Foundation Trust; Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust; North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust; Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust; Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust; Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust; Sandwell And West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust; Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust; Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; St George's, University of London; St Helens And Knowsley Hospital Services NHS Trust; Swansea University; The Christie NHS Foundation Trust; The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust; The Robert Jones And Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Torbay And South Devon NHS Foundation Trust; University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust; University of Wales; Velindre NHS Trust; West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust; Whittington Health NHS Trust; Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust; and York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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