Published: 21/06/22

The need for health research is essential so new treatments can be developed for conditions such as asthma, cancer, dementia, heart failure and mental health issues. SHARE would like to improve the prevention and treatment of disease, which is why they are asking for your help.
SHARE – The Scottish Health Research Register and Biobank, is a register of people aged 11 years and over, who are interested in helping health research and being contacted by SHARE if a relevant health project becomes available.

Health research can be anything from filling in a survey about your diet, to researching a new medication for an illness you may have. They need both healthy people and those with medical conditions to join. SHARE also seeks your permission to keep any leftover blood following routine clinical tests (e.g. if you have given a blood test at your GP). This leftover sample is anonymised and can be used to help genetic research.

Please sign up to SHARE today at If you prefer to speak with someone, please contact them on 01382 383471.

There is no obligation for anyone who registers to take part in any projects. Signing up to SHARE allows them to keep you informed of what research is available in Scotland.

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