Practice Research Information

We Are a Research Practice

 Pendle View Medical Centre takes part in high quality medical research.

 Medical research helps to improve the health and well being of the nation.

  • Lead Research GP   -   Prof Umesh Chauhan
  • Research GP  -   Dr R Thakur
  • Research Nurse -  Lesley Miller


Join a COVID-19 Clinical Trial

The PRINCIPLE trial aims to find treatments that reduce hospital admission and improve symptoms for people with COVID-19. You could be eligible to join if you have had these symptoms for fewer than 15 days or qualify by age group:

  • a continuous new or worsening cough
  • and/or a high temperature
  • OR have a positive test for SARS-Co-V2 infection with COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days
  • You are aged 50 to 64 with a pre-existing illness
  • You are aged 65 and above

Find out more or call 0800 138 0880.

Depression or Anxiety

If you’ve experienced depression or anxiety, you can be part of a unique opportunity to join the largest study looking at Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression.

We encourage people sign up for this exciting study.

Click here to watch the film and find out more.

or sign up at

Research into COVID19

For more information into the study we in which we are taking part and how this may affect you contact the practice

Research into Mental Health Promotion and Prevention Support

Please click on the link below for more information:

Psychology Feasibility Study.pdf

Edinburgh & Lothians Viral Intervention Study

Click on the link below for more information