National Centre for Drug Adherence Testing

Leicester’s Hospitals has developed world leading expertise in the measurement of prescribed medications in the urine. By measuring the quantity and types of medicine in the urine, we can determine whether a patient is taking their medication correctly (known as ‘adherence’).

The expertise to staff the National Centre for Drug Adherence Testing (NCAT) is derived from a partnership between the hospital, the University of Leicester and the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre.

NCAT is led by Drs Pankash Gupta and Prashanth Patal, and is co-ordinated by Carole Jones.

For more information, please contact +44 116 2586550 or email

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