Join the study

Why have I been invited to take part?

We are inviting you to take part in this study as you:

We welcome people from all communities to join the study. Minority ethnic and migrant communities have had higher rates of COVID-19 hospital admissions, and we encourage people from these communities to consider taking part.

You do not need to have had COVID-19 infection or vaccination to join the study – it is important for us to include people who have and have not been infected or vaccinated.

You do not need to look after patients directly to join the study.

What will happen if I decide to take part?

We will ask you to:

Registration for DIRECT is now closed. Thank you for your interest in the project.

If you are affected by any of the issues raised in your participation in UK-REACH or are looking for information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) please visit: