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Ophthalmology Research

Ophthalmology Research currently has three main streams 

Glaucoma and Hyperspectral Imaging

Gloucestershire Retinopathy Research Group

National Ophthalmology Database


European Vision Institute Clinical Trials Network (

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a qualified Clinical Trials Site of Excellence as a member of EVICR.

Principal Investigators:  Professor Peter Scanlon, Professor Andrew McNaught

European Vision Institute Clinical Research Network is a network of European Ophthalmological Clinical Research Sites, dedicated to perform clinical research in ophthalmology with the highest standards of quality, following the European and International Directives for Clinical Research according to harmonized SOPs. 

It is a platform for clinical trial research in Ophthalmology in Europe and a useful Industry resource in order to promote the development of new drugs and medical devices. 

This Network has an infrastructure for management of multicenter clinical trials. It has common and harmonized organizational and technical Standard Operating Procedures, quality control and staff training according to ICH GCP-Guidelines. serves as a fundamental resource for the development of translational research and particularly Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Industrial Innovation in the European Union. 

Go to EVICR website