Design and conduct high quality pragmatic randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and earlier phase efficacy studies. These take place in primary and secondary care and in non-NHS settings such as schools and in public health.
Carry out non-randomised studies to answer important questions for patients and the NHS that cannot be evaluated using a randomised controlled trial design. For example, where an RCT would be too expensive or not ethically acceptable.
Collaborate on studies in a range of health areas including, but not restricted to: