Edinburgh Clinical Trials


Information and updates on how ECTU is operating during the pandemic

covid 19

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What you need to do:

  • Stay at home
  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
  • Stay at least 2 metres (6 feet) away from other people
  • Wash your hands frequently

More information can be found at:




Contacting ECTU

As per the advice above, most staff at ECTU are now working from home.  Staff can still be contacted via email.  A contact list is available here.


COVID-19 Trial Support

During this time, ECTU will facilitate the support of COVID-19-targeted trials as much as possible.  Information on ECTU-supported studies can be found here.

Information on planning and setting up a COVID-19 Trial in Lothian is available online from the ACCORD Sponsor Office.

For Researchers: 

If you would like advice and assistance from ECTU regarding a COVID-19 Trial, please contact us using the box below:

Contact Us - COVID19


For members of the public: 

If you would like to participate in health services research you can register with SHARE here