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OCTAVE trial - Examining the immunological effects of COVID-19 vaccination in patients with conditions potentially leading to diminished immune response capacity

This study looked at the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in patients receiving COVID-19 vaccination as part of routine care - particularly the immune responses in clinically vulnerable groups across the UK, including patients with chronic diseases and/or secondary immunodeficiency, compared to each other in OCTAVE and to healthy controls in parallel studies.

Top 10 priorities for occupational therapy research in the UK

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists recently asked for feedback on identifying the top 10 research priorities for occupational therapy. Setting the research agenda and addressing the unanswered questions that matter most to people accessing and delivering occupational therapy services is an important part of their work.