Monday 20 May marks the work of James Lind who held the first clinical trial in 1747 on board the HMS Salisbury when he experimented with different remedies for helping 12 men with scurvy. The Scottish Physician found that sailors given citrus fruits made an impressive recovery compared to the other treatments.

The Research and Development Team at the RD&E are celebrating this event on Monday 20 May at Princesshay shopping centre, Exeter.  Various stalls will be showcasing studies, Paediatric measuring Teddy stall, information/resources relating to the life-changing impact of Research.   Please come and join us. 

CPD accredited free online research course available 13th May 2019

Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research- find out how medical treatments are discovered, tested and evaluated to improve healthcare for all.

This a free online course available to all, so if you are interested in finding out more about clinical research and how it works please join through the link The course is CPD accredited for 16 hours, there is an option to purchase a certificate if you wish.

If you want to find out more about the research we do at RD&E please take a look at our website,  you can follow us on Facebook and Twitter @RDEResearch