The LOCI Study

The LOCI Study, are looking for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who are trying to conceive, to take part in a new clinical trial, called ‘LOCI’. LOCI is investigating the effectiveness of two different drugs (letrozole and clomifene) on fertility, pregnancy and successful births. Both of these drugs aim to induce or ‘switch on’ […]

Last modified: June 8, 2023

The ADEPT-2 Study

The ADEPT-2 research team are running a study to find out whether the ‘talking’ therapy Guided Self-Help is an effective treatment for depression in autistic adults.

Last modified: June 8, 2023

The CICADA study

The CICADA study is a large national research study exploring the pandemic experiences of different groups of people across the UK. Please see the flyer below for more information:

Last modified: July 12, 2022

Knee pain? Over 45?

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust are conducting a study that will test non-drug treatments for knee pain and are looking for people to take part. For more info: or Call: 0800 130 3419

Last modified: July 15, 2022

Have you been in hospital with COVID-19?

If you are still suffering with COVID-19 symptoms after being in hospital, you could help contribute to developing better care for people after COVID-19. The REGAIN study aims to find out which of two treatments is better for helping people recover after being in hospital with COVID-19: An on-line rehabilitation exercise and recovery support group […]

Last modified: February 11, 2022

CCTV Policy

The practice uses CCTV at our sites. Attached is our policy for the use of CCTV.

Last modified: September 8, 2021

General Practice Extraction Service

Earlier this year we publicised the pending NHS Digital GP Data for Planning and Research (GPDfPR) GP record data extraction and your ability to opt-out. The programme was scheduled for launch in July and then delayed until September. It has now been delayed indefinitely.  Concerns were raised by patients and GPs about potential problems with […]

Last modified: July 21, 2021

Could you help with a research study about Type 2 diabetes?

Research in Newcastle has shown that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed to normal. Professor Roy Taylor’s team is now testing whether this is also possible for non-obese people with type 2 diabetes. We are looking for people with Type 2 diabetes of less than 6 years duration for a 1 year research study. Individuals […]

Last modified: March 25, 2021

Germ Defence Study

We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home. It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from […]

Last modified: March 10, 2021

Accessibility Statement for Claypath & University Medical Group

This accessibility statement applies to the practice website you are currently browsing. This website is run by Claypath Medical Practice. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to: change colours, contrast levels and fonts (through browser extensions or third party software) […]

Last modified: August 25, 2022

SMS Text Message Policy

Summary Claypath and University Medical Group uses a service called AccuRx Chain SMS to send text messages to patients for a range of purposes including recall, care plans, patient information and delivering test results. We assume that as a patient, if you provide your mobile number, you give implied consent for the surgery to use […]

Last modified: July 28, 2020

Publication of GP Net Earnings

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice are publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. It should be noted, however, that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice, and should not […]

Last modified: March 19, 2024

Regulatory Bodies

Our practice is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) who can ask for information about patients and staff alike.  We must comply withi their requests. Our clinicians are also regulated by various professional bodies such as the General Medical Council (GMC) and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Last modified: May 28, 2020

Research Involvement

Claypath and University Medical Group is proud to be involved in Primary Care Research. The practice is actively engaged with the NHS National Institute for Health Research and Local Research Centres, and can signpost suitable and willing patients to relevant research studies that  might be of relevance to them. A copy of our Research Privacy […]

Last modified: August 12, 2020