NIHR Associate Principal Investigator (PI) Scheme

RELIEF has been registered for the NIHR CRN Associate Principal Investigator (PI) Scheme and has been included in the List of Registered Studies on the NIHR Associate PI Scheme websiteWe strongly encourage all participating sites to identify trainees who would be interested in enrolling.

Applicants from participating sites can register to be Associate PIs for this study having obtained approval from their Local PI and the RELIEF Trial Manager using the NIHR Associate PI Scheme Applicant Registration Form, which is available on the NIHR website; see section “How do I apply to be an Associate PI?”.

We ask that all potential Associate PIs also send their research CVs to the Chief Investigator at

Supporting information about RELIEF that is needed for your registration form:

  • CPMS number: 48195
  • Name of Clinical Trials Unit: Bristol Trials Centre (Bristol Randomised Trials Collaboration)
  • Name of Trial Manager: Maddie Clout
  • Email of Trial Manager:

 Where can I get more information about the Associate PI scheme?

There is an overview of the scheme, FAQs, a list of registered studies and online forms for completion on the NIHR website, “here”.