Principal Investigator: Professor Liam Heaney
Name of the Study: Post-hospitalisation COVID-19 study:A national consortium to understand and improve long term health outcomes
PHOS COVID STUDY (TIER 2)
What is the Research question/aim? The challenges are to understand the magnitude of the burden of this post-COVID-19 chronic disease as a whole and in specific at-risk groups; the underlying mechanisms and biomarkers to predict future risk, the most efficacious and cost-effective pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions and how to construct long-term integrated clinical and research pathways required to tackle future waves of COVID-19 and other pandemics.
What the Study involves: Two 4 hour visits over 12 months.
Who can take part in the Study?
We are undertaking a research study involving adults who have been admitted to hospital with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection.
Professor Liam Heaney
Wellcome Trust Wolfson Northern Ireland Clinical Research Facility
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
97 Lisburn Road
People locally who would like to be involved with this significant study can do so by contacting:
Telephone: 028 950 407829