227402 - Clinical Trials (Answered)

Adam Afriyie
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of NHS patients registered for clinical trials in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014.

George Freeman

Data is not available on the proportion of National Health Service patients registering interest in participating in clinical trials or the proportion that participate.

Recruitment in England to clinical trials hosted by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN), and total recruitment in England to all trials and other well-designed studies hosted by the CRN is shown in the following table.

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Trials

49,372

56,455

60,056

All trials and studies

595,540

637,974

604,216