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NHS University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust GP Practices in north and east London will soon be taking part in research called the SUMMIT Study The SUMMIT Study is being run by University College London (UCL) and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) sample and fill out a questionnaire At the SUMMIT Study appointment, you may be asked to give a blood sample and fill out a questionnaire The study is entirely voluntary and you do not have to take part. Strict security measures will ensure your information is kept safe and confidential What do I do now? Invitations will be sent out over the next year. If you receive one and you would like to take part, contact the phone number included with the letter Who will be invited? People aged between 50-77 who are registered with participating GP practices in only UCLH researchers are organising the appointments for the study For this to happen, participating GP practices will securely share If you do not want to receive an invitation and you do not want UCLH researchers to have your information, please phone 0300 303 4109 or email Opting out will not stop you being What is involved? If you are eligible, your GP will send you an invitation letter in the post, with a phone number to call. Depending on your responses to some questions over the phone you may be invited to attend a Lung Health Check or a SUMMIT Study appointment. the names and addresses of potentially eligible individuals with UCLH researchers. The study team will invite people and coordinate study appointments. They will keep the details of everyone they invite for up to 10 years, to collect nvited for other NHS appointments. Further details are available at www.summitstudy.co.uk At the Lung Health Check, you may mportant health-related information be offered a scan of your lungs (called and help develop future health a CT scan), be asked to give a blood services Version 1 190CT2018