Trial Launch Date 19 July 2016
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the ADAM Study, recruitment has begun across the five study sites, and we look forward to updating you with progress in the Autumn newsletter. Thanks to everyone involved with getting to this point, we appreciate the support from you all. Thanks also to the clinical teams for their patience while we wait to launch the study.
Congratulations to the ADAM Trial Manager Dr Kim Donoghue on the birth of her baby boy in early June
We’d like to give a warm welcome to Dr Sadie Boniface who is in post to cover Kim’s maternity leave – welcome to the team Sadie!
Building links with CNWL addiction specialist services
To continue the further development of our telephone intervention pharmacists we conducted a training and networking event with the Central and North West London (CNWL) Addiction Specialist Pharmacists. This session helped build links and relationships between our trial pharmacists and addiction specialist pharmacists. This meeting provided a unique learning opportunity for the telephone pharmacists to gain insight and understanding of the range of support given by pharmacists in drug and alcohol service. Many thanks to Fahreen Hasham, Noor Assadi and Soyar Sherkat who shared their time and wisdom with us.
Training and development
Visit the link below for the latest available MOOCs:
Information on Good Clinical Practice Training is available here:
NIHR New Media Competition
The ADAM team entered the NIHR New Media Competition, and created a 2 minute video about the study and Patient and Public Involvement in developing the trial. Unfortunately we were not successful in being shortlisted, but you can read the story of creating the video in the ADAM Study Blog.
You can view the video here: https://youtu.be/XH1_Tc7lMug
Special congratulations to Professor Sir John Strang who received a Knighthood in the Queen’s birthday honors this year for services to medicine, addiction and public health.
Professor Strang is Head of the Addictions Department in the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) and is also Leader of the Addictions Clinical Academic Group of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre.
Wishing everyone a lovely Summer!