Clinical Trials

The department of trauma and orthopaedic surgery has an international reputation for its leadership in clinical research.

In collaboration with the York Trials Unit, clinicians in the department are leading national multi-centre clinical trials commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research. The department is active in supporting both commercial and non-commercial research and is also acting as the UK lead for multi-national clinical trials.”

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UK’s first nationwide clinical trial on shoulder fractures reveals no significant difference between surgery and no surgery and could secure considerable savings for the NHS

A five-year study led by a Middlesbrough surgeon to determine the best treatment for a broken shoulder – surgery versus no surgery – could lead to significant financial savings.

For more information click here to link to official press release.