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Researchers from Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences are now enrolling participants into PRINCIPLE, the first clinical trial of potential COVID-19 treatments to take place in GP practices.

Researchers from Oxford University are now enrolling participants into the first clinical trial of potential COVID-19 treatments to take place in GP practices.

The Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 in older peoPLE (PRINCIPLE) trial will involve hundreds of GP practices across the UK and is one of three national priority clinical trials on COVID-19.

The trial has been awarded a £1.7 million share of the £24.6 million rapid research response funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), and by the Department of Health and Social Care through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

PRINCIPLE will enable researchers to rapidly evaluate different treatments that could stem the progression of COVID-19 symptoms in older people and help ease the burden on hospitals.

Read more on the Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit website

Or visit https://www.phctrials.ox.ac.uk/principle-trial to find out more about the PRINCIPLE trial