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  • 400 GP practices use uMed to participate in clinical research
  • Enrolled 4,000+ patients in clinical research
  • Only 10 minutes of your time is required to participate in a study
  • Generate additional revenue for your practice

Set-up support

If you would like to join our Research Network

Fill in your details on the right to book a call with our support team so we can discuss requirements for your specific organisation and help you to get started with the onboarding process.

If you are part of an ongoing uMed-supported study and would like support, please contact us here.

Book a meeting with our support team to discuss set-up with the uMed platform.

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Get started

  • 400 GP practices use uMed to participate in clinical research
  • Enrolled 4,000+ patients in clinical research
  • Only 10 minutes of your time is required to participate in a study
  • Generate additional revenue for your practice

Why do we need your practice ODS code?

We need to verify your practice’s unique code created by the Organisation Data Service within NHS Digital.

This is used to identify organisations across health and social care to ensure we have the right information.

Why do we need your practice details?

We need to verify your practice’s unique code created by the Organisation Data Service within NHS Digital.

This is used to identify organisations across health and social care to ensure we have the right information.

Please enter your practice details below so we can identify your practice as eligible for registering with uMed.

Why do we need your practice ODS code?

We need to verify your practice’s unique code created by the Organisation Data Service within NHS Digital.

This is used to identify organisations across health and social care to ensure we have the right information.

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EHR system

uMed has agreements with EHR providers in the UK, such as EMIS and SystmOne.

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Why do we need your EHR system?

In order for us to perform searches of EHR records on your behalf to provide research services for you, we need to activate an EHR request.

EHR system

uMed has agreements with EHR providers in the UK, such as EMIS and SystmOne.

If your practice is registered with the EMIS system, please enter your CBD code.

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Why do we need your CBD code?

In order for us to activate the EMIS agreement, we need your EMIS CBD code, this is a unique number given to you by EMIS.

You may know it as your EMIS customer number.

Who would know the CBD code?

You should be able to find this on EMIS Web or alternatively, contact your practice manager.

Last step…

We’ve gone above and beyond to exceed data security requirements.

  • We conform to the requirements of General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) as well as the NHS Data Protection & Security Toolkit
  • ISO27001:2013, ISO9001:2015 compliant and Cyber Essentials Plus Certified
  • Our Data Processing Agreement has been independently reviewed by Wessex CRN legal team
  • We have Data Processing Agreements in place with 400 GP practices in the UK

Want more information? Download our Information governance pack here.

If you have any Information Governance related questions, view our FAQ’s here or alternatively, speak to a member of our support team.

We want you to feel secure that your data is being handled transparently, so we ask each practice to sign our Data Processing Agreement.

Please provide the details of the person that will be responsible for signing the data processing agreement and we will send them the document by email.

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Why do we need a data processing agreement?

uMed provides services to the practice that support the execution of clinical studies. This requires an agreement between uMed and the practice in addition to usual research agreement between the study team and site.

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Who should sign the data processing agreement?

The GP partner, research lead or practice manager will usually be responsible for signing the Data Processing Agreement.

EHR system

uMed has agreements with EHR providers in the UK, such as EMIS and SystmOne.

If your practice is registered with the SystmOne (TPP), please provide the following details.

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EHR system

uMed has agreements with EHR providers in the UK, such as EMIS and SystmOne.

If your practice is registered with the SystmOne (TPP), please provide the following details.

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Where can I find my TPP Organisation ID?

You can find your TPP organisation ID by selecting Shift + F12 in SystmOne, and then selecting 'System information' from the set-up drop down menu. If you do not have access to SystmOne, ask your practice manager or external IT help desk.

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Who is my SystmOne administrator?

The administrator for SystmOne is usually the Practice Manager. Alternatively contact your IT Help desk to find this information.

Thank you

Thank you for registering your interest. We will be in touch soon.

What’s next?

Thank you for requesting the uMed Data Processing Agreement, a DocuSign agreement has been sent to the stated person responsible for signing this agreement.

Upon digitally signing this agreement, our team will be in touch with a training video and password.

Your practice will then be able to start participating in a uMed study.

You can find more information about the interventional and observational studies that uMed are currently supporting below.

uMed Studies

Key Study Information:

  • Treatment Area:

    Parkinson's Disease

  • Study Aim:

    To advance our understanding of Parkinson’s Disease and accelerate the development of advanced therapies to improve outcomes for patients.

  • Sponsor/Owner:

    Queen Mary University of London

  • Goal:

    Ongoing patient recruitment of patient's diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.

See Study Details

Key Study Information:

  • Treatment Area:

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • Study Aim:

    To discover whether the genes that contribute to MS risk are the same or different for people of non-European ancestry, with a focus on people from African & South Asian backgrounds.

  • Sponsor/Owner:

    Queen Mary University London

  • Goal:

    400 patients and has a study period of 10 years

See Study Details

Key Study Information:

  • Treatment Area:

    COPD

  • Study Aim:

    A study to discover whether a new investigational medication (Tozorakimab) could help reduce the number of exacerbations for people with COPD.

  • Sponsor/Owner:

    AstraZeneca

  • Goal:

    30+ patients that have symptomatic COPD, with a history of COPD exacerbations.

See Study Details

Key Study Information:

  • Treatment Area:

    RSV

  • Study Aim:

    To understand how strongly babies can be protected from serious illness due to RSV infection (respiratory syncytial virus) by giving them a single antibody dose.

  • Sponsor/Owner:

    LabCorp/SANOFI

  • Goal:

    Aims to recruit 12,000 babies <1 year old

See Study Details

Hear from our current network...

"Modality is a super partnership with 45 practices and about 450,000 registered list size and as a National Research Lead for Modality Partnership, I am thrilled to be working with Umed. They allow us to support our patients by promoting and developing clinical research across all Modality sites.”

Hear what patients think about uMed...

"When I first got the message from my GP I wasn’t sure if I was going to sign up as I’m not very good with the internet. But I called the Helpline and the Nurse explained everything to me and I’m really happy that I called. I’m looking forward to being part of Access PD"