To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people were recruited into National Institute for Health and Care Research supported phase 3 trials for (a) dementia, (b) cancer, (c) stroke and (d) coronary heart disease in each of the last 10 years.
16 May 2022
The information requested is shown in the attached table.
The numbers of participants recruited declined in 2020/21 and 2021/22. While the exact reasons for this decline are unknown, it is likely that the reduction is related to the impact of the pandemic and a focus on recruiting participants to urgent studies related to COVID-19 in these years.