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Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit

We would like to make everyone aware that the OCTRU office continues to be contactable during the current situation regarding COVID-19.

If you have any queries please continue to contact us at octrutrialshub@ndorms.ox.ac.uk or for queries about specific trials, please contact the trial teams directly on the numbers on your information sheets or the trial websites.   

Latest News

Clinical trial finds Azithromycin has no benefit against COVID-19

A clinical trial by University of Oxford researchers has confirmed that the antibiotic azithromycin has no clinical benefit in people with moderate COVID-19.

Study reveals the three most important aspects of care for hip fractures

Older patients with hip fractures recover better if they receive treatment under the supervision of both a surgeon and a specialist in elderly care; are checked to avoid future falls; and are assessed for memory problems.

AVID-CC trial opens to recruitment!

The AVID-CC trial has received OCTRU Green Light approval and is now open to recruitment!

WHiTE Four trial results published

The results of the WHiTE Four clinical trial for the treatment of fragility hip fractures have been published in The Bone and Joint Journal.

TRAINING SESSIONS & SEMINARS

OCTRU Trials Expertise Session: Central Monitoring *ONLINE*

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 10am to 11am @ Microsoft Teams

Please note this session will be run online over Microsoft Teams - further details will be sent directly to attendees.

OCTRU New Starter Training *ONLINE*

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 10am to 11.30am @ Microsoft Teams

Please note this session will be run online over Microsoft Teams - further details will be sent directly to attendees.

OCTRU New Starter Training *ONLINE*

Tuesday, 01 June 2021, 10am to 11.30am @ Microsoft Teams

Please note this session will be run online over Microsoft Teams - further details will be sent directly to attendees.