World-leading study into long-term health impacts of COVID-19 launched by UKRI and NIHR

Content originally from Medical Research Council

Today, UKRI and NIHR are announcing £8.4 million funding for one of the world’s largest studies into the long-term physical and mental health impacts of coronavirus on hospitalised patients. Results from the UK-wide study will inform the development of new and better measures to treat and rehabilitate patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

Around 10,000 patients are expected to take part in the ground-breaking new study, led by the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, a partnership between the University of Leicester and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The Post-HOSPitalisation COVID-19 (PHOSP-COVID) study will draw on expertise from a consortium of leading researchers and doctors from across the UK.

Read the full news article on the UKRI website.