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IMPORTANT INFORMATION - SAFA during Covid-19

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. 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.

 

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

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

COMING VERY SOON

  • Swansea - Singleton Hospital

 

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 - temporarily closed

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

 

Carol Zullo or Donna Breakspear, Research Nurse

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal Address:

Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital)

Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre

Birmingham

B15 2TH

Birmingham - Solihull Hopsital - temporarily closed

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

 

Sam Stafford, Research Nurse

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal Address:

Solihull Hospital

Netherwood

Lode Lane

Solihull

B91 2JL

Bristol - Royal Infirmary Dermatology Centre - OPEN

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

 

Cardiff - University Hospital of Wales - temporarily closed

Due to Covid-19 clinical trials, this hospital had to temporarily pause recruitment for the SAFA trial.

If you are interested in taking part please email safa@soton.ac.uk and let us know if you can travel to one of the other open study sites for your baseline visit. The two follow-up visits can be done remotely via phone or video call and the study medicine can be posted out to you.

 

Teriann Evans or Delyth Braim, Research Nurse

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal address:

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park

Cardiff

CF 4XW

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

Nottingham - Queen's Medical Centre - temporarily closed

Due to Covid-19 clinical trials, this hospital had to temporarily pause recruitment for the SAFA trial.

If you are interested in taking part please email safa@soton.ac.uk and let us know if you can travel to one of the other open study sites for your baseline visit. The two follow-up visits can be done remotely via phone or video call and the study medicine can be posted out to you.

 

Joanne Llewellyn, Research Nurse

Email: safa@soton.ac.uk

Postal address:

Queen's Medical Centre 

Derby Road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH

 

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 - OPEN

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

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