Leicester Clinical Trials Unit


Leicester Clinical Trials Unit works in partnership with many organisations. Learn more about our partners.


LCTU is part of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Collaborative (CRC).

Cancer research UK logoCancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) - Funding scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner.

National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR)

The NIHR is the research arm of the NHS. It is a large overarching organisation with many components including some of the below:

Royal College of Surgeons of England logoThe Royal College of Surgeons of England

The Royal College of Surgeons of England is an independent professional body and registered charity that promotes and advances standards of surgical care for patients, and regulates surgery and dentistry in England and Wales.


The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Partners' goal is to establish the UK as a world leader in clinical research. The UKCRC provides a forum that enables all Partners to work together to transform the clinical research environment in the UK. LCTU is a member of the UKCRC.

LCTU Clinical Trials links

  • Cochrane Library: systematic reviews of primary research in health care and health policy.
  • NIHR Clinical Trials Guide with information to support individuals interested in pursuing a research career that involves the delivery of clinical trials.
  • RDS Blog: Monthly update from the Research Design Service, bringing you tips, insights and experiences of the funding application process.

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