We’re supporting University of Oxford’s PRINCIPLE Trial to find COVID-19 treatments for the over 50s that can be taken at home.

What is the PRINCIPLE trial?

University of Oxford are conducting a nationwide clinical trial to find medicines that can help people with COVID-19 symptoms get better quickly and stop them needing to go to hospital. They are currently recruiting participants through their website, as well as through GP practices across the UK.

Who can participate in the trial?

You may be able to join the PRINCIPLE Trial if:

  • You have symptoms of COVID-19 and have had them for less than 15 days
  • You have had a positive test for COVID-19 and are currently experiencing symptoms which have started in the last 14 days

You also need to be:

  • Over 65 years old or
  • 50-64 years old and have an underlying condition