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PRINCIPLE: Covid-19 patient trial

PRINCIPLE; Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older peopLE

There is a new self-referral pathway for the Urgent Public Health Priority COVID-19 intervention trial in Primary Care

  • If anyone has Covid-19 symptoms, are NOT hospitalised and meet eligibility criteria as per poster (see link here: PRINICPLE Patient Recruitment Poster_v1.0 22.04.20 ) they can self-refer via phone (0800 138 0880) or by clicking on the link here upon which they will be screened.
  • If they pass the screening process, the patients GP (at Riverside Surgery) would be contacted to answer a couple of questions to help the trial team confirm their eligibility.
  • The medications/swabs would be sent to their home directly via the trial team.

Here is a link to a 5 News clip for PRINCIPLE which highlights the importance of the study and may be of interest to you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0wVaWl70ls