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Research and Clinical Trials

Are YOU over 40 and living with osteoarthritis of the knee?

If so the ACT-FLARE study would love to hear from you.


This is a study run by the NHS Clinical Research Network and Keele University and we are delighted to be involved in supporting it.


ACT-FLARE: ACuTe FLAREs and flare phenotypes in knee osteoarthritis: an observational case-crossover study to improve recognition and advice for prevention and management.

The aim of this study is to try to help uncover the causes of knee osteoarthritis flare-ups. By joining this online community and sharing your experiences, you might be able to help the way that we understand knee pain in order to improve peoples’ lives.

If you want more information or would like to share your experiences to help others, you can contact them either by phone 01782 732950 or you can join the study through the following link: 

 ACT-FLARE Clinlical Trial

If you have any more questions, please do not hesitate to contact one of our clinicians for more information or the Lead GP for this study, Dr Beltran-Martinez.

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