The research team includes a number of different people and you will probably meet the following:
- the consultant clinician
- specialist registrars
- research nurses and clinical trial practitioners
Kết quả xổ số Quảng NamThe team may also include research fellows (scientists), data managers and clinical trial coordinators, although you may not meet them.
The Research Nurse/Clinical Trial Practitioner
Kết quả xổ số Quảng NamDuring a trial, you are likely to have the most contact with your research nurse or clinical trial practitioner. Their role is to coordinate your care while you are on the trial and act as your key contact. This includes organising investigations and taking blood samples.
Kết quả xổ số Quảng NamThe research nurse or clinical trial practitioner will provide you with information about the trial and answer any questions you may have. They are there to support both you and your family.
Depending on the type of trial you take part in, some research nurses also give drug treatments.
A Clinical Trial Practitioner performs much the same role as a research nurse but will delegate certain clinical tasks to other members of the team. They are not nurses and usually come from a science background.
They are not nurses but come from a science background and have specialist training in cancer research.
Kết quả xổ số Quảng NamBelow is a short film which features members of the research team here at the UCLH Cancer Clinical Trials Unit and provides information on the work that they do.