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UK Research Registries

If you are interested in taking part in research in the UK you might want to register with one of the services below. By registering you could increase your chances of taking part in a study as the researchers will contact you when something suitable comes along.

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Join Dementia Research

Join Dementia Research is a UK-wide service that makes it easy for anyone to take part in vital dementia research. Anyone over 18 can sign up, whether you have dementia or not. Simply register your details and a researcher will be in touch when an appropriate study becomes available. You can decide whether to take part in individual studies, with no obligation.

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HealthWise Wales

HealthWise Wales is an opportunity for everyone in Wales aged 16 or over to take part in research. Funded by the Welsh Government and led by Cardiff University, individuals answer simple questions about health and lifestyle which helps researchers to better understand the health of people living in Wales.

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SHARE Scotland

The Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE) is a register of people aged 11 and over who are willing to be invited to take part in research projects, and have also consented to allow SHARE to use any leftover blood following routine clinical testing. This will aid health research and improve future healthcare throughout Scotland.

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Discover (North West London)

If you live in North West London, are aged 18 or older, and are interested in taking part in health research, you can sign up to Discover. All you have to do is give your name, sex, postcode and date of birth. Once you have signed up, you will be contacted about research opportunities relevant to you.

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Research for the Future (Greater Manchester)

Research for the Future is an NHS supported campaign to encourage people to take part in health research. The majority of the research offered takes place in and around Greater Manchester. The ‘Help BEAT’ campaigns invite people aged 18+years, living with certain health conditions to register to hear about relevant research opportunities. Current campaigns include Help BEAT Diabetes; Help BEAT Heart Disease, Help BEAT Kidney Disease and Help BEAT Respiratory Disease.