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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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Have you ever struggled explaining your illness to the young people around you? Explaining a serious medical condition to children and young people is never easy and you worry about how to tell them without leaving them scared or confused. Enter “Medikidz”. Written by Doctors specifically for children to enable them to have a clear understanding of a vast range of diagnosed conditions. Click the link to view their COPD edition! https://www.copdlifeiscalling.com/medikidz-copd-comic-book/ Read more...

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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
  • Fantastic staff, enjoy it every time I attend
    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
  • Many thanks for all your help. I will be recommending MEU to all my friends. I've never met so many helpful staff at any unit before,and I've been to them all.
    23/08/2016 14:25:49
  • I will be recommending MEU to all my friends. I've never met so many helpful staff at any unit before,and I've been to them all.
    26/09/2016 12:30:20
  • Would not change a thing!, My opinion - you have it just right. I like the MEU, for the professional manner of the staff. Thanks again!
    26/09/2016 12:47:25
  • Thanks for all the friendliness, kindness and for helping to make a long time go quickly. I'll be back!!
    26/09/2016 12:49:07
  • Thanks to all of the great staff for making our stay as easy as possible and even enjoyable
    26/09/2016 12:51:17

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Asthma
We require asthmatics participants for a new study. This study will be approx. 13 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 6 months. A payment of up to £1170 will be made on completion of the study for your time and travel. 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 16/328.
Asthma
We require asthmatics for a new study. This study will be approx. 5 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 2.5-12 weeks. A payment of up to £400 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 MEU16/330.
Asthma
We require Asthmatics patients for a new study. This study will be approx. 23 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 6 months. A payment of up to £3600 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 MEU 16/320.
Asthma
We require Asthmatics for a new study. This study will be approx. 11 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 19 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 MEU 16/340 Part 1 & 2
Asthma
We require asthmatic patients for a clinical study. This study will be approx. 18 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 10-11 months. A reimbursement of up to £3755 will be made on completion of the study for your expenses. 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 16/337 Part 1
Asthma
We require asthmatic patients for a clinical study. This study will be approx. 10 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 3-8 weeks. A reimbursement of up to £1280 will be made on completion of the study for your expenses. 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 16/337 Part 2.
Asthma
We require Asthmatics for a new study. This study will be approx. 5 visits to the unit, with approx. three overnight stays, and will spread over approx. 5 to 6 weeks. A payment of up to £1,000 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 MEU 16/336
COPD
We require COPD patients for a new study. This study will be approx. 11 visits to the unit and will be spread over approx. 6-10 weeks. A payment of up to £1130, plus travel expenses will be made on completion of the study for your time 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 15/308.
Cystic Fibrosis
If you have been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis call 0800 655 6553 or 0161 946 4059 for more information.
Food Allergy Study
If you have Food Allergies call 0800 655 6553 or 0161 946 4059 for more information.
Graves
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
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.
Psoriasis
We require volunteers with Psoriasis for a new study. This study will be approx. 18 visits to the unit and will spread over approx. 5-7 months A payment of up to £2030 (plus travel expenses) 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 MEU16/339 PART D