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Ball Tree Surgery is the Research Administration Hub for Adur Practices.

Ball Tree, New Pond Row, Orchard, Manor, Harbourview Healthcare, Northbourne Surgeries are working to provide everyone in the Adur area with the opportunity to take part in NHS Research for Patient Benefit.

Current Research Projects


Mind Shine Study

Opportunities to Participate


Would you like to try a practitioner-guided self-help course for depression that you can do at home?

We are running a research project looking at whether self-help books for depression can be helpful. You will be given one of two self-help books and six support sessions with a trained practitioner to help you make the best of the book.

 If you are eligible to take part, you will receive three £20 shopping vouchers

 Would you like to find out more?

If you think you might be experiencing depression, are at least 18 years old and living in West Sussex please contact a member of the research team by phone on 07738 757 632 or by email at 

 The study has been approved by the London Surrey NHS Research Ethics Committee, and will be recruiting volunteers until July 2019

 Please click on the following link for more information 

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