Today is International Clinical Trials Day in The UK

On International Clinical Trials Day, the NIHR promotes its “OK to ask” campaign

International Clinical Trials Day: 20 May
International Clinical Trials Day

International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world on or near the 20 May each year, to commemorate the day that James Lind started his famous trial on the deadly disease scurvy. It provides a focal point to raise awareness of the importance of research to health care, and highlights how partnerships between patients and healthcare practitioners are vital to high-quality, relevant research.

On International Clinical Trials Day, the NIHR promotes its “OK to ask” campaign to encourage patients and the public to ask medical professionals about clinical research.

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