After nearly six years, ALPHA has closed patient recruitment! We would like to thank everyone who has been a part of our study, from our patients to the healthcare professionals across the country who have made the trial possible. We finished with a grand total of 441 randomisations and hope...

Our Chief Investigator, Dr Miriam Wittmann, recently featured in an episode of Dermatology UK the podcast! Check it out to learn more about the ins and outs of hand eczema, and to hear a bit more about our work on ALPHA. You can find it here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6wEYFNzfn2IXs0RRyMRorL?si=2EUN3bMUQ9OKVxciMna7GA

Meet our ALPHA Research Champions of the month- Dr Shanti Ayob, Jo Llewellyn, Dr John English & Stef Townsend from Nottingham University Hospitals! Despite having only opened as an ALPHA site in January 2020, the research team at NUH have already successfully registered and randomised patients. The dermatology research nurses...

Earlier this week our Chief Investigator, Dr Miriam Wittmann, was interviewed by Naomi Kent on BBC Radio Leicester‘s morning show. She spoke about the impact of severe hand eczema on daily life and about how ALPHA research is hoping to find the best way to treat the condition. Don’t worry...

This week the Clinical Trials Research Unit have taken over the University of Leeds Instagram! Check out their stories across the week, featuring some wonderful clips from ALPHA patient Maria about her experiences with severe hand eczema and taking part in research: https://www.instagram.com/universityofleeds/

Meet our ALPHA Research Champions of the month- Janice, Paul, Caroline and Shona from Ninewells Hospital in Tayside! Here’s their story: “This research to help find the best treatment for severe hand eczema will make a big difference to patients with this debilitating condition. Our patients have regular visits enabling...