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Helping Hands

To be able to discuss how site nursing support benefits
the clinical trial industry and home care in particular, the
ongoing obstacles need to be understood. Clinical trial sites
face many challenges, such as engaging minority groups
efficiently and quickly identifying patients, while coping
with increased work load due to the small pool of available
research locations.

Equal Representation

One barrier that continues to impact clinical trials is the
enrolment of ethnic minority groups. These classes remain
underrepresented in treatment experiments that could
save their lives. However, some diseases are more prevalent
in different racial and ethnic groups – African Americans
are approximately 70% more likely to be diagnosed with
diabetes, for example (1). Therefore, to produce a drug
that will best treat these patients they must be included
in clinical trials.

This remains an obstacle for several reasons: a lack of
minority principal investigators (PI), a lack of awareness
of clinical trials among these groups or patients living too
far from an enrolling location.

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Helena Baker is Vice President of Nursing at Medical Research Network and has over 32 years’ experience in nursing and healthcare. She previously worked at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd and St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the UK, as well as acting as a healthcare analyst to the pharmaceutical industry.
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