Research Practice

Great Massingham and Docking surgeries are a member of the Norfolk Primary Care Research Network (PCRN).

The PCRN is part of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network and is funded by the Department of Health.

The PCRN is dedicated to providing world-class infrastructure to conduct clinical research in primary care settings.

Clinical research is fundamental to the work of the NHS. Only by carrying out research into ‘what works’ can treatments be improved for patients, and to understand how to focus NHS resources were they will be most effective.