Research

Did you know that Parkside Medical Practice is an active supporter of research studies?

We support research studies carried out by Nottingham University Hospitals and the Clinical Research Network.  All the studies in which we participate are ethically approved by the NHS and further scrutinised by Nottingham City CCG.  All information about you is kept strictly confidential

You might receive a letter from us inviting you to take part in a particular study.

Our current studies include:

  • LO-NO – aiming to identify whether all patients prescribed asthma inhalers really need them.  More information is available on youtube
  • Fit 4 Life – for patients aged 26-65 with Type 2 Diabetes, helping them to set personal goals and discover physical activities that are right for them.  Visit fit4lifenotts for more information.
  • IPRO – looking at improving understanding of pain relief mechanisms through brain imaging
  • REACT – for the relatives of someone with psychosis or bipolar disorder. Click here to view the React Flyer

We are part of the Royal College of General Practitioners Research Ready programme and have various staff members who have undertaken “Good Clinical Practice” training.