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  • What is Asthma?
  • What is COPD?
  • Do you have Symptoms?

Asthma affects over 5 million people in the UK, including one in eight school children and one in thirteen adults.

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  • Excellent staff! Always kind, friendly and make you feel at home and at ease.
    11/05/2010 13:18:23
  • Wouldn't hesitate to complete another study. Really friendly and helpful staff - thanks for looking after me!
    26/10/2010 10:16:27
  • The team acted very professionally at all times. It has been a pleasure.
    26/10/2010 10:21:56
  • I was made very welcome by the staff and would be willing to do any trials in the future
    27/10/2010 13:22:25
  • Thankyou to all at MEU for a fantastic job you all do, most appreciated
    25/05/2011 13:08:25
  • I intended to reply after my experience in any case to merely say how wonderfully professional, organised and yet relaxing the whole process was - certainly I felt it. Everybody appears to work well and humorously together. Congratulations and thankyou
    26/05/2011 13:00:19
  • Nothing more can be done. The staff at the MEU are truly amazing
    26/05/2011 13:02:58
  • Brilliant caring staff
    19/03/2014 11:36:09
  • I’ve just had my last follow up visit, great staff and great place
    19/03/2014 11:36:56
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    19/03/2014 11:37:17
  • I would like to meet the person who employs the staff here at the MEU as every member of staff i have been in contact with has been so friendly, warm, helpful, and on the ball, so they are doing a good job
    24/09/2014 14:26:42
  • This was my first trial. I was very apprehensive and nervous. Following completion of the trial, I would definitely recommend the MEU to others and look forward to helping further in other trials I am eligible for. Thank you to all the staff who looked after me during my stay. Very polite and friendly.
    01/04/2015 12:31:53

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Asthma
We are inviting adult volunteers with asthma to participate in a new study. This study will be approx. 9 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 5 months (but this could be longer or shorter). A payment will be made on completion of the study for your time, travel expenses and to compensate for any inconvenience. If you would like to find out more about this study please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553 and quote study MEU15/295
Asthma
We require Asthmatics for a new study. This study will be approx. 3 visits to the unit, over approximately 1- 2 months. A payment of up to £300 is available for participation in the study for your time, travel expenses and to compensate for any inconvenience. If you would like to find out more about this study please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553 and quote study MEU14/287
Asthma
We require asthmatics for a new study. This study will be approx. 12 visits to the unit, spread over approx. 5 months. A payment of up to £660 will be made on completion of the study for your time, travel expenses and to compensate for any inconvenience. If you would like to find out more about this study please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553 and quote study MEU15/311.
COPD
We require volunteers with COPD for a new study. This study involves approximately 14 visits to the unit and 8 telephone contacts, over approximately 16 months. Payment will be £40 per visit to compensate for any inconvenience plus an additional reimbursement for meals, travel and prescription charges. If you would like to find out more about this study please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553.
Cystic Fibrosis
If you suffer from Cystic Fibrosis call 0800 655 6553 for more information.
Cystic Fibrosis
We require Cystic Fibrosis patients for a new study. This study will be approx. 7-8 visits to the unit, spread over approx. 7-9 weeks. A payment of up to £540 will be made on completion of the study for your time, travel expenses and to compensate for any inconvenience. If you would like to find out more about this study please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553 and quote study MEU15/313.
Food Allergy Study
If you suffer from Food Allergies call 0800 655 6553 for more information.
Graves
*NEW STUDY MEU 15/304 STARTING* We require patients with Graves’ disease for a new study. This study will be approx. 13 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 15 to 18 weeks. Compensation will be paid on completion of the study for your time, travel expenses and to compensate for any inconvenience. If you would like to find out more about this study please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553 and quote study MEU 15/304
Healthy
We require Healthy Volunteers for a new study. This study will be approx. 6 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 5-14 weeks. You will be compensated for your time, travel expenses and inconvenience. If you would like to find out more about this study please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553 and quote study MEU 15/305
Healthy
*NEW STUDY MEU 16/317 STARTING* We require Healthy Volunteers for a new study. This study will be approx. 4 visits (including a residential period of 19 continuous days with 18 overnight stays) to the unit and will spread over approx. 4-8 weeks. A payment will be made on completion of the study for your time, travel expenses and to compensate for any inconvenience. If you would like to find out more about this study please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553 and quote study
New Volunteers Screenings
We are always looking for volunteers who have Asthma or COPD to come in and attend a New Volunteer Screening. These screenings allow us to gather information which could potentially lead onto future clinical trials. If you would like to find out more about this please call our Volunteer Services Team on 0800 655 6553 and quote study New Volunteer Screen.