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14 Sep 2018

24 Sites open to ATTEST 2 recruitment, with 237 patients randomised! 

We would like to welcome two new ATTEST 2 sites:

Southampton General Hospital. (Site 36). PI: Dr Richard Marigold

Southend University Hospital. (Site 25). PI: Dr Paul Guyler

August was the best month for ATTEST 2 patient recruitment since the trial first opened, with 38 patients randomised, just beating the recruitment total for July (37 patients)! Many thanks to all open sites who have been busy recruiting during the summer.


13 Aug 2018

200 ATTEST 2 patients randomised!

We are please to announce that the 200th ATTEST 2 patient was randomised at St George's Hospital, London on 13th Aug 2018! Congratulations to all sites helping to meet this milestone.


29 Jun 2018

There are now 22 open ATTEST 2 sites!

New sites opened during Apr - Jun include:

Great Western Hospital, Swindon. (Site 34). PI: Dr Tim Slade

Yeovil District Hospital. (Site 35). PI: Dr Khalid Rashed

KCH, London. (Site 9). PI: Dr Laszlo Sztriha

Poole (Site 40). PI: Dr Suzanne Ragab

Peterborough City Hospital. (Site 44). PI: Dr Santhosh Subramonian

Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. (Site 32). PI: Dr Owen David

Watford General Hospital. (Site 27). PI: Dr Mohit Bhandari

Charing Cross Hospital. (Site 13). PI: Dr Marius Venter

Luton & Dunstable NHSFT University Hospital. (Site 23). PI: Dr Lakshmanan Sekaran


18 May 2018

ESOC 2018.

We were pleased to present ATTEST 2 in poster format at ESOC 2018


11 Apr 2018

100 patients randomised!

We are delighted to announce that the 100th patient was randomised in ATTEST 2 on 9th April 2018 by the team at Countess of Chester Hospital! Thank you to all our sites who have helped us reach this milestone.


28 Mar 2018 

13 sites open to ATTEST 2 patient recruitment, with 92 patients randomised.

New sites opened to patient recruitment during Feb & Mar include:

UCLH. (Site 07). PI: Dr Richard Perry

Royal Hampshire County Hospital. (Site 38). PI: Dr Lucy Sykes

Countess of Chester Hospital. (Site 19). PI: Dr Syed Haider

QEH, Birmingham. (Site 17). PI: Dr Don Sims

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. (Site 03). PI: William Whiteley


25 Jan 2018

ATTEST 2 presented at ISC.

We were delighted to present the ATTEST 2 trial in poster format at the International Stroke Conference 2018 in Los Angeles! 

Eight sites open to ATTEST 2 patient recruitment, with 52 patients randomised 

We would like to welcome on board our new sites:

Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle (Site 11). PI: Dr Bhavini Patel

St George's Hospital, London (Site 08). PI: Dr Sofia Dima

December saw the first patient outside of the home site being randomised by the team at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.  John Radcliffe Hospital was the first English site to get 'green for go' to begin patient recruitment, and have now randomised 3 patients.  The team at Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, have also randomised 3 patients since opening on 3rd Jan 2018. Well done to all!


19 Dec 2017

UK Stroke Forum, Liverpool 2017. 

The ATTEST 2 team held an investigator meeting at the UKSF in November 2017.  We were delighted to see so many of you there and to have the opportunity to discuss the trial with you at our University of Glasgow Stroke Trials exhibition stand.  We hope to see you in Telford next year!

Six sites open to ATTEST 2 patient recruitment

We are pleased to announce that an additional five sites opened to ATTEST 2 recruitment during November/ December 2017.  These include:

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. (Site 02). PI: Dr John Reid

Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. (Site 06). PI: Dr Ivan Wiggam

Leeds General Infirmary. (Site 14).  PI: Dr Ahamad Hassan

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. (Site 10). PI: Prof James Kennedy

Salford Royal Hospital. (Site 15). PI: Dr Chris Douglass

These are the first centres to open outside the home site, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, which opened to recruitment in December 2016. To date 39 patients have been randomised into the trial, and we look forward to increasing this with our collaborating sites.

Thank you to all sites for providing the various information required for site set up and completing the necessary trial training.  We look forward to giving your site the 'green for go' to begin patient recruitment shortly.