PRINCIPLE Pharmacy Covid Trial 

PRINCIPLE Pharmacy Covid Trial 

October 27, 2020

The PRINCIPLE Trial is primary care’s flagship Urgent Public Health clinical trial platform.  It is the only truly national trial of treatments for COVID-19 in the community and is endorsed by the Chief Medical Officers of the four UK nations. The trial, which is sponsored by Oxford University is seeking to recruit people with symptoms of COVID-like-illness who are aged 50 and over and have a comorbidity, or who are aged 65 and over, with or without comorbidity.

They are looking to pharmacists and pharmacy colleagues in supporting our work by helping to direct anyone with suspected or even confirmed SARS-COV-2 infection to the trial at

Once eligibility is confirmed any treatment and study materials will be sent out by couriers directly to the participant by the Study Team.


For more information please view the full letter, patient information leaflet and flyer.

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