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ASCOT Clinical Drug Trials Open for Patient Enrolments

We are excited to announce that the clinical drug trials (ASCOT), which will test the effectiveness of two existing drugs in patients hospitalised with COVID-19, are open for patient enrolments. The number of hospitals involved has grown to around 70 Australian hospitals, in every state and territory, and over 10 hospitals in New Zealand. The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Pharmacy is currently distributing the drugs needed for the trials to all hospitals involved. Due to Australia's social distancing policies, there are currently less than the expected number of patients available for trial participation, but this may change ...