COVID-19 trials for patients

What COVID-19 research studies are available at the Trust?

This is a list of trials that are open in Somerset for COVID-19 patients, Staff and healthy volunteers.

We are one of the lead recruiting sites in the country for some of these studies.

Please visit the NIHR website for more information on any of the following studies:

  • RECOVERY: Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY)
  • REMAP-CAP: Randomized, Embedded, Multifactorial, Adaptive Platform trial for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
  • RECOVERY-RS Respiratory Support
  • GenOMICC: Genetics of susceptibility and mortality in critical care (GenOMICC)
  • PANCOVID: Pregnancy and neonatal outcomes in COVID-19
  • Neonatal Complications of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Study
  • COVER: COvid-19 Vascular sERvice Study
  • CCP-Cancer


  • SIREN – SARS-COV2 immunity and reinfection evaluation
  • COPCOV: Chloroquine/ hydroxychloroquine prevention of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the healthcare setting; a randomised, placebo-controlled prophylaxis study.
  • UpLift: A randomised control trial to improve NHS staff well-being.


  • PRINCIPLE: Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older people

Please visit the NIHR website for more information on any of the these studies.