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New register will track trials funded by the NHS

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7422.1010-f (Published 30 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1010
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    A recently launched electronic register of clinical trials will provide information on all randomised controlled trials funded wholly by the NHS in England.

    The NHS trusts clinical trials register has been set up to comply with the requirements of the UK research governance framework regarding trial registration, and to identify areas being supported by NHS research funding.

    It will include details on all trials taking place in England with planned completion dates after 31 March 2003. The register will not include trials that are part of a nationally …

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