Paper and electronic data capture (EDC) case studies

From UKCRC registered CTU’s to NHS trusts and universities, ePC deliver both traditional paper and electronic data capture (EDC) projects in the UK and abroad.

Scroll down to read our case studies and learn more about how we can support multi-disciplinary clinical trial teams.


York Teaching Hospital save 165 hours throughout Phase III clinical study by moving from paper to electronic data capture

York Teaching Hospital move from paper CRFs to electronic data capture for the FIT (Faecal Immunochemical Test) study.


LSHTM and MenAfriCar select data capture software to support study into meningococcal carriage in the African meningitis belt

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and MenAfriCar are using eClinical to study meningococcal meningitis carriage in households in Africa and document the impact of a new vaccine (PsA-TT) on reducing transmission of serogroup A meningococcal meningitis.

The data capture software pre-populates the paper CRF’s prior to collecting data from thousands of study participants across Africa. The forms are scanned, indexed and exported to the main trial database in London.


South East Wales Trials Unit (SEWTU) implement data capture system to coordinate multi-centre trials from across the UK and beyond

SEWTU is currently using eClinical to scan surveys, verify data and export paper case report forms, questionnaires and patient feedback forms directly into a clinical trial database across various studies.


Clinical Trials Group at UCL use EDC system to capture and verify patient feedback

Clinical Trials Group at UCL manage follow-up information from patients involved in clinical trials.


Keele CTU uses TeleForm software to scan, verify and export paper questionnaires and case report forms

Keele Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) specialises in the development and delivery of high-quality multicentre clinical trials, testing treatments and health services, as well as other high-quality clinical studies, including large epidemiological studies, in primary and secondary care settings with the aim of improving patient care.

Keele CTU has a well established track record of research delivery particularly in the areas of primary care research. Operational services such as trial management, software development, data management and statistical services are provided to support the delivery of high quality, ethically and clinically relevant research. Staff within the CTU have a strong knowledge base of research methodology and Trust/Primary Care procedures. They have an understanding of the needs of the Sponsor, Investigator and the Participants.

To facilitate the required data collection for their studies, Keele CTU uses TeleForm software to scan, verify and export paper questionnaires and case report forms directly into a database.

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