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Clinical research is on the rise in the NHS, and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is helping to spearhead the trend highlighted by new figures in a league table published on 21 October 2015.

Clinical research is a vital part of the work of the NHS; it is the way that doctors gather evidence about 'what works', so that treatments for patients can be improved.

In addition, there is research evidence to show that patients do better in hospitals and surgeries that do research - even if they don't actually take part in a study themselves.

Read more (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

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