Glendevon Medical Centre

Riverside Surgery

Clinical Research

We are delighted to announce that the Practice is a research active practice. Conducting high-quality clinical research helps us to keep improving NHS care by finding out which treatments work best.

The practice is also accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners with Research Ready Advanced status

In this practice you might be asked to take part in a clinical research study. Alternatively, ask our staff about clinical studies suitable for you.

Taking part in a clinical research study is voluntary and can be a rewarding experience.

Our current research studies are organised by the Clinical Research Network South West which is part of the NHS National Institute for Health Research.

The research is all ethically approved and selected specially for primary care to help improve medical care now and in the future.

You may be invited to take part in research. There is no obligation to take part and if you decline it will not affect your treatment in any way.

For more information or if you would to know whether you are eligible to take part in a study, please contact Lydia, our Research Practitioner  on for further details.

Our current studies include:

Research in to potential treatments for patients with COVID-19

For more information click here: Patient information leaflet


(Bisoprolol In COPD Study)

For more information click here: Patient information leaflet


For more information click here: ATTACK Study website


(Getting the right classification and treatment from diagnosis of diabetes)

For more information click here: Patient information leaflet


(Extremely Early-onset Type 1 dibetes)

For more information click here:

Clinical Research GDPR

Teign Estuary Medical Group is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners for Research Ready – Advanced status. We are also one of the few Sessional (top tier) Research ... [continue] Clinical Research GDPR

COVID-19 Testing

If you have any of the symptoms of COVID19: New temperature New persistent cough New anosmia (loss of taste +/- smell) You may apply for a test via the Research ... [continue] COVID-19 Testing

Current studies

Current studies at Teign Estuary Medical Group Updated 18/01/2023 Click on the name of the study to open the Study page   MucACT COPD (What is the clinical effectiveness and ... [continue] Current studies

Germ Defence

The practice in partnership with the Universities of Southampton, Bath and Bristol is promoting the Germ Defence website, which is an evidence-based behaviour change website that provides advice on infection ... [continue] Germ Defence

Date published: 16th February, 2017
Date last updated: 12th January, 2023