In response to COVID-19, the staff at CHaRT are now working from home.  During this time, CHaRT will continue to support all our studies.  

We are continuing to keep in touch with the participants in our studies.  

If you have any questions about any of our studies, please get in touch on 01224 438198 (and leave a message) or email

You can also find information about COVID-19 from the NHS websites in:

EnglandScotlandWales and Northern Ireland  

There is also information about COVID-19 on the government website.


The Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials (CHaRT) is located in the Health Services Research Unit (HSRU) as a joint  initiative with the University of Aberdeen’s Institute of Applied Health Sciences (IAHS).

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CHaRT is a UK Clinical Research Collaboration registered clinical trials unit. CHaRT's goal is to collaborate in high quality Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs), providing access to the core competencies of experienced trialists, trial management, data processing and management, statistics, and health economics. Through scientific and technical partnership, CHaRT will address important health questions in the increasingly challenging scientific, legal and regulatory environment in which RCTs will be conducted.. 


The CHaRT Senior Management Team

                                                    The CHaRT Senior Management Team