Research Explained

WHAT IS A CLINICAL TRIAL?

A clinical trial is a medical research study designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a specific treatment. Trials help doctors and nurses to understand how to treat or prevent a particular condition. They can lead to the development of new or refined treatment pathways in the future. Every childhood vaccination, clinical procedure and medical intervention in existence today has been through a clinical trials process to ensure that they are fit for purpose and safe. Generations of the human population have benefitted from the clinical trials process. A recent example of this is the COVID-19 vaccine testing and rollout. Read more (link to Research Explained pdf) (Dawn will have sent you the PDF “Research Explained” pdf)

A clinical trial is a medical research study designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a specific treatment. Trials help doctors and nurses to understand how to treat or prevent a particular condition. They can lead to the development of new or refined treatment pathways in the future. Every childhood vaccination, clinical procedure and medical intervention in existence today has been through a clinical trials process to ensure that they are fit for purpose and safe. Generations of the human population have benefitted from the clinical trials process. A recent example of this is the COVID-19 vaccine testing and rollout.

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Secret sauce

Dictionary – “A special quality or feature regarded as the chief factor in the success of something or someone.”

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At Pumping Marvellous, we know it takes some real inner drive to live well with heart failure. Pumping Marvellous are Secret Sauce catalysts; we draw out people’s inner Secret Sauce, people’s superpowers and enable other people to learn from other people’s experiences.

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