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Clinical Trials

Oldfield Surgery is A Research Active Organisation

Contact Details

Direct Line:         01225 423250

Fax:                    01225 481857



Patients see our Further Information page  Get Involved in Research


Trials at Oldfield

We have a dedicated trials unit based within the surgery and a team of 3 dedicated research staff giving us plenty of space for visiting study monitors.

We take pride in being one of the most successful GP based clinical research units in the country.

Fully up to date with all trial management systems our team have worked with every major pharmaceutical company, producing quality data and always achieving our targets. We have between 5-10 ongoing studies recruiting at any one time

If you are a patient who would like to be considered for future trials please contact Mrs Becky Cumpson on 01225 423250 with your details.


Meet the Team

Dr Patrick Eavis

Principal Investigator & GP Champion

With over 25yrs of experience, having worked in all major treatment areas, Dr Patrick Eavis is the GP Champion for the National Institute for Health Research, and also a past member of the local LREC.

Hayley Derbyshire
Research Nurse
Becky Cumpson
Research Co-Ordinator



  • Computerised database of 12,000 patients
  • Broad range of patient demographics
  • Dedicated research nurse, fully ICH and GCP trained
  • Experienced Investigators, fully ICH and GCP trained
  • Full-time Research Co-Ordinator
  • Experience in electronic data capture
  • Over 25 years’ experience
  • High recruitment levels, top UK and European recruiter in several studies
  • Excellent audit results
  • Independent, fully equipped unit and spacious monitoring facilities
  • On site pharmacy and pharmacist


Examples of our Trials expertise

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • Opioid Induced Constipation
  • ENT (Ear Nose & Throat conditions)
  • Cardio Vascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Eczema
  • Acute Cough
  • Dyspepsia
  • Cancer Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Vaccinations
  • Osteoporosis
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sore Throat
  • Babies
  • Dermatology
  • Diet & Lifestyle
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