Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit
The Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit (PCTU) leads and supports clinical trials in which the primary question of interest relates to intervention effectiveness: whether an intervention works under real-life conditions. It also leads and supports pilot studies for these trials. Currently, the unit focuses on trials of complex interventions, and on trials designed to understand processes explaining effectiveness, but also supports a small number of other pragmatic trials. In addition, the unit leads methodological research relevant to its focus.