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Clinical Studies Officer/Nurse - Neuroprogressive and Dementia Network

Posted 5 February by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Featured Ended
The Neuroprogressive and Dementia Research Network is an established organisation funded by the Chief Scientist Office. Our primary aim is to support and facilitate the conduct and delivery of clinical trials in dementia and neurodegenerative diseases within the NDN portfolio. Dr Peter Connelly, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist at Murray Royal Hospital, Perth is the Champion of the NDN. Emma Law is the Network Manager based in NHS Tayside. This post will enable some large studies to be delivered. One of the main responsibilities of this post is coordination of the European Prevention of Alzheimer's Dementia (EPAD) Project in Glasgow. The EPAD project is an ambitious European initiative to create a novel environment for testing numerous interventions targeted at the prevention of Alzheimer's Dementia. You will be expected to manage individuals through the trial pathway and will be appropriately trained to administer neuropsychological trial assessments.You will also be expected to manage trial data, conduct data entry, quality check data and adhere to the trial protocol. You will also be responsible for working on other of clinical studies, primarily in Glasgow but occasionally from other areas within neighbouring Health Boards. Very occasionally you may be required to work at some distance from Glasgow if the demands of a particular study require this. You will be involved with the assessment and management of the research pathways for patients and carers participating in clinical studies under the auspices of the network. You will be required to liaise with clinical teams dealing with the clinical care of the patient and carer concerned. You will work closely with the Senior Clinical Studies officer in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the network manager as part of a team of research staff across Scotland. A key part of the role will be the delivery of studies in Glasgow. You will be required to comply with the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland throughout your employment. Information on the Healthcare Support Worker Regulations can be found on NHS Glasgow Staffnet. Full and part time hours will be considered. It is essential you are educated to Degree level or equivalent in a health related discipline and have current registration with your registered body. You should also have substantial experience in research studies. Informal enquiries to Catriona McNeill onorare encouraged. This post closes on the 16th February 2018.
Informal enquiries to Catriona McNeill onorare encouraged.

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