Digital Clinical Trials
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
Intervention: A grant awarded by eHealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (EPIC) enabled the development of an app to help Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust attract commercial trials, manage existing trials and engage with patients involved or interested in clinical research.
What trials exist
Registering of interest in taking part in a trial
Appointment reminders/key calendar dates
Patient education videos - what to do or expect during the trial
Virtual tour of the unit to attract international studies
Reduced appointment do not attends
Better informed patients
Promotion of trials and awareness raising of taking part
Implementation: HCI were integral in the application for the funding, followed by the scoping, development and testing of the app, filming of the virtual tours and future commercialisation and adaption for other Trusts to use.