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IMPORTANT INFORMATION - SAFA during Covid-19

We are working on reopening the study hospitals for recruitment in a phased manner. If the study hospital closest to you is not listed as ‘open for recruitment’ yet, please email safa@soton.ac.uk and we will contact you as soon as we know when the study will reopen at your local study hospital.

For women who would like to join the study, please keep looking at the social media updates on Twitter (@SafaAcne) and Instagram (safaclinicaltrial) where we will update you as things progress.

 

The SAFA study is run in six Dermatology Centres across the UK:

  • Birmingham - (closed for recruitment)
  • Bristol - (closed for recruitment)
  • Epsom - (closed for recruitment)
  • Harrogate - open for recruitment
  • Poole - open for recruitment
  • Portsmouth - (closed for recruitment)

If you are interested in taking part in this trial, please answer a few questions to see if the study would be suitable for you.

If the study is suitable for you, please contact your nearest study centre the contact details below.

Birmingham - Queen Elizabeth Hospital - closed for recruitment

To discuss the trial or to book your first clinic visit, please see the contact details below.

 

Rachel Fisher, Research Nurse

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal Address:

Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital)

Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre

Birmingham

B15 2TH

Bristol - Royal Infirmary Dermatology Centre - closed for recruitment

To discuss the trial or to book your first clinic visit, please see the contact details below.

 

Jo Roberts, Research Nurse

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal address:

Bristol Royal Infirmary Dermatology Centre

Upper Maudlin Street

Bristol

Avon

BS2 8HW

 

Epsom - General Hospital - closed for recruitment

To discuss the trial or to book your first clinic visit, please see the contact details below.

 

Neringa Vilimiene or Rachel Hayre, Research Nurses

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal address:

Epsom General Hospital

Dorking Road

Epsom

KT18 7EG

Harrogate - District Hospital - OPEN

To discuss the trial or to book your first clinic visit, please see the contact details below.

 

Nadira Singh or Ruth Goodfellow, Research Nurses

Phone: 01423555468

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal address:

Dermatology Research

Harrogate District Hospital

1st floor

19 Wetherby Road

Harrogate

North Yorkshire

HG2 7GX

Poole - General Hospital - OPEN

To discuss the trial or to book your first clinic visit, please see the contact details below.

 

Charlotte Barclay, Research Nurse

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Telephone: 01202448111 (Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm)

Postal address:

Poole General Hospital

Longfleet Road

Poole

BH15 2JB

Portsmouth - St Mary's General Hospital Dermatology Centre - closed for recruitment

To discuss the trial or to book your first clinic visit, please see the contact details below.

 

Sonia Baryschpolec, Research Nurse

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal address:

St Mary's General Hospital Dermatology Centre

Milton Road

Portsmouth

PO3 6AD

Coordinated by Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU)

For more information about whether the study  is suitable for you or to book your first clinic visit, please contact your nearest study centre.

For general queries about the study, please contact the SAFA study manager.

 

Susanne Renz, PhD (SAFA Study Manager)

 

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Telephone: 02381205538

Fax: 08447740621

Postal address:

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

University of Southampton

Mailpoint 131

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO16 6YD

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